Matterhorn 2017 Team #1 Warms Up on Route

Hello from the Hornli Hutte!

Last night the Matterhorn got covered in snow and ice not allowing us to make a summit attempt this morning. The team slept in and enjoyed coffee and breakfast. Around 11am most of the snow melted off the lower mountain and the team went out for a training climb.

We climbed the first 800 feet of the route working in technical skills. We came back to the hut and enjoyed a large lunch and naps.

We are getting ready dinner soon, Yeah!!! Then off to bed as we are planning on a summit attempt tomorrow morning.

Here are a few pictures from today.

Jonathon Spitzer
IFMGA licensed mountain guide

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