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Mountaineering in Aosta Valley
Western Breithorn Summit Climb from Plateau Rosà

Mountaineering - Breithorn summit climb with Alpine Guide 210€

The perfect peak for a first experience on a 4.000: the Breithorn summit climb, suitable for all experienced hikers who want to breath the thin air!

DURATION

1 day
On request, it is possible to either extend or shorten the Breithorn summit climb program.
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WHERE

Start from Breuil-Cervinia (Aosta Valley Alps).


LEVEL

Suitable for experienced hikers in good health and shape, capable to walk up to 5 hours.
Due to the high altitude the summit climb is not recommended for people suffering of cardiorespiratory diseases.


RECOMMENDED PERIOD

From mid June to mid September.
During spring is possibile to climb the Breithorn summit with skis!


TOUR TYPE

Mountaineering summit climb with expert Alpine Guides, mountaineering equipment rental and cable-cars tickets.

Western Breithorn summit climb

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Western Breithorn summit climb (4.165 m.), one of the easiest ascents of the Alps, yet a true mountaineering experience: a steep ascent with a great altitude gain.
  • An unique view over the mighty Matterhorn and the Monte Rosa peaks, which seem at your fingertips!
  • A great mountaineering adventure with our expert Alpine Guides to the discovery of the glaciers of the Western Alps.
  • Suitable for both mountaineers and experienced hikers for a first time on a 4.000.
  • On request, customize the Breithorn summit climb program combining other outdoor activities and tours

Aosta Valley Alps: Breithorn Summit Climb

PROGRAM - BREITHORN SUMMIT CLIMB

Altitude gain +700 m.; lenght 13 km
About 3-4 hours of ascent and 2-3 of descent


Meeting with our Alpine Guide at the Cervinia cable car station (2.025 m.) and lift to Plateau Rosà (3.480 m.). Walking with crampons in roped party the adventure begins, at first following the skiing routes then leaving the trail that leads to the Klein Matterhorn and crossing the wide plateau of Breithorn Pass.
From here starts the most demanding part of the climb, with the ascent to the ridge of the two Breithorns (Western and Middle, 4.081 m.), then climbing to the Western Breithorn summit (4.165 m.).
From the summit the views are truly breathtaking: the Matterhorn, the Monte Rosa peaks, the Dent Blanche and the Waisshorn towering the Alpine skyline.
The descent follows the same "normal route" up to the Breithorn pass and Plateau Rosà afterwards, cable car back to Cervinia, where this glacier mountaineering adventure ends.

Side Note : due to the high altitude gap, it is possible to walk the last part of the cable car route to Plateau Rosà (the line has 3 stops).
The program can be customized, adding a overnight stay at the Guide del Cervino mountain hut for a better acclimatization.

TAILOR-MADE EXPERIENCE

The program can be modified according to your needs and ideas. Contact us to receive a tailor-made price and itinerary!

DO YOU NEED PRIVATE TRANSFERS?

If you need a private transfer to reach the starting point, we can provide a private car with driver to pick you up from your destination. Contact us to receive more information!

Breithorn mountaineering experience with Alpine Guides

PRIVATE TOUR

Possible every day
210 euro per person
With 4 participants

The Breithorn summit climb with Alpine Guides can be organized both for individuals or private groups.
Contact us for further details and a tailor-made price.

GROUP TOUR

No planned departures yet. View our tours and excursions calendar for other tours in Aosta Valley and other destinations.

For private groups we can organize the tour with tailor made itinerary and services.
Contact us for further details and a tailor-made price.

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • 1 days of mountaineering with a certified English speaking Alpine Guide (other languages possible on request)
  • Cable cars tickets, round trip Cervinia - Plateau Rosà
  • Equipment rental (rope, harness, crampons and ice axe)

EXTRAS ON REQUEST

  • Transfer to/from the tour starting/ending point
  • Extra overnight stays
  • Extra mountaineering days
  • Other outdoor activities in Aosta Valley

Prices on request

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Additional Info

  • Destinations: Aosta Valley
  • Activities: Mountaineering
  • Page Title: Western Breithorn summit climb (4.165 m.) with Alpine Guides

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