Matterhorn Ultraks Trail "VZR"Trail running
This course represents a thrilling challenge for super-fit runners: 9.6 km long, 1,500 vertical metres and some tricky terrain. A race for hardened athletes who nonetheless prefer to take care of their joints.
D+ 1,500 and D- 0
- 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.
For spectators: packages for friends of runners.
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).