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EelconlRoute Climbed: Normal from Klein Matterhorn Date Climbed: twice 2000 and 2002  Sucess!

Eelconl

Nice acclimatization. I tried it the second time to do the hole ridge to Nordend. Bad weather turned us around.
Posted Feb 16, 2004 1:50 pm

sirocoRoute Climbed: Normal Route Date Climbed: 25 décembre 2003  Sucess!

siroco

Très beau panorama au sommet.
Posted Jan 9, 2004 11:30 am

Pierre smetsersRoute Climbed: normaal route Date Climbed: 14th july 2001  Sucess!

Pierre smetsers

My First but not my last
Posted Oct 6, 2003 5:34 am

fabriziorRoute Climbed: Normal from Plateau Rosa Date Climbed: 20 April 1968  Sucess!

fabrizior

Ski-mountaineering from Cervinia/Plateau Rosa on summit of Breithorn and Klein Matterhorn ( before the construction of cable car).
Posted Oct 1, 2003 4:47 pm

Jim ClarkeRoute Climbed: Standard Date Climbed: August 23 2003  Sucess!

Jim Clarke

A kinda boring snow slog but a nice way to acclimatize...bring the AT gear and make some laps!
Posted Oct 1, 2003 10:08 am

flearretaRoute Climbed: Normal Route via Klein Mattehorn Date Climbed: August 12, 2003  Sucess!

flearreta

If you are after an easy 4000m, this is for you. Not much of an adventure, but just good to get the feeling of how your body and mind work above 4000m (not much different than at 3000m, by the way). It tooks us about 2 hours round trip from the Klein Matterhorn cable car exit w/ photo stops included. Better to enchain it with Castor and Pollux if you are up to it.
Posted Sep 20, 2003 9:36 am

Samuli MansikkaRoute Climbed: Normal route Date Climbed: 8th august 2003  Sucess!

Samuli Mansikka

Climbed this to acclimatize ourselves and took the fastest way up. Nice views though and it didn't take many hours the round trip!
Posted Aug 31, 2003 2:07 pm

jsurinxRoute Climbed: SSW-route Date Climbed: 11 Jul 2002  Sucess!

jsurinx

Tim and I started from Klein Matterhorn and we where the first ones on the summit with fresh snow and then we traversed towards the Breithorn Central. Nice view of Matterhorn and Monta Rosa.
Posted Aug 29, 2003 5:48 am

Rahel Maria LiuRoute Climbed: Normal route Date Climbed: July 26th, 2003  Sucess!

Rahel Maria Liu

This was the first day of my summer holidays in the mountains. This trip was just for acclimatisation and enjoying the panorama of the Walliser Mountains: the summits of Monte Rosa, Matterhorn, Castor, Pollux, Lyskamm and others.
Posted Aug 25, 2003 4:55 pm

ChandraRoute Climbed: normal from Petit Cervin Date Climbed: August 19th, 2003  Sucess!

Chandra

2nd time on Breithorn, I love this mountain like no other, it was my first 4000er, but taking care of and passing all those hundreds of sucking pilgrim fathers up there is really horrible, poore mountain. The summitview offered by this great mountain is one of the very best.
Posted Aug 21, 2003 4:31 am

jparkerRoute Climbed: Normal traverse from Klein Matterhorn Date Climbed: July 16, 2003  Sucess!
Good weather that turned to near whiteout. Followed tracks back down the glacier. Nice exposure on the ridge!
Posted Jul 29, 2003 7:49 pm

mpaNormal route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 12, 2002

mpa

Starting at 'Refugio Teodulo' with half a meter of new snow, very windy day. My first 4000m peak.
Posted Jul 29, 2003 4:17 am

PontiusRoute Climbed: Normal route from Klein Matterhorn Station Date Climbed: 13th July 2003  Sucess!
Straightforward peak - good for acclimatisation - beware crevasses - still plenty of people unroped waiting to be an accident!

Tremendous view of surrounding peaks.
Posted Jul 22, 2003 10:06 am

esturaRoute Climbed: Normal route Date Climbed: 5 july 2003  Sucess!
Summited the Breithorn for the third time in my life. I was with my wife for her first 4000m. Wonderful weather, a bit windy on the top. For the first time I saw a few crevasses on the route, but they do not create any problem. A few people still with ski, including a friend of mine who fell to the hip in a crevasse during his descent.
Posted Jul 7, 2003 12:56 am

Enrico iammariaRoute Climbed: Route from Finestra del Breithorn Date Climbed: June 22, 2003  Sucess!

Enrico iammaria

Attention! Danger of avalance for higt temperature on the south ridge! Many crevasses!
Posted Jun 25, 2003 2:34 am

Mister WhiteRoute Climbed: Normal route Date Climbed: 3 juli 1999  Sucess!

Mister White

We had beautiful weather and a tremendous view.

My first 4000'er. The climbing is easy, but fun in these perfect conditions.
Posted Jun 10, 2003 12:21 pm

Charles GarrettRoute Climbed: normal Date Climbed: 5 April 2003  Sucess!
Beautiful weather, no-one around. Perfect day - went up as swan-song to the Haute Route from Chamonix.
Posted May 27, 2003 2:18 am

sgudmannRoute Climbed: From Klein Matterhorn, on ridge east west Date Climbed: March 2002  Sucess!
Nice view, but no big effort
Posted May 19, 2003 1:22 pm

andre hangaardRoute Climbed: Gandegg-Testa Grigia-Breithorn Date Climbed: 15 August 1999  Sucess!

andre hangaard

Doing Breithorn solo. My first 4000.

Long walk from Zermatt to Gandegg and via Testa

Grigia to summit. Snow in the evening followed by beautiful day. Windy though. First on summit.
Posted Mar 13, 2003 3:24 pm

buxlexRoute Climbed: South face, then E ridge Date Climbed: 31 march 2000  Sucess!

buxlex

With skis. What a great descent on south face! Unfortunately it ends immediately ...
Posted Oct 27, 2002 6:54 am

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