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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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Panorama Trail

Theme trail | 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 km  0,50 h  251 m  15 m
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Panoramaweg Täsch

Hiking trail | 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.

 4,4 km  1,25 h  274 m  274 m
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Panoramaweg Täsch

Winter hiking | easy

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

 4,4 km  1,25 h  274 m  274 m
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Path to Freedom

Theme trail | 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.

 2,9 km  1,25 h  480 m  193 m
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Patrouille des Glaciers

Back-country skiing | 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 km  5,52 h  4277 m  4342 m
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