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Matterhorn Alpine Guides


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To conquer the Matterhorn
A great and magic experience, to be able to climb in total security 4478mt of Matterhorn with UIAGM/ IFMGA GUIDES OF CERVINO. Discover how with Società delle Guide del Cervino.

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To keep in touch
We have created Club Amici del Cervino to consolidate the great friendship of who has climbed the Matterhorn and fell in love with the noblest rock of Europe.


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Matterhorn professionals
Our Guides are the mountain professionals (UIAGM, IFMGA), experts on altitude and very well trained. Trust them to organise your hike or your climbing.


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The conquest of the Matterhorn

The English Alpine Club Foundation in 1857 gives the push to assault the Alps not yet conquered. As a matter of fact, a lot of English pioneers try to reach the top of the mountain, but not only them dream the conquest. Indeed, in our valleys some "montagnard valdotain" try and dream of the peak of an inaccessible mountain. In the 1860’s for our "montagnards" is difficult, with no money and culture, to engage in an adventure so important. However, with the push given by Chanoine Carrel three men leave Valtournenche to find themselves in the Avouil mountain hut ...
 

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Immagine storica: scalata sul Cervino

 

Luigi Amedeo di Savoia’s hut

Custom made in Turin by C.A.I, has been strip down and carried to the foot of the Matterhorn in 1893 where has been reassembled at 3840 mt on the Cresta del Leone (named the Italian way), the mountain hut has been dedicated to Prince Luigi Amedeo di Savoia Duca degli Abruzzi for his several climbing expeditions.
 

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Immagine storica: la Capanna Luigi Amedeo di Savoia