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Matterhorn Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 14,691'
Location: 45.97648, 7.65921 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

The Matterhorn is one the most beautiful pearls of Swiss Alps. The peak offers challenging alpine and rock climbing routs. Skills required for the Matterhorn include the ability to move steadily in mountain boots over fourth and moderate fifth class rock. For winter climbs and also for the final sector of the mountain crampons and ice screw could be required. There is fixed rope cable on some of the steepest upper pitches and some strenuous hand-over-hand climbing is involved. Summit day from the hut takes up to 6 hours of rapid climbing and an equal amount of time in descent.

Getting There 

Numerous routs from Zermatt (Switzerland), Breul in Italy (take a ski lift from Breul to Plato Rossa station and hike to the magnificent mountain through alpine fields)

Climbing Season

For the Switzerland area.

Weather station 5.6 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Matterhorn

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Matterhorn:
Hörnligrat Route   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c PG13     Trad, Alpine, 3600'   
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Featured Route For Matterhorn
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking up the route to the Slovay hut

Hörnligrat Route 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c PG13  Europe : Switzerland : Matterhorn
See an excellent overview of the route at SummitPost....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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