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Climbing the Matterhorn. Italy

Climbing Materhorn from Italy

Monte Cervino (Matterhorn, Mont Cervin) is one of the most beautiful mountain peaks in the Alps - the dream of many climbers. The mountain is located on the border between Switzerland and Italy, in the heart of the Wallisian (Penninsky) Alps. Height 4478 meters. It rises above the Swiss village of Zermatt and the Italian village of Breul-Cervinia.

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Article:
109
Country:
Italy
Tour type:
Expeditions and ascents
Directions:
From Italy
Complexity:
Middle
Number of participants:
1- 2 persons
Maximum height:
4478 m
Season:
May - October
Start of the program:
Breuil-Cervinia
Finish program:
Breuil-Cervinia
Duration:
7 days
Price:
950 USD
Count:
Tours dates
  
28.04.202216.10.2022
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We offer 2 climbing options to the top of the Matterhorn (4478 m)

Option - 1. Climbing the Matterhorn from Italy along the Southwest ridge of Lyon, category of difficulty - 4A

Day 1

Meeting at Breuil-Cervinia. Check in at the hotel. (By appointment, meeting in Milan or Chamonix)

Day 2

Acclimatization excursion to the area of ​​Mount Breithorn (4164 m), we conduct mountaineering lessons. Settlement in the Shelter. For convenience and energy savings, you can use the cable car to Rifugio Guide del Cervino

Day 3

Acclimatization day with climbing Mount Breithorn (4164 m). Descent to the hotel (Breul-Cervinia)

Day 4

Day of rest, preparation for climbing

Day 5

Morning exit, climb to the Сarrel hut (3829 m). Overnight at the shelter (a mattress and a blanket are provided here). To save time and effort, it is possible to drive to the Abruzzi hut (Abruzzi, 2801m) by car.

Day 6

Climbing the Matterhorn (4478 m). Overnight at the shelter.

Day 7

Descent to the hut of Abruzzi Hut  and further to Breul-Cervinia. Hotel accommodation

Day 8

Return to Milan. Departure home. Or reserve day

 

Option - 2. Climbing the Matterhorn from Italy, moving to Switzerland, along the Hernli Northwest Ridge, difficulty category - 3B

Day 1

Meeting at Breuil-Cervinia. Check in at the hotel. (By appointment, meeting in Milan or Chamonix)

Day 2

Acclimatization excursion to the area of ​​Mount Breithorn (4164 m), we conduct mountaineering lessons. You can take the cable car to Rifugio Guide del Cervino. Descent to the hotel

Day 3

Acclimatization day with climbing Mount Breithorn

Day 4

Going to Switzerland, we move towards Lake Schwarzsee (Schwarzsee, 2580 m), then follow the ridge to the Hernley shelter (Hörnli, 3260 m). Overnight at the shelter. Preparation for climbing the Matterhorn.

Day 5

Climbing the Matterhorn along the Hernli ridge. After the ascent, we begin the descent along the Southwest Ridge to the Italian side along the Lyon route. Overnight at the shelter of the Carrel (3829 m). Possible descent to the Abruzzi hut

Day 6

Descent to Duca degli Abruzzi (3-4 hours), halt. Continuation of descent to Breul-Cervinia. Accommodation at a campsite / hotel. Possible departure to Milan airport

Day 7

Departure to Milan or Chamonix

Option 1: Breul Cervinia - Carrel hut - Matterhorn peak, 4478 m - Carrel hut - Abruzzi hut - Breul Cervinia

Option 2: Breul-Cervinia - Brighthorn, 4164 m - Lake Schwartz - Hornli hut, 3260 m - Matterhorn peak, 4478 m - Carrel hut - Abruzzi hut - Breul Cervinia

The cost of a package of services - from 950 US dollars *

* Payment is made in EURO !!!

* The cost depends on the number of participants, their training, the level of acclimatization, living conditions, transfers, cable cars, meals, etc.

The price does not include: two-way flight

ATTENTION!! All detailed information on the cost of the tour is sent at your request !!

Currently, more than 30 various routes from 3 to 6 categories of difficulty have been laid on the mountain

We offer 2 classic climbing options to the top of the Matterhorn (4478 m)

  • Climbing the Matterhorn from Switzerland along the Northwest Hernli Ridge, 3B
  • Climbing the Matterhorn from Italy on the Southwest ridge of Lyon, 4A

Before climbing, basic mountaineering lessons will be held, which are necessary as preparation for climbing the Matterhorn. In the process of training, participants will consolidate their skills in ligaments, moving around rocks and handling equipment. These classes will allow us to better acclimatize and tune the body up.

Additional Information

  • Participants under 16 years old are not allowed on the route.
  • The receiving party has the right to change the route according to weather conditions and the condition of the group
  • The price does not include: additional excursions, transfers outside the program, environmental fees, etc.
  • It is possible to provide additional services by prior arrangement: transfer: airport - hotel; rental of personal equipment, etc.
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