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Matterhorn Ascent

Level 3 : Guided Climbing

5 or 6 days
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Matterhorn Ascent

Level 3 : Guided Climbing

Perhaps the most famous peak in the world after Everest, the Matterhorn is a superb summit demanding fitness, determination and a level of competence rock scrambling and easy climbing.

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Matterhorn Ascent 3

Matterhorn Ascent 3

Course Highlights

Maximising a weather window in your week to attempt to climb this famous and iconic summit

Help with initial preparation and training in the UK focusing on the Matterhorn

Pre-acclimatisation and training before attempting the Matterhorn

Expert guiding and instruction from experienced ISM Guides

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Climbing The Matterhorn

Dates & Booking

Course Dates & Booking

Please call +44 (0) 1539 721561 for availability

Meet the Team

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Neil Hitchings

IFMGA Mountain Guide

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Anders Swensson

IFMGA Swedish Mountain Guide

​Anders was the first Swedish Mountain Guide to work in the Alps. Before that he lived up in Northern Scandinavia, 400 km above the Arctic Circle.

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Sally Nelhams

ISM Director

​Sally runs our UK office, handling course bookings, administration, marketing and accounts. For most clients Sally is the first point of contact with ISM.

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Tommaso Dusi

IFMGA Italian Mountain Guide

Tommaso is a an experienced Italian mountain guide and regular year-round ISM team member. He loves the mountains and helping people to connect and find happiness in nature.

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Adrian Nelhams

ISM Director and IFMGA British Mountain Guide

As a Director of ISM, Adrian splits his time between guiding, the ISM office, family and climbing for himself. During his 25 year commitment to the team, Adrian has played a key role in the development of ISM.

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Testimonials For ISM

Thank for an amazing couple of weeks! Matt and Stu were fantastic. I learned so much but also had a lot of fun. I have come home feeling like a proper mountaineer, having made some great new friends and with some unforgettable memories. I plan to come back next year!

Tim

Thank you very much for an enjoyable and inspiring week in the Alps, and for your patience and good humour throughout. You have a completely satisfied customer and I hope to join another ISM course sometime in the future.

Michael Firth
Classic AlpinISM (Instructional Course)

Perfectly paced and tailored, great variety of skills learned. Guiding and Instruction? Thomas was fab! Everything was pitched at the right level (no pun intended), safety was always paramount and everyone had so much fun learning everything.

Clare
Summits & Skills 4000m (Instructional Course)

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