Matterhorn Ultraks Trail "30K"
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.
Distance: 30 km
D+ 2,000 and D- 2,000
- Suitable footwear
- Hiking poles (optional)
- Clothing suitable for the weather (always carry a waterproof and long-sleeved shirt)
- Mobile phone
- Survival blanket
Refreshment stations are located along the route.
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).