Breithorn mountain tour from Zermatt guided

Provided by: Zermatters

About this Guided private tour

Climb with a guide a four-thousand-meter peak of the Valais Alps and experience the view of 37 other four-thousand-meter peaks. This tour starts in Zermatt and is suitable for beginners and is done as a mountain tour in summer and as a ski tour in winter.

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About this Guided private tour

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About this Guided private tour

Climb with a guide a four-thousand-meter peak of the Valais Alps and experience the view of 37 other four-thousand-meter peaks. This tour starts in Zermatt and is suitable for beginners and is done as a mountain tour in summer and as a ski tour in winter.

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Highlights

Climb your first four-thousand-meter peak in 3-4 hours from Zermatt

Discover the five-peaked Breithorn at 4164 m.a.s.l. all year round

Take a selfie on the Breithorn on the border between Valais and the Autonomous Region of Aosta

Enjoy the view of 37 other four-thousand-meter peaks during a mountain tour in summer and a ski tour in winter

Let an experienced mountain guide lead you on a spectacular tour to the summit

Technical requirements also suitable for nature-loving beginners

Includes

3-4 hours mountain tour or ski tour on the Breithorn

Professional and experienced mountain guide

Rail ticket Zermatt - Klein Matterhorn return: CHF 114

Lunch

Equipment

Crampons, harness and ski pole from CHF 9 per person

Offers

  • Private mountain guide: maximum 6 people
  • In group: At least 3 people

Description

Make your dream come true and climb a 4000m peak together with a guide. On this tour you can enjoy the beautiful alpine environment as a professional or as a beginner and experience the magnificent feeling of standing on a 4000m peak.

The Breithorn has 5 peaks: Breithorn Occidentale (4164 m.a.s.l.), Breithorn Centrale (4159 m.a.s.l.), Breithorn Zwillinge and Schwarzfluh (4075 m.a.s.l.). This ridge runs from west to east. Breithorn Occidentale is the highest peak and also the easiest to climb.

You can expect a 3 to 4 hour mountain tour or ski tour on the Breithorn from Zermatt!

Meeting point: Matterhorn Express valley station

You will meet your mountain guide and other participants at the valley station of the Matterhorn Express. In summer you start at 07:30 and in winter at 08:15

Preparation: Equipment

Before you join the tour, it is important that you have the appropriate equipment. You can either bring your own or rent it on site in Zermatt. Please note that in winter you will need ski touring equipment.

Ascent Breithorn

On the Breithorn normal route your guide will lead you over hill and dale. You will cross the Breithorn pass and the Breithorn plateau, both of which are located at over 3000 meters above sea level. Here you will also find the highest ski slope in Europe. In winter, a beautiful descent over the Schwarztor awaits you.

Return journey: Zermatt

After about 3 - 4 hours the tour ends and in summer you take the cable car back to Zermatt together. In winter the descent is done by ski.

Practical information:

  • Languages offered: German, English, French
  • Good health is required for the tour
  • Requirements: no experience in high mountains necessary, you should be able to hike 2-4 hours
  • Equipment summer: mountain boots ankle high with good sole, warm clothes, sun protection, hat, gloves, climbing harness, crampons, backpack (max. 30l), thermos bottle, hiking/ski pole (incl. plate), high energy food
  • Winter equipment: Ski touring equipment, avalanche transceiver, warm clothing, hat, gloves, thermos flask, high-energy food, sunscreen

Swiss Activities Tip

Are you in the mood for spa and wellness after an eventful summit conquest? Then visit the Mountain Ashram Spa in Zermatt. Enjoy many different treatments and let your body and soul unwind after an eventful day in the fresh mountain air. Your muscles will be happy.

Video Breithorn

Important Information

  • Minimum age group: 16 years / Private: 12 years
  • Meeting point: summer 07:30 am / winter 08:15 am
  • Requirement summer: experienced mountain hiker, experience in walking with crampons, good endurance
  • Requirement winter: Freeride experience

Meeting Points

Zermatt, Matterhorn Talstation, 3920 Zermatt, Switzerland

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