Mountaineering Academy

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A high-alpine adventure - instuction in alpine climbing and two 4000m summits combined in one package!


When Tuesday-Thursday / Friday-Sunday
Duration 3 days
Price CHF 630 per person*

*All activities are lead by a IFMGA-certified mountain guide. Equipment and taxi transport are included in the price. The cable car price is not included. (Reductions for owners of the citizen's pass, Swiss Pass, Swiss Flexi Pass, Euro Rail / half-fare and general season ticket, Swiss Card.)


Conditions of participation:
Participants need good sports physical condition and coordination. Previous experience in mountain climbing is not required.  The participants are responsible for their own insurance. Unaccompanied minors require a written declaration of consent by the legal guardian. We reserve the right to adapt the program according to the prevailing conditions.


Upgrade Option 
Gorge Alpine:

If you book an adventure package, you only pay CHF 90.- to add the guided Gorge Alpine via ferrata tour instead of CHF 110.-! All equipment included.



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Day 1: Ice-climbing instruction
Especially in ice, there are many pitfalls that you should be aware of if you wish to climb the four-thousand-metre peaks of the Alps. We will instruct you how to walk with crampons and steep ice climbing, we will show you belaying methods, practice a crevasse rescue and introduce you to diverse techniques in rope-handling. Thus you will be thoroughly prepared for the summit routes ahead.
Start: around 8:00 a.m.

Day 2: Allalinhorn (4027m)
Today you will climb your first four-thousand-metre peak! The ascent takes us past imposing crevasses up to the Feejoch. Soon you will be standing on the summit, where a magnificent panorama of the Mischabel Chain, the Monte Rosa Massif and the Matterhorn awaits you. 
Ascent: 500m
Duration: 4-5 hours
Start: around 8:00 a.m.

Day 3: Breithorn (4164m)
In the early morning we leave with the taxi to the famous spa resort of Zermatt. The cable car takes us up to the Klein Matterhorn (3880 metres), where we start our tour. The ascent is somewhat less technically demanding than on Allalinhorn. But after the two previous intensive days, the ascent of the Breithorn with its breathtaking backdrop is a crowning conclusion.
Ascent: 300m
Duration: 3-4 hours
Start: around 6:30 a.m.


  • Ice-climbing introduction
  • Climb the 4027m Allalinhorn
  • Climb the 4164m Breithorn


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