Langtang Trek

I had a really enjoyable time and it was good to see another part of Nepal...I very much enjoyed Bardia NP.... As always with WE everything went as planned my guide Jagdish was worth every rupee. It was also good to experience the tea house style of trekking and, while there are numerous advantages, I think that for me at least, tents are the future! (There did seem to be an endless amount of not very well people in the lodges that I have never experienced in tents and I can only eat so much rice and dal).

Ray Price | United Kingdom
 
 

Matterhorn Circuit

The Matterhorn, or Cervin, is one of the world's most renowned and historic mountains. A near perfect pyramid, it stands at an altitude of 4478m above sea level, and is surrounded by some of the most spectacular alpine scenery in the world and typical Swiss villages. The trail around the Matterhorn crosses between Italy and Switzerland, adding a cultural dimension to the journey. With high passes and steep ascents aided by steel ropes it is one of our more challenging hikes. However, with a good level of fitness and prior outdoor experience, this is an immensely rewarding traverse affording spectacular views throughout including some of the highest peaks in the Alps such as Dent Blanche (4357m) and Zinalrothorn (4221m).

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive St Niklaus, walk to Grüben (6-7hrs)
DAY 2 Cross the Forclaz Pass (2874m) to Zinal at the base of Dent Blanche (6hrs)
DAY 3 Walk through flowered meadows surrounded by the famous peaks of Zinalrothorn (4221m), Obergabelhorn (4063m) and Dent Blanche (4357m) to the village of Hauderes (6hrs)
DAY 4 Ascend glacier and the Col Collon (3082m) and descend to the Italian hamlet of Prarayer (2000m) (7-8hrs)
DAY 5 To Breuil Cervinia (6-7hrs)
DAY 6 Walk to the famous ski resort of Zermatt (6hrs)
DAY 7 Walk to Tasch (5-6hrs), trip concludes

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Trip Code: MAT
Trip Grading: Challenging
Duration:  7 days
Activities:  Inn to Inn Walking
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Next Trip:  10 August 2014
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