Matterhorn 4478m – Hornli ridge with mountain guide

Ascent of the Matterhorn via the Hornli ridge with a mountain guide

1.700,00

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Ascent of the Matterhorn via the Hornli ridge with a mountain guide. An experience aimed at expert mountaineers to reach the summit of Matterhorn.

Schedule

The following program may be subject to change at the sole discretion of the instructor due to weather reasons or safety conditions on the glacier.

DAY 1

  • Meeting in Cervinia at around 11am, presentations and ascent to the Cervino Guide Refuge.
  • Descent by cable car from Trockner Steg to Schwarzsee, and then up an easy path to the Hornli Hutte.
  • Dinner and overnight stay at the refuge.

DAY 2

  • Wake up early and climb the Matterhorn (4634m), the symbolic peak of the Alps along the Hornli ridge.
  • Descent along the same route to the Hornli Hutte. Dinner and overnight stay

DAY 3

  • Descent to Schwarzsee along the ascent path, ascent to Trockner Steg by cable car and ascent on foot along the Teodulo glacier to Testa Grigia, where you will take the lifts to return to Cervinia.
Participants
  • 1 per guide
Dates
  • Dates on request

Participants: Maximum 1 per guide

Required skills

Excellent physical condition. Very trained person who practices sports even at a non-competitive level. Previous experience on steep terrain. Have successfully completed an Advanced internship with Adventure Dreamers or comparable mountaineering curriculum.

Excellent physical condition. Very trained person who practices sports even at a non-competitive level. Previous experience on steep terrain. Have successfully completed an Advanced internship with Adventure Dreamers or comparable mountaineering curriculum.

The price includes

  • Mountain Guide Instructor for 3 days;
  • Common equipment (ropes, carabiners, etc)
  • Sign up to the Adventure Dreamers group in your region and be able to participate in free self-organised activities of our members throughout the year.

The price does not include

  • Personal and guide overnight stay on half board basis
  • Personal and guide cable car expenses
  • Travel expenses
  • Snacks and any packed lunches or in the refuge;
  • Personal mountaineering equipment (can be rented – See FAQ below)
  • Possibility to rent boots (at Monturastore AlpStation in Aosta)
  • Supplementary accident insurance ► more information
  • Everything that is not listed in the “the price includes” section

EXPECTED EXPENSES

  • 2 nights at the Hornli Refuge, half board guide + client (approximately €560)
  • Plateau Rosa Cable Car (Cervinia-plateau approximately €50 return)
  • Plateau Rosa guide cable car (Cervinia-plateau approximately €50 return)
  • Trockner Steg cable car (Trockner Steg-Schwarzsee approximately €20);
  • Trockner Steg guide cable car (Trockner Steg-Schwarzsee approximately €20);

Required personal equipment

• Layered clothing suitable for high mountains (See FAQ below)
• Harness, crampons, ice axe, helmet (can be rented – See FAQ below)
• Sunglasses (at least cat. 3, preferably 4), sun cream, hat, neck warmer, two pairs of snow gloves, thermos or water depending on the temperatures, 30/40 LT backpack
• Waterproof high ankle mountain boots

See FAQ for a complete list of equipment and clothing

The Guides

AD collaborates exclusively with UIAGM certified Alpine Guides

Over the years, an excellent relationship of collaboration, trust and friendship has been established with all the guides chosen for our events. We are a guarantee of a professional service carried out safely thanks to the experience of our guides.

FAQ

Domande frequenti
Excellent physical condition. Trained person who practices sports even at a non-competitive level. Previous experience on steep terrain. Have successfully completed an Advanced internship with Adventure Dreamers or comparable mountaineering curriculum. You can see this article for comparison.
Obviously good physical shape allows you to progress faster.
Progression above 4000m is more tiring than at low altitude, this is due to the lack of oxygen.
If you have mountain experience even in the winter season and have already reached another 4000m you will be able to participate

The registration fee includes:

– 3 days with a mountain guide
– Membership in the Adventure Dreamers group in your region, being able to participate in free self-organised activities of our members throughout the year.

However, it does not include nights and half board in the refuges, the guide’s lunches, cable cars, travel to the places where the event takes place and the rental of ice axes, crampons, harness and helmet.
The event will take place in Matterhorn’s massif in the locations indicated in the Program. However, due to weather conditions or the state of the glaciers and in any case for safety reasons, the Alpine Guide reserves the right to modify the program at its sole discretion.
The appointment is in Cervinia around 11:00 am.

The precise time and position will be communicated via WhatsApp, approximately 2/3 days in advance, based on weather and snow conditions.

CAR
A5 Turin-Monte Bianco motorway. Exit at Chatillon and reach the Breuil Cervinia cable cars where there is a car park.
BUS/TRAIN
The closest train station is Chatillon. A scheduled bus service to/from Breuil Cervinia is active (check times and activation yourself).
Several daily buses departing from Aosta. PLANE
Transfers are facilitated by the proximity to the international airports of Turin Caselle, Milan Malpensa, Milan Linate and Geneva (CH). For transfers to and from the airports, there are various possibilities with buses, taxis and rental cars.
In case of bad weather predicted by the guide the event will be cancelled. If the guide decides to confirm the event because he considers a high success rate and sufficient safety conditions with respect to the weather, the cost of the event will not be refundable. No refunds will be made if a member of the group is unable to reach the summit or if the guide decides to descend due to reasons due to the group’s abilities or the weather.
Winter mountain clothing, “onion” clothing is recommended, i.e. with various layers to be adjusted based on the temperature:
– thermal underwear
– pail or soft shell type layer – waterproof shell + warm down jacket or similar
– Soft-shell trousers (schoeller) or similar
– Hat or headband
– two pairs of snow gloves (one warm and one lighter and more sensitive)
– sunglasses
– UV rays protective cream
– Front
– Backpack 30/40 LT
– Sheet bag
– Telescopic poles (optional but very useful)
– Cramponable mountain boots (crampon insert at least in the heel)
-bars/dried fruit/gel for the climb
-water bottle

– Mountaineering equipment (harness, ice axe, crampons, helmet) ► Possibility of rental or purchase of the equipment in agreement!
– Boots can be rented at the Alp Station shop in Aosta (you have to arrange the rental yourself)
Common equipment such as ropes, webbing, carabiners etc. available from the mountain guide.

RENTAL The request for rental equipment must be communicated in good time, at least one week before the start of the event.
However, we recommend communicating this when purchasing the event. The guide will bring all the equipment directly to the event.

You can book your equipment from HERE

NOTE: We do not provide boot rental. Boots can be rented at the Monturastore AlpStation shop in Aosta (you have to arrange the rental yourself, the shop is located in Saint-christophe, Aosta, tel. 0165 267898) Useful links for choosing equipment and clothing:
Clothing and equipment for mountaineering, ski touring and ice climbing
In the event of bad weather forecast by the guide, the event will be cancelled. If the guide decides to confirm the event because he/she considers a high success rate and sufficient safety conditions with respect to the weather, the cost of the event will not be refunded. No refunds will be made if a member of the group is unable to reach the summit or if the guide decides to descend due to the group’s ability or the weather.
To consult all the information relating to our courses click HERE

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