Riffelhorn

The Riffelhorn near Zermatt offers everything a climber could wish for. Whether sport climbing, alpine multi-rope tours or simply an introduction to basic climbing techniques for inexperienced high-altitude climbers. There's something for everyone, and our well-trained local guides ensure that the necessary safety is taken care of in addition to the fun.

Riffelhorn mit Bergführer Zermatt
Riffelhorn mit Bergführer

 

Climbing training on the Riffelhorn

The Riffelhorn is ideal for learning basic climbing techniques or for putting the finishing touches to climbs on challenging mountains.

Riffelhorn 2928 m – Climbing training

Duration:

3 – 4 hours

Price with a private mountain guide :
  • CHF 670.00 for 1 person
  • CHF 715.00 for 2 people
Price in the group :
  • CHF 360.00 per person ( max. 2 people)
Our services:

Guided tour by the mountain guide

Not included:
  • Rail journey Zermatt-Rotenboden,
WITH A PRIVATE MOUNTAIN GUIDE FROM CHF 670.00
IN A GROUP FROM CHF 360.00

 

Sport Climbing Riffelhorn - Alpine Plaisir Climbing

The most beautiful alpine climbing mountain in Zermatt! Fantastic plaisir climbing on different routes in grippy rock awaits you. The view of the Gorner glacier and the surrounding 4000-metre peaks is quite impressive!

Riffelhorn - Plaisir Climbing

Duration:

4 hours

Price with a private mountain guide :
  • CHF 670.00 for 1 person
  • CHF 715.00 for 2 people
Price in the group:

from CHF 360.00 per person (max. 2 people)

Our services

Guided tour by the mountain guide

Not included:

Rail journey Zermatt-Rotenboden return, equipment hire

WITH A PRIVATE MOUNTAIN GUIDE FROM CHF 670.00
In a group from 360.00

Riffelhorn - Details
Best season
Between June and October (depending on conditions/snow, earlier or later may be possible, it's worth asking).

Registration
It is best to book a few weeks in advance, short notice bookings are possible depending on availability.

Insurance
You have to take care of this yourself (accident and evacuation insurance).

Equipment
If you do not have your own mountain equipment, you can rent everything from a sports shop in Zermatt.

Equipment Checklist

  • Equipment checklist
  • Mountain boots with Vibram soles (or climbing fins for plaisir climbing, but Matterhorn training requires mountain boots)
  • Climbing harness
  • Helmet
  • Backpack, approx. 30 litres
  • Warm weatherproof clothing
  • Finger gloves
  • Cap/headband
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen
  • little, but energy-rich food
  • Thermos or water bottle

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