Breithorn Climber's Log

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rgg

rgg - Jul 26, 2012 3:18 pm Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2012

The easy way up  Sucess!

Adam, Ryan and I started from the Kleinmatterhorn cable car. Beautiful weather, great views!
We descended a bit, then headed east to Rifugio Val d'Ayaz.

secander

secander - Jun 24, 2012 5:31 pm Date Climbed: Jun 24, 2012

Normal Route  Sucess!

Took my mom up on her first Alpine 4000er! 1hr 20min to summit.

Nikolas_A

Nikolas_A - Apr 14, 2012 6:59 pm Date Climbed: Apr 16, 2011

From Klein Matterhorn, descend to Rif. Ayas  Sucess!

Ski ascent in perfect weather conditions

IvanBraunDK

IvanBraunDK - Jan 15, 2012 4:55 pm Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2011

Breithorn as acclimatization  Sucess!

Great day with clear sky

darien17

darien17 - Sep 26, 2011 4:51 am Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2011

From Cervinia village

We started to walk from Cervinia village at 03:00 am because cable car was broken and we had to make 2100 meters up.We needed 10 hours to reach the summit,snow quality was poor deep decay all the way from 2800-4000m

Valtho

Valtho - Aug 26, 2011 4:33 pm Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2011

Normal route  Sucess!

Easy warming up for a tour around the Monte Rosa massif.

melchior

melchior - Aug 24, 2011 7:59 am Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2011

From Klein Matterhorn  Sucess!

Easy walk up. Been on the summit with nice weather.
Also see: http://www.vimeo.com/26113487

il.rocciatore

il.rocciatore - Aug 20, 2011 11:47 am

Route Climbed: Traverse Date Climbed: august 2011  Sucess!

Traverse from the bivouac Rossi e Volante. Easy climbing and swift progress to the base of the Breithorn Central. Climbed the first step directly (graded IV), which isn't that hard if you keep your nerves together when searching for the next good hold or belay point. Second and third step are a piece of cake compared with the first one. Nice snow ridge on to final summit.

skotty

skotty - Aug 20, 2011 11:43 am Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2011

Via the half traverse  Sucess!

The half traverse is a fun alpine rock route. Don't waste your time with the normal snow slope route.

NKING100

NKING100 - Aug 18, 2011 9:22 am Date Climbed: Aug 14, 2003

Traverse very nice  Sucess!

From Rossi-Volanti Bivouac (2.25 h from Kleine Matterhorn) via Roccia Nera and East-West Traverse (AD, 5.75 h to main summit). Descend via SSW Flank to Kleine Matterhorn cable car.

cabouckaert1

cabouckaert1 - Aug 17, 2011 7:43 am Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2011

Short Climb  Sucess!

Climbed to West Summit from Klein Matternhorn lift. Non-technical walk-up in snow. Crowded. Nice summit though and descent via ridge towards the East was nice as well.

msihl

msihl - Aug 3, 2011 9:27 am Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2011

Breithorn west summit via normal route  Sucess!

Two day solo trip from Zermatt (Haus Steinnelke) via Furi, Furgg, Trockerner Steg, Gandegg Hütte, Rifugio del Teodulo (Teodulhütte), Testa Grigia and Breithorn West (4165 m). Weather on summit day was nice at first (6.15 am) but then became overcast/cloudy with fog and storm during the final ascent. At least not many people climbed it from Klein Matterhorn due to the shitty conditions. Reached summit at 9.50 am and returned to Trockener Steg station at 12.50 pm.

lars

lars - Jul 26, 2011 2:16 pm Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2011

Normal route  Sucess!

Easy route when conditions are good. Wonderful view!

David_Holland

David_Holland - Jul 11, 2011 5:02 am Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2011

easy tour  Sucess!

from klein matterhorn, easy tour but great view

Igor Czs

Igor Czs - Jun 8, 2011 10:20 am Date Climbed: Jun 5, 2010

First Alpine 4000er!  Sucess!

Perfect condictions to use crampons. Very early in the season, so no cable car to Klein Mat. We rent a snowmobile until 3700m...great!
Was a little bit windy early...but no winds on top.
Best season start from july as the climb bureau is closed and the teleferics was in manutention after the ski season.
;-)

danleach

danleach - May 11, 2011 5:03 am

Central summit, half Breithorn ridge traverse, Western summit  Sucess!

From Kleine Matterhorn Station. With Heather Uren. First independent alpine trip.

WouterB

WouterB - Apr 26, 2011 4:51 pm Date Climbed: Apr 24, 2011

Solo ski ascent from Zermatt  Sucess!

A solo ski ascent from Zermatt and my first Swiss 4000'er. Had to walk a long way with ski's and full gear because more snow had melted then I had excpected. Had full camping gear with me and made a bivouac at around 3100m. Next day I summited and had a lovely time skiing down.

JuhoK

JuhoK - Mar 11, 2011 3:16 am Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2010

Normal route  Sucess!

Easy climb on a beautiful day.

Kyle22

Kyle22 - Feb 13, 2011 1:03 am Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2010

Breithorn   Sucess!

First peak I climbed in Europe. Very quick fun climb. The pounding headache after arriving back in Zermatt was some what expected because I didn't do any acclimatization hikes before hand. Nothing a few Advil's couldn't fix.

markhallam

markhallam - Dec 29, 2010 2:23 am Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2000

Breithorn 4 times!  Sucess!

1st climbed Sept 1980, day before climbing the Hornli Ridge of the Matterhorn. Then again via Trifgrat 1986 and twice more via normal route 1991 & 2000.

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