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My first 4 000

Climbing to the heart of the highest peaks of the Swiss Alps, with this introduction to mountaineering on 3 days. A first 4 000 m climb around Matterhorn that will open the doors of exploration in high mountains.

  • Fitness
  • Technique
  • Environment
  • 8-10, May 2020
    4 confirmed dates
  • 4 000 m high
    Zermatt area
  • 3 days
    2 nights
  • €510
    Price
  • 6
    Participants
3 available slots
out of 6

Route & Maps

DAY BY DAY

DAY 1

  • Meet at the Täsch Matterhorn Terminal at 8.30 am (exact location will be confirmed soon).
  • Welcome, weekend presentation, equipment check-up.
  • Departure by train to Zermatt (car-free city), then Matterhorn Glacier Paradise cabon to reach the dizzying heights of the mountains.
  • Roping and progression techniques.
  • Choice of the route according to the level of the group and the weather.
  • Installation at Rossi Volante's unguarded hut around 5 pm, from where you will enjoy a magnificent panorama.
  • Meal on stove, night in hut.

 

DAY 2

  • Wake up in the heart of the mountains.
  • Early breakfast and departure for an ascent.
  • You start to be more and more autonomous, you master the techniques of knots, roping.
  • We will leave the equipment useless at the shelter and will return at the end of the day to the same place (the choice of refuge for this second night may vary depending on the progress of the group, the weather and the guide's choice).

 

DAY 3

  • Breakfast, stretching and storage of equipment.
  • Progressive return to Zermatt.
  • Enjoy the last moments away from civilization to recharge the batteries thoroughly.
  • After some first aid and a last look at the 4 000 m that surround you, the stay will end with a friendly moment in a bar.
  • Return to the car park at 16h after the drink.

Activities

Departures & Prices

From To Adult price <21 years old Place restante  
May 29, 2020 May 31, 2020 510 € 460 € 3 Register
Jun 19, 2020 Jun 21, 2020 510 € 460 € 5 Register
Sep 18, 2020 Sep 20, 2020 510 € 460 € 6 Register

Included

  • Supervision and preparation by a mountain guide
  • Mountaineering equipment: harness, crampons, climbing equipment, helmets
  • Food: freeze-dried meals for evening and morning meals. Fresh meal at noon.
  • Accommodation: 2 nights in a shelter
  • Final pot in a bar in Zermatt

Not included

  • Journey to the meeting place Train Täsch-Zermatt (14 €) Matterhorn Glacier cabin lift (110 € with return)
  • Your personal material (download the required list)
  • Anything not specified in included
  • Repatriation Assistance Insurance
List of required gear for participants
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Terms and conditions to participate

4000m summit climb in a stunning place in Zermatt.

Up to 7 hours of activity a day. Presence of a guide during the expedition and autonomy possible without risk on certain portions.

  • Fitness
    Fitness
    Be in shape and ready for 6 hours exercise a day
  • Technique
    Technique
    Basics of moutaineering is a plus but is not compulsory either !
  • Motivation
    Motivation
    All gear up for a 4000m summit !

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