Matterhorn

Matterhorn


From £3,600
Altitude 4,478m Grade: Intermediate
6 Mountain Days Guide Ratio: 1:2 then 1:1 on the Matterhorn

The Matterhorn is one of the most recognisable and exquisitely beautiful mountains in the world, a must do mountain on any Alpinist's tick list!

The aim of this course is to climb via the Hörnli ridge from Zermatt after acclimatising and training on peaks in the Saas Fee Valley. Three days have then been set aside to attempt the Matterhorn. This climb is very dependent on the weather forecast and the conditions prevailing on the mountain. If it is not possible or your guide feels you are not ready for the climb then you will attempt an alternative peak.

Previous Experience

This course is suitable for those with considerable previous Alpine mountaineering and rock climbing experience. We recommend one of our Alpine Introduction courses or Rock Climbing courses if you don't have these skills, in order to build up to the Matterhorn.

More dates available upon request, please contact the Adventure Peaks office.

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Dates & Prices

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Availability

DatesAvailabilityDays Price Select
13th Jul 2024 - 20th Jul 2024 Guaranteed8 £3,600 Book Now
27th Jul 2024 - 3rd Aug 2024 Guaranteed with Next Booking8 £3,600 Book Now
10th Aug 2024 - 17th Aug 2024 Guaranteed with Next Booking8 £3,600 Book Now
24th Aug 2024 - 31st Aug 2024 Guaranteed with Next Booking8 £3,600 Book Now

* A deposit of £400 will be required at checkout.

What's Included

  • Instruction/guiding (6 mountain days)
  • Guides Expenses
  • Hut accommodation (half board) and valley hotel accommodation on a B&B basis
  • 15% discount off the RRP on clothing and equipment purchased at Adventure Peaks shop

What's Excluded

  • Transport to Course venue
  • Insurance
  • All lunches and valley evening meals
  • Telepheriques (approx £100)
  • Transport during the Course
  • Personal equipment

Insurance

It is essential for a trip of this type that you are adequately insured. When researching insurance options, please ensure the policy covers you for the following:

  • Cancellation or curtailment
  • Helicopter rescue (most insurance companies will no longer cover for ‘search and rescue’ but providing you stay with the group, they will assist with ‘rescue’)
  • Repatriation
  • The altitude that you are expected to attain
  • The location especially when travelling to Antarctica
  • Grade of trek/climb/expedition
  • Medical cover

Adventure Peaks partners with Global Rescue to offer the world’s leading travel protection services.  Medical and security emergencies happen. When they do, we rely on Global Rescue to provide our clients with medical, security, travel risk and crisis response services. Without a membership, an emergency evacuation could cost over $100,000. More than one million members trust Global Rescue to get them home safely when the unexpected happens. We highly recommend our clients enroll with Global Rescue:
https://partner.globalrescue.com/adventurepeaks/



We are aware the following provide insurance:

For UK based clients:

HCC Medical Insurance Services: LLC sales@hccmis.com  Tel: 1-800-605-2282
Travelex Ins. Services: www.travelexinsurance.com  Tel: 1-800 228 9792
True Traveller Ins: www.truetraveller.com  Tel: 0333 999 3140 for treks including over 4500m
Austrian Alpine Club (UK) www.aacuk.org.uk  Tel: +44 (0)1929 556870
Rothwell & Towler: www.world-first.co.uk  Tel: 0345 908 0161 (under 6400m)
Campbell Irvine: www.campbellirvine.com  Tel: 0207 938 1737 (Not for treks/climbs with ropes – OK for Aconcagua)
J S Insurance: www.jsinsurance.co.uk  Tel: 0844 848 1500
Snowcard: www.snowcard.co.uk  Tel: 01295 660836
The B.M.C.: www.thebmc.co.uk  Tel: 0161 445 6111 (call and speak to Jim. Please note the BMC cannot cover Mt Damavand)
Dogtag: www.dogtag.co.uk  Tel: 0800 036 4824 (Check excess etc)

For non-UK based clients:

HCC Medical Insurance Services: LLC sales@hccmis.com  Tel: 1-800-605-2282
Travelex Ins. Services: www.travelexinsurance.com  Tel: 1-800 228 9792
True Traveller Ins: www.truetraveller.com  Tel: 0333 999 3140 for treks including over 4500m
Austrian Alpine Club (UK): www.aacuk.org.uk  Tel: +44 (0)1929 556870
AXA Worldwide Travel Ins: www.axainsurance.com  Tel: +44 (0)844 874 0360
Ingle International: www.ingleinternational.com  Tel: (USA) 1.800.360.3234
Insure for Less: www.insure4less.com.au (Australian clients)

You do not have to use any of the above, but if you make your own insurance arrangements documentary evidence of your own policy is required.

Please forward the details of your Insurance as soon as you have it: we need the insurance company’s name, their 24 hour emergency telephone number and your insurance policy number – admin@adventurepeaks.com

 

Reviews

Richard · 4 years ago ·

[The guides Massimo & Guido] were outstanding and a credit to mountain guides generally. I would say that their level of experience and expertise is far above that expected and they taught us valuable lessons in mountaineering which will stick with us and make us not only better mountaineers but safe and able to make good decisions. Please can you at Adventure Peaks make sure you recognise these two guides and pass on how we really value their instruction. Keep them on your books! At the hotel the staff were fabulous. All was great.

Chris · 5 years ago ·

This was my second AP trip. As with the first it was excellent in every respect. Our guide Hannah was exceptional.


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