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26.08.2011

The Zermatt mountain guide Andreas Steindl is the fastest. He succeeded in running from the Zollhaus in Zermatt at the end of the village to the summit of the Matterhorn in 2 hours and 57 minutes.
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24.08.2011

Watch, listen, get close to the artistic action: a rehearsal is sometimes more thrilling than the actual concert. Guests are welcome when members of the Berlin Philharmonic teach students at the Zermatt Festival Academy.
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23.08.2011

The winner of the Matterhorn Photo Competition on Facebook has been chosen: Jacqueline Karakoc from Switzerland received the most votes for her Matterhorn photo. 185 people from all over the world submitted Matterhorn photos that could be voted for on Facebook.
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22.08.2011 

The Weisshorn (4506m) is regarded by alpinists as one of the most beautiful and challenging mountains in the Alps. To celebrate the anniversary of the first ascent, exactly 150 years to the day, on Friday 19 August 2011, mountain guides and climbers from Randa and Zermatt as well as a journalist reached the summit.
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22.08.2011

Since 18 August 2011 it’s been possible to ski several pistes with just one mouse click so that in summer you can see how the runs look in winter. All thanks to Street View in Google Maps.
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29.07.2011

Zermatt hoteliers can be proud of themselves. In the latest hotel rating of the business magazine Bilanz at the end of July 2011, Zermatt once again achieved very good ratings. This time, two hotels have been classified as the best Swiss Hotels in their respective categories: the Riffelalp Resort and the Hotel Coeur des Alpes.
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26.07.2011

With its three ridges and its pyramid-like shape, the Weisshorn (4,506 m a.s.l.) fascinates people from far and wide. The 19th August is the 150th anniversary of the first ascent of the Weisshorn by the Briton John Tyndall. Many mountain guides and alpinists are making their way to the mountain for this anniversary.
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22.07.2011

This is something for real gourmets. From the start of August 2011, there will be mini-Matterhorns (Matterhörnli) to eat, in the form of filled pasta. They will be served as an exclusive dish in a lot of  restaurants in Zermatt.
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21.07.2011

The Kultur Zermatt Club is integrating an interesting programme point into this year’s edition of the Zermatt Festival: On the 7th September from 7.30 p.m., it will be called “Jazz meets Classic”.
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20.07.2011

The old Monte Rosa cabin of the SAC was blown up by the Swiss army on the 14th July 2011. A moving chapter of SAC mountain cabin history now belongs to the past.
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