Downhill 4Cross Sunnegga

Pure mountain bike fun in the mountains of Zermatt: the 4Cross run at Sunnegga is perfect for downhill enthusiasts wishing to practise and perfect their tricks and jumps.

Best season

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Up at Sunnegga (2,288 m), mountain bikers enjoy an unrivalled combination of action and fun. The 4Cross run is full of variety, with jumps, banked corners and all kinds of obstacles providing a superb opportunity to perfect riding technique.

  • Downhill & 4Cross Sunnegga bike pass
  • Ideal for children learning mountain biking
  • Level of difficulty indicated with 1–3 Matterhorns
Sunnegga - Eisfluh

(NB the Eisfluh chairlift does not operate in summer)

We recommend:
  • Bike in excellent working order
  • Helmet, gloves and bell and additional protective clothing
  • Clothing suitable for the weather (always carry a waterproof)
  • Drink
The mountain landscape around Zermatt, with 38 summits above 4,000 metres, offers breathtaking panoramic views and is home to a wealth of fauna and flora.

Additional information and recommendations are available from the guest information centre on Bahnhofplatz (by the railway station).
  • Always wear gloves and a helmet.
  • Use marked bike trails and routes only, and observe all signposting. Please close gates after passing through.
  • Please be considerate to walkers and to plants and animals. As a rule, walkers have priority.
  • When planning, take into account participants’ fitness level and ability: some routes lead above 3,000 metres.
  • All riding is at one’s own risk.
Zermatt is car-free. Private vehicles are permitted only as far as Täsch (5 km before Zermatt). The Täsch–Zermatt road is closed to the public.

Onward travel to Zermatt is either by private taxi or shuttle train. Trains depart every 20 minutes; the journey takes about 12 minutes, and ends at the Bahnhofplatz in Zermatt.
Täsch has car parks with both covered and open-air parking – e.g. at the Matterhorn Terminal or privately operated facilities.

Onward travel: see “Getting there”.
By train to the Matterhorn village: 3½ hours from Zürich airport or 4 hours from Geneva airport. Change at Visp onto the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn (Matterhorn Gotthard Railway). From Visp, the railway leads through the Mattertal valley past idyllic small villages to Zermatt.

Zermatt is also the start and finish point for the world-famous Glacier Express panoramic train journey (Zermatt to St. Moritz or Davos).

Map and arrival





Difficulty medium
Distance 0.45 km
Ascent 5 m
Descent 47 m
Duration 0,3 h
Lowest point 2213 m
Highest point 2256 m

Starting point of the tour:

Sunnegga (2'288 m)

Destination of the tour:

Eisfluh (2'196 m)


  • Nice views
  • Tour route
  • With refreshment stops
  • Suitable for families and children
  • Botanical highlights
  • Mountain railway ascent/descent


Tour information (PDF)
Tour map (PDF)

More infos

Offer from the Zermatt Bergbahnen AG