From the 3rd to the 7th of August 2022

5 days hiking trip around Matterhorn, probably the best-known peak in Europe. An amazing and demanding tour with some stages on high mountain terrain.

The tour will lead us around this pyramid-shaped peak. During this 5 days we’ll admire all the faces of Matterhorn discovering hidden gullies, buttresses, ridges, suspended glaciers and huge vertical walls.

Private groups (min 6 people) can choose different dates according to their needs

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Travel Program

1stDay

Cervinia m 2050 - Rifugio del Teodulo m 3317

From Cervinia we walk up easy paths through green meadows and, at higher altitude, screes. Our daily trip ends at Rifugio Teodulo 3317m where we spend the night. Optional lift from Cervinia.
Elevation gain 1312m - 4h

2ndDay

Rifugio del Teodulo m 3317 - Schonbielhutte m 2694

Departure from the hut, walk down toward Zermatt, untill Schwarsee. We continue the descent in the Zmutt valley, get Stafelalp 2200m and go on through an easy path in order to get the refuge Schonbielhutte 2694m.
Elevation gain 500m - loss 1120m - 6h

3rdDay

Schonbielhutte m 2694 - Cabane de Bertold m 3311

From the refuge we descent on the glacier Zmuttgletscher, climb up at the feet of Stockji and, at 3100m, we put the crampons on and continue through the Stockjigletscher, to the pass of Valpelline. Walking through the col of Tete Blanche we reach Cabane de Bertol 3311m, where we spend the night.
Elevation gain 1200m - loss 500m - 8/9 h

4thDay

Cabane de Bertold m 3311 – Refuge Prarayer m 2005

Walking down from the hut, we get the High Arolla glacier and climb it up to col Collon 3117m. We descend on the italian side, pass by rifugio Nacamuli and finally get refuge Prarayer 2005m.
Elevation gain 620m - loss 1920m - 7/8h

5thDay

Rifugio Prarayer m 2005 - Cervinia m 2050

We walk up “comba” of Valconera and, through a steep path, reach Valconera Pass 3066m. We descend to refuge Perucca Villermroz and continue until a long crossing lead us to Cervinia, final point of our trek.
Elevation gain 1240m - loss 1190m - 6/7h


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The schedule may be subjected to change under unforeseen circumstances


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Info Ascensione

It’s a difficult trek, 3rd and 4th day are long and demanding.

Difficulties

EEA / Difficult Hiking

Skills required

Good training, basic skills in using crampons and ice axe are recommended

Duration, Participants and Deadline

Duration Min Max Deadline
5 days 4 5 14/07/2022

Equipements

High mountain clothing, harness, crampons, poles, Full equipment list will be provided with the information sheet

Documents

Alpine Club Card is recommended

Vaccination

no vaccinations are required

Prices

4 people470,00 €per person

Rate details

WHAT’S INCLUDED: Support and assistance of a UIAGM certified Mountain Guide, logistic organization, harness, crampons and ice axe rental, use of common materials, reservations to the huts.

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED: travel to get the meeting point, lift tickets (if any), half board in refuges or guest houses during the trekking (including your guide’s fees which will be split between the participants), personal equipment, drinks, other optional insurance, everything is not mentioned in “WHAT’S INCLUDED”.