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Stage 8

Breuil/Cervinia – Plateau Rosa 
Dénivelé positif 1'295 m
Dénivelé négatif -
Longueur 8 km
Durée 5 h

The hike

Why not going down to Zermatt village? Sleeping in a mountain hut, at more than 3,000 meters is an unforgetable experience! Stay up there and enjoy the evening and the early morning at Rifugio Teodulo 3,317 m or at Rifugio Guide del Cervino - highest point of the Tour Matterhorn at 3,480 m. Here it seems like you can touch the Matterhorn, in a high mountain environment.

From Breuil-Cervinia you'd better take the lift until Plan Maison 2,554 m. The ascent until Teodulpass 3,301 m ends by a walk on glacier - here you should have a rope even if you walk on groomed trails. 

Not to be missed

  • the altitude will may be the problem of the day arriving higher 3,000 meters at Teodulpass ;
  • the Matterhorn! You'll see it like in postcards ;
  • the experience of an overnight in high mountain ;
  • the view on the 4,000 peaks around the Teodul glacier.

Accommodation and catering


1:25'000 ->  Folio 1347 Matterhorn, Folio 1348 Zermatt

1:50'000 -> Tour Matterhorn (by tourist offices)   


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