Matterhorn Ultraks SkiAlp "3K"Back-country skiing
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).
Distance: 36 km
D+ 2,900 and D- 3,900
Effective kilometres: 80
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).