Matterhorn Ultraks SkiAlp "2K"Back-country skiing
The 2K contest is for experienced ski tourers. The course leads for 18 kilometres up to the Oberrothorn and then back down to Zermatt.
Distance: 18 km
D+ 2,240 and D- 2,240
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.
Onward travel: see “Getting there”.
Zermatt is also the start and finish point for the world-famous Glacier Express panoramic train journey (Zermatt to St. Moritz or Davos).