Matterhorn Ultraks Trail "16K"Trail running
This course makes a good introduction to mountain running: 16 km long, with 1,100 vertical metres of ascent and descent. The route leads through the mountains west of Zermatt, over the slopes of the Rothorn and Gornergrat.
Zermatt - Tiefenmatten - Sunnegga - Riffelalp - Blatten - Zermatt
Distance: 17 km
D+ 1,100 and D- 1,100
No compulsory equipment specifications are set by the organising committee.
- 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.