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Breithorn

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Address: Zermatt, Switzerland
Phone Number: 279668100
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Climbing the Breithorn

What a wonderful end to a week spent hiking and Haute Route (glacier) from Chamonix to Zermatt. We went up in the cable cars and the views were spectacular, although extremely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Therasa P
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful end to a week spent hiking and Haute Route (glacier) from Chamonix to Zermatt. We went up in the cable cars and the views were spectacular, although extremely expensive (CHF 100). To get to the top of the Breithorn you need to be with an experienced person or guide and you need to have ice axe and... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

The easiest mountain to climb if you warnt to pass the 4000m. Just a 3h walk from the top of Kleinmatterhorn. But take care! It is still a glacier and you Need the equipment and experiance to be save!

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

It was just breath-taking - the view of Breithorn - just like all other views, was absolutely breath-taking! Go as early as possible - either by the Gronargrat Bahn or by the cable car. Later in the day the clouds tend to cover up the sky.

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Thank KalyaniChatterjea
Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

Breithorn is an easy 4000m without any difficulty to climb, of course if you start from the Klein Matterhorn... the view is impressive even if the Mattehorn shape from here is not the most beautiful. You can see many 4000m of the alps.

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Thank cedfreeskier
Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

You can have a great view from Klein Matterhorn towards Breithorn and the Matterhorn. If the weather cooperates and the lift is open it is worth the visit. Just remember that you are at high altitude and there is less oxygen in the air.

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Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Our first 4000 peak. We used a local mountain guide from the centre in zermatt and a harness from a local sports shop. Weather was fantastic and guide had good patience and explained basic techniques.

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San Rafael, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

An incredible view from the summit. Glaciers to cross and crevasses to peer into. After a snow storm there are even some snow bridges.

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Thank ableami2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We hiked to the top of the Breithorn as part of our training for the Matterhorn in July 2015. The wind was so strong at the top that we could not stand-up. It was a good climb with great views.

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Thank OutdoorsyType
Lake District, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Fantastic Chalet Hotel well run by Dave & Gail Thomson, & very good value, with high quality food prepared by Chef Lally & Team

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Full report under Breithorn hotel. Definitely recommended in Champoluc for skiers but 10 minute walk to the nearest lift on a main road and issues with locker keys if not a couple.

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