Breithorn, Zermatt

4.7
#3 of 13 in Nature in Zermatt
Scale one of the world's most iconic and photogenic summits at Breithorn, peaking 4,164 m (13,661 ft) above sea level. This mountain presents a challenge even to experienced climbers but offers incredibly rewarding views from the top. Climb only if you have the right gear, plenty of mountaineering experience, and are prepared to pay for a guide. If not, you can take the cable car to the starting point of the climb and simply enjoy the vistas from there. Use our Zermatt online sightseeing planner to visit Breithorn on your trip to Zermatt, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Ascension of the Breithorn family. One of the most accessible 4000m. High mountain itinerary (glaciers). It is essential to take a mountain guide if you do not have the necessary expertise.
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  • You can see the mountain all right on his white hat. should be nice to the climb as I am not for me but not a climber. Find so prefer the look at this huge mountain.
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  • great mountain for beginner mountaineers. spectacular views!
  • nice place
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