The ultimate glacier experience
Classic glacier descents
Klassische Gletscherabfahrten

 

Easy

Unterer Theodulgletscher

Lower Theodul Glacier – Descent for Beginners

duration

approx. 3 hours; no ascent

Costs for a private guide

from CHF 380.--

Costs for groups

CHF 140.-- per person  (3-6 persons)

Our services

Briefing and guiding by the mountain guide, avalanche transceiver, climbing harness & avalanche airbag are obligatory and are provided by us.

Not included

cable car ride, rental costs for ski touring equipment (ski touring boots, touring skis with touring bindings and skins, ski poles)

Requirements

You have the basic skills needed for riding in deep snow, but you are still struggling as the snow conditions change. You would like to gain some more experience before tackling bigger projects.

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Medium

Schwarztor

Schwarztor - your glacier experience!

duration

approx. 4 hours (of which 1 hour is for ascending)

COSTS FOR A PRIVATE GUIDE

from CHF 590.--

COSTS FOR GROUPS

CHF 210.-- per person (3-6 persons)

Our offer

Briefing and guiding by the mountain guide, avalanche transceiver, climbing harness & avalanche airbag are obligatory and are provided by us.

Not included

cable car ride, rental costs for ski touring equipment (ski touring boots, touring skis with touring bindings and skins, ski poles), lunch

Requirements

You are an advanced powder skier. You feel comfortable skiing in all types of snow. You’re a powder aficionado. You are also fit enough to ascend for approximately 1.5 hours.

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ADVANCED

Zwillingsgletscher

Zwillingsgletscher (Twin Glacier)— the Ultimate Glacier Experience for Very Advanced Skiers!

duration

approx. 4 hours; (of which 2 hour is for ascending)

Costs for a private guide

from CHF 730.--

Costs for groups

CHF 255.-- per person (3-5 persons)

Our services

Briefing and guiding by the mountain guide, avalanche transceiver, climbing harness & avalanche airbag are obligatory and are provided by us.

not included

cable car ride, rental costs for ski touring equipment (ski touring boots, touring skis with touring bindings and skins, ski poles), lunch

Requirement

You are a very good skier who feels at ease skiing in all types of snow. You feel absolutely confident skiing in steep terrain, too. Ascending for about 2 hours is no problem for you either.

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Details

Schedule
You will meet your guide at 08.20am by the Matterhorn Express bottom station. Together, you'll take a cable car ride up to the ski resort, from where you will depart on your tour. All the descents will end at Furi.
Registration
As early as possible, i. e. approximately 1 or 2 weeks in advance; short-term registration is possible subject to availability.
Insurance
All participants must arrange their own insurance (accident insurance and evacuation insurance in case of accidents that occur off-piste).
 


                                                                                                                                               

 

Equipment
Bring warm winter clothing and your freeride equipment. It’s also possible to rent freeride equipment in any of Zermatt’s sports shops.

Equipment list:

  • Ski touring equipment:
    - touring ski boots, touring skis with touring bindings
    - ski poles
    - skins, ski crampons, regular crampons (if necessary)
  • warm weatherproof clothing
  • warm mittens
  • full-fingered gloves
  • hat
  • sunglasses
  • sunscreen / lip balm
  • warm beverages
  • snack (high-energy foods such as chocolate, dried fruits)
  • backpack with handles for carrying skis

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