Castor-Pollux Mountain Guide Zermatt

Castor-Pollux Mountain Guide Zermatt

Castor and Pollux with a Mountain Guide Zermatt is for all who like classic mountaineering


2 classic fourthousander around Zermatt where you do the monotonous approach only once. In the same time you safe one cable car fee (approx. CHF 100.00) up to the Klein Matterhorn und overnight stay in Zermatt. On the second day, the start will be early in order to have solid snow condition on the way back to Klein Matterhorn.

Castor-Pollux Mountain Guide Zermatt

Of course you can book Castor and Pollux also as a day trip.
Castor or Pollux CHF 660.00. The fee is for one or two people.
Castor & Pollux CHF 840.00. The fee is for one or two people.

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

Day 1: Meeting your Mountain Guide – Klein Matterhorn – Castor – Riffugio Val d’Ayas.
Day 2: Riffugio Val d’Ayas – Pollux – Klein Matterhorn.

Mountain guide fee for 2 days, accommodation in dormitory, breakfast, dinner, without drinks.

Maximum 2.

With 2 climbers CHF 780.00 per person.
With 1 climber CHF 1’480.

Prices and programme are subject to change.

You need the following equipment for Castor and Pollux:

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.

What is Castor? More Information.
What is Pollux? More Information. Castor-Pollux Mountain Guide Zermatt