Täsch - Randa

This simple winter hiking trail leads along the eastern side of the valley from Täsch to Randa. Ideal for families with children, pushchair and dog.

Best season

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Description

Along the flat valley floor, winter walking is easy. The trail leads mostly along prepared paths; stretching away to the right is the snow-blanketed forest, a scene of fairy-tale beauty.

  • Children from age 4
  • Suitable for pulling sledges
Täsch (station) - Randa (station)

(Hiking time in reverse direction: approx. 1h 10)

We recommend:
  • Good footwear
  • Hiking poles (optional)
  • Warm winter clothing appropriate for the weather
Additional information and recommendations are available from the guest information centre near Täsch station.
  • Plan every mountain tour carefully and adapt to participants’ fitness level as well as the weather and season.
  • Weather conditions can change quickly in the mountains. Appropriate clothing is therefore essential, along with adequate supplies of food and water. In uncertain weather, turn back in good time.
  • Inform others of planned route, and whenever possible avoid going alone.
  • Do not leave the marked routes; do not venture onto glaciers without a mountain guide.
  • It is forbidden to walk on the ski pistes.
  • Please be considerate to other walkers and to plants and animals.
The drive from Visp to Täsch takes about 30–40 min. The road leads through the wild and beautiful Mattertal valley.
Täsch has car parks with both covered and open-air parking – e.g. at the Matterhorn Terminal or privately operated facilities.
The drive from Visp to Täsch takes about 30–40 min. The road leads through the wild and beautiful Mattertal valley. By train to Täsch: less than 3½ hours from Zürich airport or 4 hours from Geneva airport. Change at Visp onto the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn (Matterhorn Gotthard Railway). From Visp, the railway leads through the Mattertal valley past idyllic small villages to Täsch.

Map and arrival

Condition 

Technique 

Experience 

Landscape 

Difficulty easy
Distance 4.24 km
Ascent 61 m
Descent 85 m
Duration 1,10 h
Lowest point 1408 m
Highest point 1453 m

Starting point of the tour:

Täsch (1'450 m)

Destination of the tour:

Randa (1'439 m)

Properties:

  • Tour route
  • With refreshment stops
  • Suitable for families and children
  • Way cleared
  • Groomed snow surface

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