Zermatt via ferrata for beginners and advanced climbers

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Experience a dizzying adventure above the rooftops of Zermatt on a well-secured via ferrata with a professional guide.

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Experience a dizzying adventure above the rooftops of Zermatt on a well-secured via ferrata with a professional guide.

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Highlights

Thrill on the climbing path secured with iron ladders

Degree of difficulty freely selectable for the whole family or experts

Challenge your skills at the foot of the Matterhorn

Professional accompaniment with practical and moral support

Visit of the historical Beresina Hut from Napoleon's time

Small groups of maximum 7 people

Includes

Access to the selected route (A,B or C)

Access to the via ferrata

Professional mountain guide

Equipment

Drinks and catering

Via ferrata set with harness, helmet and gloves + 9 CHF

Routes and offers

Depending on your level and challenge, you can choose the route that suits you best.

  • Route A: 2-3 hours - suitable for children, beginners and families Level KS 2 (medium).

  • Route B: 3-4 hours - suitable for advanced climbers level KS 4 (difficult)

Via ferrata Schweifinen with several access possibilities (you can try all of them). Highlight is the smooth outstanding rock face and logs to cross, a unique challenge.

  • Route C: 4-5 hours - suitable for advanced level KS 4 (difficult).

Via ferrata Schweifinen with swinging wire ladders and the vertical wall give you the ultimate kick.

You can join with a group or have a mountain guide do the routes entirely for you and your group

  • Private tour (1-7 persons)
  • Groups (4-7 persons)

Description

Experience a dizzying adventure above the rooftops of Zermatt on a via ferrata with a professional guide. A via ferrata is also called "Via Ferrata" and is a climbing route secured with iron ladders, iron pins, clamps and ropes

Depending on your choice of route, you can expect a 2-5 hour climbing experience through the beautiful nature of Zermatt!

Meeting point: Zermatt Base.

Here you will be met by your mountain guide. Together you will walk for about 30 minutes to the start of the via ferrata above Zermatt.

Preparation: Introduction.

Your mountain guide will explain everything you need to know for the via ferrata

Activity: via ferrata.

You will spend a few hours on the via ferrata with the difficulty level of your choice. Duration: about 2 to 5 hours

Return journey: individually to Zermatt

After your climbing experience you walk back to Zermatt individually.

Practical information:

  • Difficulty level KS 2 or KS 4 according to SAC hiking scale
  • Via ferrata set can be rented in Zermatt
  • No fear of heights and surefootedness required
  • Minimum number of participants for groups: 4 persons
  • call 2 days before booked date to discuss details
  • Realization is weather dependent
  • From June to October daily for private tour
  • From June to October Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays for groups

Swiss Activities Insider Tip

Next to the first stage of the via ferrata is the Berezina hut. It was built in 1811 as a reward for the volunteer soldiers who volunteered for war service in Russia. Unfortunately, it could never be given away, because none of the soldiers ever returned.

Video via ferrata Zermatt

Important Information

  • Bring along: Weather appropriate clothes, good/ closed shoes, drink & food, small backpack
  • Route A for children from 120cm

Meeting Points

Bahnhofstrasse 58, 3920 Zermatt, Switzerland

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