MY FIRST 4000M SUMMIT

THE FANTASTIC BREITHORN HIGH ABOVE ZERMATT WITH 4164M IS IDEAL FO 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.

Group size

6 - 8 person per Mountain Guide

Services
Inclusive
  • 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
  • Equipment
  • Customized Mammut Give Away
  • Visit of the Mammut Head Quarter and welcome Brunch
Program
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.
Highlights
  • Mammut Head Quarter
  • Mammut Outlet Store
  • Reach the heart of Swiss Alps in Andermatt
  • Andermatt with it’s rich history. Four alpine passes start from here
  • 170 years ago already horse-drawn mail coaches crossed the Gottardopass to Southern Switzerland
  • Guided Andermatt tour
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.
Highlights
  • On the Glacier Express route to Oberalppass
  • Discover the source of the Rhine River
  • Beautiful Lake of Tuma
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.
Highlights
  • Via Ferrata training
  • First climbing experience
  • Abseiling an overhanging wall
  • Mammut Store and Lounge with welcome drink and lecture from one of the Mammut Alpine School guide
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.
Highlights
  • Glaciertrekking on the Rhoneglacier
  • Training to learn to use crampons and ice axe
  • Venerable Hotel Belvédère and Ice tunnel
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.
Highlights
  • Matterhorn Glacier Trail
  • View to Matterhorn
  • Mountain lakes
  • Overnightstay in Gandegghut
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.
We are happy to advise you

Our team is available by phone from Monday to Friday from 09.00 to 12.00 and from 14.00 to 17.00.

CH +41 (0)62 769 81 83
DE +49 (0)8334 36 20 362
AT +43 (0)7252 46051 4444

alpineschool@mammut.com

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