TäschalplaufTrail running

This open running race has long been popular in Täsch. Combining sport and pleasure, it features a traditional Älplerfest (alpine celebration) on the high pastures at Täschalp.

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Description

The course of 7.64 km incorporates a climb of 780 vertical metres, in a choice of categories: running race, open race and Nordic walking. The event also features a traditional alpine festivity on the high pastures, a celebration of mass and refreshments with musical entertainment.

  • Annual, at the beginning of July
  • A mountain celebration for locals and visitors
  • Registration at Täsch tourist office
  • Täschalp: cheese and Ziger soft cheese for sale
Täsch (Restaurant Wiesengrund) - Agerte - Täschalp
The course of 7.64 km incorporates a climb of 780 vertical metres, in a choice of categories: running race, open race and Nordic walking. The event also features a traditional alpine festivity on the high pastures, a celebration of mass and refreshments with musical entertainment.

  • Annual, at the beginning of July
  • A mountain celebration for locals and visitors
  • Registration at Täsch tourist office
  • Täschalp: cheese and Ziger soft cheese for sale
Additional information and recommendations are available from the guest information centre near Täsch station.
The drive from Visp to Täsch takes about 30–40 min. The road leads through the wild and beautiful Mattertal valley.
Täsch has car parks with both covered and open-air parking – e.g. at the Matterhorn Terminal or privately operated facilities.
The drive from Visp to Täsch takes about 30–40 min. The road leads through the wild and beautiful Mattertal valley. By train to Täsch: less than 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 Täsch.

Map and arrival

Condition 

Technique 

Experience 

Landscape 

Difficulty medium
Distance 7.61 km
Ascent 955 m
Descent 195 m
Duration 0,40 h
Lowest point 1444 m
Highest point 2214 m

Starting point of the tour:

Täsch (1'450 m)

Destination of the tour:

Täschalp (2'214 m)

Properties:

  • Nice views
  • Geological highlights
  • Faunistic highlights
  • Tour route
  • With refreshment stops
  • Botanical highlights

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