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The Breithorn (4,164 m), with its many summits, is a strong, glaciered mountain crest. The normal climb is considered as one of the easiest routes for climbing a four-thousand metre mountain. This tour is a perfect way to get a sense of high Alpine...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

We popped up the Breithorn after we completed the Haute Route. As we all had mountaineering experience and were well acclimatized we went up and down from the Kleine Matterhorn station in just under 2.5 hours. That said this mountain is very reasonable to do...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Sam B
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Dream come true. Did the Snow/Glacier hiking of Breithorn with guide Mr Ludwig Imboden (Zermatters) on 24Aug2018. Had enjoyed a lot. Amazing experience. Also, I would like to specially say a Big Thank You to guide Mr Ludwig Imboden, whom was very helpful and understanding...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

Oh my God! If there is a majestic view, it must be from here. People walk up from Cervinia in three hours, or for much less fitness from Matterhorn Glacier Paradies. In spring there are plenty of people walking up, but please take the right...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Anietta18
Reviewed October 24, 2017

If you are visiting Zermatt in the summer and you would like to experience your first high alpine adventure, then you might consider climbing the Breithorn. The Breithorn (4164 metres) is a beautiful glaciered mountain crest that is considered to be one of the easiest...More

Date of experience: July 2017
4  Thank Catherine M
Reviewed October 19, 2017

Excellent mountain with easy access. Great for a first 4000 metre peak with a short walk from the lift to the summit.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 5, 2017

Went on a solo hike (with a local guide) up the Breithorn. A little hiccup but thanks to my guide it was resolved quickly. The equipment rental shop assistant did not give me snow shoes despite me requesting for it but she kept telling me...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Selina A
Reviewed August 22, 2017

Although very accessible from the lift and a queue of ascentionistas on a good day..the view from the summit is remarkable....the ground from the lift is over a glacier and you need some degree of fitness because of the altitude.The odd patch of vomit on...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 3, 2017

Climbed/Walked up to summit from Klein Matterhorn. Top section is pretty steep but non technical. You do need to be properly roped up and wear crampons. Pretty crazy but saw one guy walking on his own, despite warning signs,one slip and potentially you end up...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank DaveG3297
Reviewed July 3, 2017

While the Matterhorn is the main attraction, the glacier covered Breithorn is very impressive too. Both stunning mountain peaks are best seen from viewing platforms on the 3,883-metre-high Little Mattherhorn.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank OneWayVancouver
Reviewed June 22, 2017

Not for everybody, but if you are in a decent shape, I highly recommended. It is not easy, the high altitude will make this climb difficult, but it is definitely worth it. The views are spectacular and the sense of accomplishment of such is a...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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