Castor Pollux Breithorn within 2 Days-Mountain Guide Zermatt

Castor Pollux Breithorn within 2 Days-Mountain Guide Zermatt

Castor Pollux Breithorn within a Mountain Guide Zermatt is for strong ones who like classic mountaineering

3 classic alpine climbs around Zermatt with a minimum of walking for the access and return. Normally the access for Pollux or Castor takes about 1 1/2 hours. With the climb; Pollux, Castor and Breithorn you walk only the way to the Pollux and the walk back will be nicely avoided with a full Breithorn traverse. It can’t be easier.

Castor Pollux Breithorn within 2 Days-Mountain Guide Zermatt

Of course you can book Breithhorn, Castor or Pollux also as a day trip.

Requirements:
Safe walking and climbing with crampons, great stamina, fit for high altitude, capable to climb degree III.

Programme:
Day 1: Meeting your Mountain Guide – Klein Matterhorn – Pollux – Castor – Riffugio Val d’Ayas.
Day 2: Riffugio Val d’Ayas – Roccia Nera – complete Breithorn traverse – Klein Matterhorn.

Services:
Mountain guide fee for 2 days, accommodation in dormitory, breakfast, dinner, drinks are not included.

Participants
Maximum 2.

Fee:
With 2 climbers CHF 970.00 per person.
With 1 climber CHF 1’850.00.

Prices and programme are subject to change.

You need the following equipment for Castor, Pollux and Breithorn:

Compulsory Equipment
Rucksack 30 litre – Mountaineering boots* – Climbing seat harness* – Crampons with front points, steel, adjusted* – Ice axe* – Head torch, with spare battery (not for LED)* – Touring trousers / salopettes – Waterproof / breathable jacket with hood – Fleece jacket or jumper – Gloves – Thermal underwear – Shirt – Socks – Warm hat – Sun hat – Sunglasses with side protection – Sun screen factor >25 – Lip balm factor >15 – Flask or water bottle, about 1 Litre, no camel bag – Picnic for every touring day – Personal medication – Euros and Swiss francs – Id or passport.

Nice to have
Helmet* – Mitts – Alpine club member card – Telescope pol* – Compeed, second skin, sport tape – Foam ear plugs – sleeping pills (not strong ones) – Spare socks – Spare shirt – Spare underwear – Pocket knife – Camera (small and light) – Tooth brush and paste – Toilet paper – Insurance card – Credit card – Sleeping bag liner (cotton or silk) – Reduction card for tickets.

Items with a * can be rented.

Please note
Everything you bring with you, you have to curry it by yourself. Try to be as light as possible.

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