Matterhorn Peak Sierra Nevada Alpine Ascent

Matterhorn Peak Alpine Ascent

Matterhorn Peak Alpine Course - 3 Days
Eastern Sierra Nevada

3 days / 2 nights / Cost: $895.00

Matterhorn Peak Sierra NevadaClimb via the East Couloir of Matterhorn Peak (12,279 feet).  Our 3-day mountaineering course is a demanding program complete with the scenic approach, cross-country travel, a glacier crossing, and steep snow & ice climbing with rock scrambling. Come to learn from California’s best mountain guides in our Spring Ascent of Matterhorn Peak.   Perhaps the best classroom in the country for such a course we head into the stunning and isolated Hoover Wilderness for three days of education, mountaineering, and fun.  Our curriculum is designed to allow participants to expand their climbing skills and learn new alpine mountaineering techniques on the highest peak in the Sawtooth Range of the Northeast Sierra Nevada. Our Matterhorn Peak Alpine course enables you to build the skills needed for more advanced mountaineering adventures such as technical climbing in the Sierra Nevada or using your new found skills on an international expedition. Our course itinerary focuses on the fundamentals to take on the unique challenges of snow-covered alpine terrain utilizing both snow, ice and rock skills to ascend Matterhorn Peak.  These include the capabilities of establishing a snow camp, review of ice ax and crampons techniques, belay & snow anchors on steep snow, rock climbing techniques on 4th class terrain and mountain safety. Join us for a great climb and an excellent course in alpine mountaineering.

Departure: Bridgeport, California - Hoover Wilderness
Group Size: Limited to 6 clients
Guide to client ratio: 1:3
Experience Level: Basic to Intermediate climbers with basic skills in backpacking, rock climbing, or snow climb. More advanced climbers can request the

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