Superb 145km trek around the iconic Matterhorn, described in this guidebook walking anti-clockwise from Zermatt. Stunning views of the Matterhorn and other spectacular summits. Tour includes two glacier crossings and usually takes eight to ten days. Guide includes suggestions for shorter variants and peak ascents along the way.
Hilary Sharp is British, a qualified Accompagnateur en Montagne (Trekking Guide), and is based permanently in the village of Vallorcine near Chamonix Mont Blanc in the French Alps. She runs her own trekking business, Trekking in the Alps, guiding walks in winter, spring and summer (firstname.lastname@example.org; www.trekkinginthealps.com). Her love of walking and climbing has taken her to many parts of Europe and further afield.