My first 4000 m summit
The fantastic Breithorn high above Zermatt with 4164m is ideal for a first peak experience
The alpine landscape is fascinating. Wide glaciers, jagged mountain ridges and steep faces. Even more beautiful it is, to move in this environment and to stand on a peak far away from daily routine. Our mountain guides lead you securely and competent through the climbing of the Breithorn.
- 6 days guiding by certified mountain guide
- Accommodation in double room and 1x Hut with half board
- All Transfers in Switzerland
- Luggage Transport in Switzerland
- Customized Mammut Give Away
- Visit of the Mammut Head Quarter and welcome Brunch
From CHF 2250 per Person (with a group of 6-8 Pax)
Day 1 Welcome at the airport or as defined. Visit of the Mammut Head Quarter, the tour members get equipped. Transfer to the heart of Swiss Alps in Andermatt. Enjoy a guided tour through the beautiful village of Andermatt.
Day 2 Andermatt is the ideal place to get used to mountaineering, training your skills and acclimatisie to the height. By train to the Oberalppass, which marks the border between the Canton of Uri and Graubünden. Hike into the Maighels valley to the beautiful Lake of Tuma, the source of the Rhine River, the 2nd longest river in whole Europe.
Day 3 Enjoy a training day on the steep granit walls around Andermatt. Your mountain guide learns you how to do Via Ferrata. As well you have the possibility to abseil down an overhanging wall.
Day 4 After a short transfer you reach the famous Blevédère right on the beginning of the massive Rhoneglacier. Click on the crampons, the ice axe in your hand, roped together and safely guide you expolore the enternal ice of the glacier, pass deep crevasses and learn how to put ice screws to fix your rope. Enjoy then a visit in the Icetunnel to have an insight of the glacier. Beautiful drive through the canton of Wallis to Zermatt.
Day 5 By gondola to Schwarzsee. Enjoy a beautiful walk through the periglacial environment. The Matterhorn is just next to you. From Trockener Steg it’s just a short walk to Gandegghut, which was built in 1863 and where you stay for the night.
Day 6 Get back to Trockener Steg and from here by gondola to Klein Matterhorn. Your mountain guide ropes you together. Across a wide glacier plateau you reach the Breithorn and climb up the steep face to the top. Congratulation to your 1st 4000 m peak. Enjoy a beautiful view to most of Switzerland’s 4000 m peaks! After the descent the tour ends in Zermatt.