The Breithorn is one of the most easily climbed of the 4,000m Alps.
The starting point for the ascent is either from the adjacent Klein Matterhorn ( 3820m )
which is reached by cable car from Zermatt.
or from the nearby Theodule Hut.
The Theodule is a high mountain pass across the eastern Pennine Alps
connecting Zermatt in the Swiss canton of Valais
and Breuil-Cervinia in the Italian region of Aosta Valley.
The ascent route on the SSW Flank ( the normal route - Alpine grade F ) of the Breithorn
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