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Matterhorn Ascent 1

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 iconicsummit

Help with initial preperation 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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Terry Ralphs

ISM Director and IFMGA British Mountain Guide

Terry learnt to climb on the gritstone edges of the Peak District then after graduating from Leeds University he decided to make his living in the outdoors, moving to North Wales to work at Plas y Brenin…

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Christian Edelstam

IFMGA Swedish Mountain Guide

Christian likes exploring the mountains in any mountain range and particularly loves the solitude and wilderness of northern Scandinavia.

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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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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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Carlo Cosi

Carlo Cosi

IFMGA Italian Mountain Guide

Carlo Cosi was born in Padua, northern Italy, and has been a Guide since he was 23. He is a National Climbing Instructor and has a degree in Physical Education.

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Testimonials For ISM

Fantastic trip, both Steve and Sandy were amazing! Wholeheartedly loved the trip, already looking at doing another one!

Edward (2017)
Summits & Skills 4000m (Instructional Course)

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

I just wanted to thank you as well as Mark, our guide for the amazing week. The course was well organized and was just perfect for a beginner to mountaineering. We couldn't have wished for a better adventure. The memories are irreplaceable.

EP
Summits & Skills 4000m (Instructional Course)

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