Matterhorn 2017 Team #1 in Position

Hello from the Hornli Hutte at 3285m.

Last night our team had a wonderful dinner in Zermatt and enjoyed a hot shower at the hotel. Last night in Zermatt there was a local festival with live music and wonderful desserts and pastries to eat.

This mornings the team walked up to the Hornli Hutte at the base of the Matterhorn. The team is in position to make a summit attempt over the next couple days. We are just waiting to see what the weather does over the next 24-48hrs.

Here are a couple pictures from last night and today.

Jonathon Spitzer
IFMGA licensed mountain guide

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