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Price & Schedule

Price

$6,700.00

Payments

  • $700.00 deposit, due with application
  • Balance due 120 days prior to departure.

Price Includes

  • All tram, lift, and hotel fees. We are one of the few (if only) companies, to cover and include all in a single price.
  • All group climbing gear
  • All fees at Swiss/Italian Huts
  • Four nights of lodging at hotel in downtown Zermatt
  • Breakfast and dinner in the huts
  • All transportation once course has started
  • Eight trams/lifts, and train fees
  • Park fees, trekking permits, and all tour fees
  • IFMGA-certified mountain guide fees

Price Does Not Include

  • $25 wire transfer fee (if applicable)
  • Meals not listed above (meals in Zermatt)
  • Lunches during the climb
  • International airfare USA – Geneva – USA
  • Train from Geneva to Zermatt round-trip
  • Personal gear (see Gear List)
  • All personal snack/lunch food
  • Alcoholic beverages and bottled drinks (bottled water)
  • Any extra nights lodging in Zermatt beyond itinerary
  • All expenses incurred in the event of early departure (evacuation fees, transport, extra hotel nights, etc.)
  • Excess baggage charges and airport taxes.
  • Charges incurred as a result of delays beyond the control of Alpine Ascents International

2018 Schedule

July 14 – July 22
Arrive in Zermatt 7/14. Depart Zermatt 7/22.

July 22 – July 30
Arrive in Zermatt 7/22. Depart Zermatt 7/30.

July 29 – August 6
Arrive in Zermatt 7/29. Depart Zermatt 8/6.

Each trip has a maximum of 4 climbers

  • Alpine Ascents offers a 10% discount for those partaking in back-to-back climbs of Mont Blanc and the Matterhorn in the same season.
  • All schedules account for round-trip travel from home country.
  • Please contact our office for the most up-to-date availability for each departure.
  • All land prices listed below, round-trip international airfare not included.
  • All land prices are per person, based on double occupancy. SRS available for an additional charge.
  • Dates and prices are subject to change.
  • Please purchase trip cancellation insurance (see bottom of page) within 21 days of booking your trip.
  • Please contact us with any questions as we look to provide excellent customer service answering your climb and gear questions.

Matterhorn Cancellation/Refund Policy

Note: Alpine Ascents International highly recommends trip cancellation insurance for all expeditions.

  • Due to the nature and heavy costs of government and operator permits, Alpine Ascents International must adhere to a stringent refund policy.
  • Each deposit, regardless of amount, includes a $300.00 nonrefundable registration fee.
  • All balances are due 120 days prior to departure date unless otherwise specified.
  • Full refunds, less registration fee, will be provided 120 days or more prior to the expedition date.
  • 50% refunds, less registration fee, will be provided 90-119 days prior to expedition date.
  • No refunds will be provided 89-days prior to the expedition date.
  • All refund requests must be made in writing and be received in our office within the deadlines stated above.
  • Participants whose balances are not received by the 120th day deadline as stated above risk forfeiture of their place on the expedition.
Note: Alpine Ascents reserves the right to waive any fees. As we offer personalized service, we will attempt to accommodate changes and cancellations when necessary, waiving certain fees when feasible.

Trip Cancellation Insurance

As there are many unforeseen circumstances that may occur during or leading up to the trip, we highly recommend trip cancellation insurance.

In many situations, this may be the only way to receive a refund for unused services.

In brief, trip cancellation insurance may allow you to get reimbursement if you need to cancel your expedition when you are not entitled to a refund from Alpine Ascents.

Alpine Ascents International offers a plan in conjunction with our travel insurance partner.

We wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed our second Matterhorn trip. The reason we returned to the Alps with AAI was because we think so highly of Jonathon Spitzer, Lee Lazzara and the rest of the team. We know Jonathon works hard behind the scenes to ensure that the trips are executed flawlessly. We want to make sure he knows that his attention to detail doesn’t go unnoticed.

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Alpine Ascents International is an authorized mountain guide service of Denali National Park and Preserve and Mount Rainier National Park.
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