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Mark Twain Weg

Regional hiking tour | 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 ascent

Alpine climbing | hard

At 4,478 m, the Matterhorn is the most difficult classic in the Alps. The climb and descent is done exclusively over rocks and ice, and it requires outstanding fitness and experience in rock climbing with and without crampons. The normal route is via the Hörnligrat and is only suitable for well-versed mountaineers accompanied by a mountain guide.

 3,9 km  8,0 h  1046 m  1037 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 | medium

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

 12,3 km  2,30 h  1179 m  1777 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 18 kilometres up to the Oberrothorn and then back down to Zermatt.

 18 km  4,0 h  2240 m  2240 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 22.5 km and high point is the Oberrothorn on 3'414 m.

 22,5 km  5,30 h  2930 m  2930 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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Matterhorn Ultraks Trail "30K"

Trail running | hard

This course demands a great deal of effort, even though endurance athletes regard it as “medium” distance. Runners cover a total of 30 km, with ascents and descents of 2,000 vertical metres.

 31,7 km  2,45 h  2297 m  2297 m
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Matterhorn Ultraks Trail "46K"

Trail running | hard

This race pushes the fittest and toughest endurance athletes to the limit: 46 km long, 3,600 vertical metres of ascent and descent, and plenty of challenging terrain. A contest without mercy for diehard runners.

 48,1 km  4,43 h  3978 m  3978 m
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Naturweg

Hiking trail | medium

The Naturweg (Nature Path) is a treat for body and soul. At first it leads through a forest with ancient Swiss stone pine trees, before entering the bare landscape left by the retreating Findel Glacier. Here, the sweeping views extend all the way to the Matterhorn.

 6,2 km  1,40 h  331 m  267 m
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Nordwand Trail

Snowshoeing | medium

This trail leads practically under the north face of the Matterhorn. The rock wall, dark and mighty, dominates the landscape. The feeling of wading over the snow under the iconic peak is unlike any other.

 3,5 km  1,0 h  30 m  421 m
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Panorama Trail

Snowshoeing | medium

This snowshoe trail leads to some magically beautiful spots between Rotenboden and Riffelberg. Along the way it passes the frozen Riffelsee, hibernating under a thick blanket of snow.

 2,5 km  1,30 h  26 m  258 m
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