The Matterhorn Trek

Description

Hut trekking in the mountain paradise around Zermatt in the middle of the highest peaks and largest glaciers in the Alps. The package includes: Overnight hut stay with half board in four different huts Welcome apéro in each hut The Matterhorn Trek package allows one to experience the mountain world and life in the mountains up close and personal. In 4-6 hour stages over four days, the...

Hut trekking in the mountain paradise around Zermatt in the middle of the highest peaks and largest glaciers in the Alps.
The package includes:

  • Overnight hut stay with half board in four different huts
  • Welcome apéro in each hut

The Matterhorn Trek package allows one to experience the mountain world and life in the mountains up close and personal. In 4-6 hour stages over four days, the path leads through the Zermatt mountain world from hut to hut with mountain guides who are hut wardens at the same time. After each of the hikes, the hut team has a warm greeting with a welcoming apéro.

Enjoy an unforgettable hike through the Zermatt mountain world without a guide.

Day 1 – Trift
Climb from Zermatt (1,620 m) through the botanically interesting Trift Valley to the Trift mountain guest house (2,337 m).

Day 2 – Schönbiel
Climb to the viewing points at Höhbalmen and Hohliecht (2,675 m) and over the lateral moraine of the Zmutt Glacier to the Schönbiel Hut (2,694 m). Postcard view of the Matterhorn with an unusual perspective.

Day 3 - Base Camp Matterhorn
Under the Matterhorn North Wall through to the Base Camp Matterhorn | Hörnli Hut (3,260 m). This is where those climbers using the Hörnligrat begin their ascent to the Matterhorn summit. Those hikers who get up early can observe the alpinists parade of head lamps.

Day 4 – Gandegg
At the foot of Matterhorn along the Matterhorn glacier trail below the Matterhorn East Wall and on to the Gandegg Hut (3,030 m). Imposing view of the Gorner Glacier, Monte Rosa and Breithorn.

Day 5 – Zermatt
Climb down to Zermatt (1’620 m).

The package can be booked for the period from 2 July up to an including 15 September 2017.

Information:
Detailed route overview

  • The hut reservations can only be canceled or changed on request and in exceptional cases.
  • Additional services must be booked at the huts
  • Please note that this is a hike without a guide on this occasion.
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