Ski touring


Matterhorn Ultraks SkiAlp "1K"

Back-country skiing | hard

Ski touring contests are very popular in Zermatt. The new races of the Matterhorn Ultraks SkiAlp have quickly established themselves as a major event on the calendar.

 20 km  8,10 h  1019 m  1957 m
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Matterhorn Ultraks SkiAlp "2K"

Back-country skiing | hard

The 2K contest is for experienced ski tourers. The course leads for 30 kilometres (60 effective kilometres) up to the Klein Matterhorn and around the Breithorn.

 30 km  12,31 h  1855 m  2793 m
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Matterhorn Ultraks SkiAlp "3K"

Back-country skiing | hard

The 3K ski touring race is for highly trained athletes. The course leads over 36 km (80 effective kilometres) up to the Breithorn (4,164 m).

 36 km  18,13 h  2565 m  3514 m
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Patrouille des Glaciers

Back-country skiing | hard

The Patrouille des Glaciers (PDG) is one of the cult events in the ski mountaineering calendar. The course leads from Zermatt via Arolla to Verbier, and represents a sporting tour de force for participating teams. The contest takes place every other year, in even-numbered years: 2014, 2016 and so on.

 53 km  5,52 h  4277 m  4342 m
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