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Category: Day mountaineering
Duration: 1 day
Price from: 280 €


The Breithorn is one of the 4000m prestigious Monte Rosa Massif. Its ascent, exclusively in snow, is a fun introduction to high altitude glacier routes. The Breithorn normal route starts from the Testa Grigna (3479m) reached by the Rosa Plateau lifts from Cervinia in Italy - Val d’Aoste. The Breithorn is an ideal summit for a first experience at high altitude. The route remains mostly on gentle snow slopes. At the top, the view of the 4000 of the Valais, including the Matterhorn and the Dent d’Hérens, is itself worth the climb. You will return to Cervinia the same way.

The Breithorn is for people wishing to discover the world of mountaineering and enjoy a magnificent glacier route. No previous mountaineering experience is required. No vertiginous ridge.


The group formula associates people who do not necessarily know each other. It is ideal for people looking for group friendliness and attractive prices.

Dates 2022 (group session) : See on-line booking

Meeting point (group session) :  Meet at 6.00am at the Compagnie des guides in Chamonix

Guiding policy (group session) : Maximum 4 people per guide.
Minimum 15 years accompanied by a parent.

Price 2022 (group session) : 280€ per person based on a minimum of 3 participants

This price includes : 
- High Mountain guiding services
- Lift / train tickets
- Transfer to Italy

This price does not included :
- Technical equipment

Group : A minimum of 3 people is required  to garantee the course.
Maximum 4 people per guide.


A private formula is the historical relationship that binds a mountain leader to their clients. It allows you to be alone or in your own group with your mountain leader who will meet your specific needs. It is undoubtedly the ideal formula realise your projects because it guarentees you a maximum amount of comfort.

For a private formula, the reservation is made by phone or email only.

Dates 2022 (private guiding) : See on-line booking

Meeting point (private guiding) : Your guide will call you the evening before your trip around 6.30pm to organize the meeting time and place

Guiding policy (private guiding) : Between 1 - 4 people per guide. Minimum 16 years accompanied by a parent.

Price 2022 (private guiding) : 475€ for the group

This price includes :
- Mountain guiding services

This price does not include :
- Technical equipment
- Lift passes
- Transfer
- Picnic & snacks

Further information

In this section, find all the information about this activity. For further information, please contact our advisor.

Duration : Full day

Location : From Cervinia (Italy). Plateau Rosa lift. 2 hours driving from Chamonix
Please provide a negative PCR test of less than 72 hours or your vaccination passport (self test not accepted)

Ability level : The choice of destination adapted to your level is essential for you to fully enjoy your trip. The Breithorn is intended for people who practice regularly a sporting activity focused on endurance. It does not require any prior experience in mountaineering.

Formality : Make sure you have valid repatriation insurance for this activity
Identity document to bring

Elevation gain : 600m. 30/35° maximum slope


We recommend that you take special care in choosing your equipment because it contributes greatly to the success of your trip. As alpine conditions can be highly variable with sudden changes, it can get very cold in altitude, it is preferable to have numerous layers rather than one thick piece of clothing.

- Back pack
- Mountaineering boots with a rigid sole
- Crampons
- Ice axe and Telescopic poles
- Harness
- Helmet
- Gaters if your trousers require them

- Suitable clothing adapted to mountaineering
- Windproof jacket
- A pair of thin gloves
- A pair of warm gloves

- Sunglasses catagory 4
- Suncream
- Gourde at least 1.5L
- Picnic, snacks

Please provide a negative PCR test of less than 72 hours or your vaccination passport.

Our Rental Partners : You can rent your equipment with our rental shops partners and benefit from special price Sanglard Sports, Ravanel & CoConcept Pro Shop
Our Equipment Partners : Millet, Dynastar, Julbo, Grivel & Monnet

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