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Matterhorn Ultraks Trail "2VK"

Difficulty: 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.

 14.36 km  2,0 h  1968 m  484 m
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Matterhorn Ultraks Trail "30K"

Difficulty: 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.

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

Difficulty: 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.

 48.10 km  4,43 h  3978 m  3978 m
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Naturweg

Difficulty: 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.

 6.22 km  1,40 h  331 m  267 m
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Nordwand Trail

Difficulty: 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.

 3.46 km  1,0 h  30 m  421 m
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Panorama Trail

Difficulty: 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.

 2.54 km  1,30 h  26 m  258 m
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Panorama Trail

Difficulty: medium

The views between the Ritzengrat ridge and Blauherd are magnificent, making this a true panoramic trail. Crowning the scene is the Matterhorn, revealing its north and east flanks and the Hörnligrat ridge.

 2.01 km  0,50 h  251 m  15 m
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Panoramaweg Täsch

Difficulty: easy

The panorama reflects the topography: the valley floor is deep, the mountains all around extremely high. The views of the Breithorn and Klein Matterhorn are enchanting. A good opportunity to observe the mountain forest close up.

 4.37 km  1,25 h  274 m  274 m
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Panoramaweg Täsch

Difficulty: easy

The panoramic path around Täsch presents an ideal alternative to skiing, with open views, romantic forests and pure, blissful tranquillity.

 4.36 km  1,25 h  274 m  274 m
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Path to Freedom

Difficulty: hard

It’s not every day that walkers have the chance to tackle the highest hiking trail in Europe (3,415 m). The view of 38 mountains above 4,000 metres is dramatic and inspiring. Along the way, sculptures invite hikers to engage in philosophical contemplation of the mountains all around.

 2.94 km  1,25 h  480 m  193 m
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Patrouille des Glaciers

Difficulty: hard

The Patrouille des Glaciers (PDG) is one of the cult events in the ski mountaineering calendar. The course leads from Zermatt via Arolla to Verbier, and represents a sporting tour de force for participating teams. The contest takes place every other year, in even-numbered years: 2014, 2016 and so on.

 53.05 km  5,52 h  4277 m  4342 m
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Peak Collection Rothorn

Difficulty: easy

The Peak Collection is a permanent art exhibition at the summit of the Rothorn. It shows the creative reponse of the Zermatt mountain guides to their iconic peak.

 0.53 km  0,30 h  28 m  28 m
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Perskindol Swiss Epic

Difficulty: hard

Zermatt’s bike trails lead through meadows and forests, over gravel and stones, past lakes, always on alpine terrain. If Zermatt is the dream destination for mountain bikers, the ultimate contest is the Perskindol Swiss Epic 2014, which takes places in the Valais Alps and finishes in Zermatt.

 127.62 km  20,45 h  3234 m  3021 m
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Platthorn / Mettelhorn

Difficulty: hard

Both mountains, the Mettelhorn and the Platthorn, reveal totally unexpected views to the west: the summit of the Wellenkuppe with its wave of snow, and the Obergabelhorn with its dramatic rocky ridges.

 8.50 km  5,20 h  1838 m  156 m
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Randa - Kinhütte

Difficulty: hard

In this region above Randa, names of geographical features such as Wildkin and Wildbach hint at the wild nature of the landscape. It’s no surprise that this demanding walk up to the Kin hut is also wild and beautiful.

 11.04 km  6,0 h  1496 m  1496 m
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