Infrastructure & Miscellaneous

Zermatt – Matterhorn is always investing in its infrastructure. Every winter there is something new to discover, for example the replacement of an old facility with new technology.

New Gant-Blauherd Chairlift Opens

The old gondolas are a thing of the past. Beginning in the winter of 2016/2017, a new, high-performance chairlift runs from Gant (2,223 m) to Blauherd (2,571 m). The six-seat chairlift carries 1,800 skiers each hour from the Gornergrat ski area to the Rothorn ski area. A trip lasts on 3.6 minutes.


London – Sion – Zermatt Flights

British visitors have been among the most loyal Zermatt guests for generations. Together with the Swiss Airline Swiss flights direct London-Sion are offered in both directions around the time of the British half-term holidays in February. This includes a free transfer of ski and snowboard equipment. The dates: 4, 11, 18, 25 February 2017. Each flight will have 100 seats available. For a seamless connection, Air Zermatt offers direct helicopter flights from Sion to Zermatt on request.


New Peak Pass for one day

Beginning in winter 2016/2017, the Peak Pass tickets are now available for one-day or more (previously three-days and more). The ticket includes all of the peaks surrounding Zermatt that can be reached by mountain lifts along with train travel from Randa to Zermatt and return. Added to this are the admission to the glacier palace, mountain bike transportation along with the use of the local buses in Zermatt. The number of days on a Peak Pass ranges from 1 to 30 days. Valid during the winter and summer seasons.