Matterhorn Ultraks SkiAlp "1K"Back-country skiing
Ski touring contests are very popular in Zermatt. The races of the Matterhorn Ultraks SkiAlp have quickly established themselves as a major event on the calendar.
Distance: 12.3 km
D+ 1'179 and D- 1'777
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).