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Serious climbers can make the ascent of the Matterhorn from Breuil-Cervinia after registering with the local mountaineering officials at the tourist office. This ascent is for experienced climbers only.
Società delle Guide Alpine. The Society's guides are available to accompany you on treks and also lead skiing, canyoning, and ice-climbing excursions. Strada Villair 2, Courmayeur, 11013. 0165/842064. www.guidecourmayeur.com.
Less demanding hikes follow the lower slopes of the valley of the River Marmore, to the south of town.
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