Matterhorn - Monte Cervino Climber's Log

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McCannster

McCannster - Sep 18, 2017 8:04 am Date Climbed: Sep 12, 2017

Close but got shut down

Hard day on the Hornli, turned back about 150 meters from the summit to due fatigue, tough conditions (lots of new snow, wind, etc), and fading daylight. Will return someday!

fagin

fagin - May 28, 2017 7:10 am Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2016

Hornli Ridge attempted

Aborted attempt from Hornli Hut at around 4000m due to blizzard conditions and it being terrifyingly steep and exposed. Would highly recommend for people with stronger stomachs than me

hunterslee

hunterslee - Oct 16, 2016 8:38 pm Date Climbed: Sep 9, 2016

Solo Via Hornli Ridge  Sucess!

Fun climb in an awe inspiring setting! Attached TR to main page...

strudolyubov

strudolyubov - Sep 3, 2016 4:10 pm Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2016

via Hörnli Ridge  Sucess!

Solo climb via Hörnli Ridge after spending the night at the hut. Engaging climbing, beautiful weather, gorgeous views - classic route on iconic mountain!

AnttiOnDemand - Apr 9, 2016 3:38 am Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2002

Hörnli Ridge  Sucess!

Spent the night in the winter room of the Hörnli hut and climbed the hörnli ridge.

squick

squick - Jan 10, 2016 12:36 pm Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2016

Cervino  Sucess!

Went up from Cervinia. One day off being the 100th anniversary but still a great experience. Had a swim in the lake by the Marguerita hut to celebrate!

JuhoK

JuhoK - Oct 12, 2015 4:46 pm Date Climbed: Oct 8, 2015

North Face - Schmidt  Sucess!

Long one

Jeroen Vels

Jeroen Vels - Jan 29, 2015 9:55 am Date Climbed: Sep 27, 2014

North Face - Schmid Route  Sucess!

Tripreport here: http://www.jeroenvels.nl/matterhorn-noordwand-schmid-route-tdv/

mipoddu

mipoddu - Nov 7, 2014 4:58 am Date Climbed: Sep 14, 2014

Hörnli Ridge  Sucess!

Move slowly, so slept in Solvay

Rolf41

Rolf41 - Aug 19, 2014 2:40 pm Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2012

Via Hörnligrat  Sucess!

Start at around 5 am at the Hörnli hut. Took us 5:45 to the summit. Around 50 People on the ridge with the half of them guided partys.
The swiss guides should be a bit more relaxed. Some of them treated their customer like a dog on a leash.

SarahThompson

SarahThompson - Sep 7, 2013 2:52 pm Date Climbed: Sep 2, 2013

The classic Hörnli Ridge  Sucess!

Soloed to above the Solvay Hut and then roped up when the rock got snowy near the start of the series of fixed ropes up high. Did 3 raps on the descent. 9:20 Hörnli Hut to Hörnli Hut. Great weather and conditions... a fitting gift from the mountain gods after our first attempt in 2009 was foiled by a big storm that dumped a foot of snow on the mountain.

Chandra

Chandra - Aug 24, 2013 3:16 am Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2013

Hörnligrat  Sucess!

What a day, what a mountain.
The moment when you reach the summit ridge in early morning light is simply... indescribable.

atavist

atavist - Aug 2, 2013 2:41 am Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2013

Matter ?  Sucess!

Clear skies for a few days but cold winds high on the mountain. Dufourspitze earlier in the week didn't get me completely acclimated so I was moving a little slow. The upper slabs were harder than I expected and would be very difficult to protect without the fixed ropes. So I give big cred's to the pioneers.

secander

secander - Jul 23, 2013 7:12 am Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2013

Hörnli Ridge  Sucess!

Climbed with Erik. The climb was beautiful and the summit was fantastic. We had good weather for the climb but it clouded up and started snowing during the descent. Though I am very glad I climbed it, I wouldn't have chosen to climb if I had realized how many unprotected sections have the potential for a fatal fall.

Kundrt - Jul 9, 2013 6:21 am Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2013

Hörnli solo  Sucess!

Awesome but very difficult and psycho for me.

Eelconl

Eelconl - Mar 21, 2013 8:10 pm Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2012

Summer 2012  Sucess!

With a little of fresh snow from 3700 Meter.

AlbertoRampini

AlbertoRampini - Oct 3, 2012 5:59 pm Date Climbed: Aug 13, 1982

Lion Ridge  Sucess!

Cresta del Leone "solo" ascent.

Juanneman

Juanneman - Jun 5, 2012 4:05 pm Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2010

Matterhorn  Sucess!

El cervino... 2 years of dreamin became reality

IvanBraunDK

IvanBraunDK - Jan 15, 2012 5:09 pm Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2011

Bad weather and icy conditions stopped us

We waited and waited and waited and waited for a good day - finally did we go for it, but had to stop at Col du Lion - conditions were to icy

goodwilson

goodwilson - Nov 12, 2011 2:25 pm Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2011

Hörnli Ridge   Sucess!

very good weather to summit

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