Presented by Zermatt Tourism, Mammut Sports Group and Zermatters Outdoor Experience
Nearly 150 years ago, Lucy Walker was the first woman to climb the Matterhorn, despite huge resistance from society. Today, women are no longer rare in mountain climbing. What's it like for a woman to climb the Matterhorn today? Our four women will tell you all about it, from the preparations to the summit experience.
The four women
… introduce themselves.
"I would do anything to achieve this goal. Because I’m really stubborn, I’ll get it done."
"When I was young, I spent part of my summer holidays in Zermatt to learn how to snowboard. My family spent time by the sea while I did this."
Tips from Matterhorn experts
“Don't forget - The summit is neither the final goal nor the end of the route; it’s important to get back to the valley.”