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Höhenweg

Long distance hiking trail | hard

The Höhenweg (high-altitude trail) brings hikers to the most beautiful locations in the mountains around Zermatt. Highlights include Höhbalmen and Gornergrat, where the Alpine views seem to go on for ever.

 83,9 km  32,10 h  5674 m  5868 m
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Hörnliweg

regionalHikingTour | hard

This trail leads to what is probably the key location in Zermatt, the Hörnli hut at the foot of the Matterhorn. Historically this has been the heart of all the action, and remains so today.

 4,3 km  2,15 h  743 m  61 m
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Kickbike on Sunnegga

Cycling | medium

Kickbike, that’s the thrilling ride from Sunnegga down to the village of Zermatt. The wind in your hair, spectacular scenery: this is outdoor adventure at its best.

 7,2 km  0,45 h  152 m  821 m
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Kreuz

Hiking trail | medium

This varied walk leading past the hamlet of Wildi reveals measures local people have taken to protect themselves from nature, which can often show her wilder side.

 4,4 km  1,45 h  414 m  414 m
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Kristallweg

regionalHikingTour | medium

This path leads to many of the highlights of the Zermatt mountains. Delightful sights include the reflection of the Matterhorn in the surface of the Stellisee lake.

 5,4 km  1,45 h  118 m  638 m
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Larch Trail

Theme trail | medium

The Lärchenweg (Larch Trail) leads across alpine pastures, along sparse forest that is home to numerous gnarled and ancient Swiss stone pine trees and tall larches. The theme trail is devoted to the nutcracker, an emblematic local bird species.

 4,4 km  1,40 h  62 m  773 m
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Mark Twain Weg

regionalHikingTour | medium

On the trail of the American writer Mark Twain: a pleasant walk on the Riffelberg with breathtaking views of the Matterhorn. In his satirical account "Climbing the Riffelberg", Mark Twain poked fun at the expeditions of the 19th century into the alpine world around Zermatt.

 2,5 km  0,50 h  37 m  400 m
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Marmot Trail

Theme trail | medium

This walk is a must for families, offering a chance to watch marmots close-up.

 3,8 km  1,10 h  135 m  426 m
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Matterhorn Glacier Trail

Theme trail | medium

This route offers a fascinating glimpse of a world between rock and ice. Walkers approach the glacier on a safe path, close enough to see the meltwater running out: a memorable moment on a special hiking adventure.

 6,5 km  2,0 h  188 m  534 m
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Matterhorn Trail

Theme trail | medium

The Matterhorn, the ultimate mountain… This trail explores its many facets: its physical origins, its stories and legends, its very essence.

 9,8 km  2,55 h  112 m  1077 m
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Matterhorn Ultraks SkiAlp "1K"

Back-country skiing | hard

Ski touring contests are very popular in Zermatt. The new races of the Matterhorn Ultraks SkiAlp have quickly established themselves as a major event on the calendar.

 20 km  8,10 h  1019 m  1957 m
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Matterhorn Ultraks SkiAlp "2K"

Back-country skiing | hard

The 2K contest is for experienced ski tourers. The course leads for 30 kilometres (60 effective kilometres) up to the Klein Matterhorn and around the Breithorn.

 30 km  12,31 h  1855 m  2793 m
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Matterhorn Ultraks SkiAlp "3K"

Back-country skiing | hard

The 3K ski touring race is for highly trained athletes. The course leads over 36 km (80 effective kilometres) up to the Breithorn (4,164 m).

 36 km  18,13 h  2565 m  3514 m
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Matterhorn Ultraks Trail "16K"

Trail running | hard

This course makes a good introduction to mountain running: 16 km long, with 1,100 vertical metres of ascent and descent. The route leads through the mountains west of Zermatt, over the slopes of the Rothorn and Gornergrat.

 16,9 km  1,25 h  1239 m  1239 m
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Matterhorn Ultraks Trail "2VK"

Trail running | hard

This course represents a thrilling challenge for super-fit runners: 14 km long, nearly 2,000 vertical metres and some tricky terrain. A race for hardened athletes who nonetheless prefer to take care of their joints.

 14,4 km  2,0 h  1968 m  484 m
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