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Experiences & activities for hikers

Guided Experiences & activities for hikers

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Furi - Stafel

Winter hiking | medium

This winter hike from Furi to Stafel is best for early risers: the route is sunniest in the mornings.

 4,9 km  1,40 h  442 m  114 m
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Furi Suspension Bridge Trail (Nr. 17a)

Theme trail | easy

The suspension footbridge soars 90 vertical metres above the Gornerschlucht gorge. The view down to the foaming water of the Gornera river reveals the tremendous natural forces at work.

 2,9 km  1,0 h  175 m  174 m
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Furiweg

Hiking trail | easy

A quiet road leads from Furi down to Zermatt. A stroll in the pleasant shade of the larch trees can lead to some delightful surprises!

 4,9 km  1,10 h  91 m  347 m
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Glacier Garden Trail (Nr. 17)

Theme trail | hard

The Gorner Glacier sculpted this landscape over many millennia. Today, hikers marvel at the polished rocks and boulders, the ice of the glacier that still remains in the valley floor, and the larch trees that are inexorably reconquering the landscape.

 6,2 km  1,50 h  123 m  838 m
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Gornergrat Zermatt Marathon

Trail running | hard

The Gornergrat Zermatt Marathon is one of the finest running events in the Alps. Start in St. Niklaus, finish in Zermatt – with the option of racing all the way to the top of the Gornergrat.

 42 km  5,5 h  2433 m  942 m
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Gourmet Trail (Nr. 6)

Hiking trail | medium

Anyone visiting Zermatt for the first time will marvel at the Gourmetweg (Gourmet Path), which leads past numerous mountain restaurants with a global reputation.

 8,8 km  2,25 h  276 m  946 m
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Gross Kastel (Nr. 63)

Regional hiking trail | hard

The hike leads up a lesser-known mountain, the Gross Kastel (2,830 m). Beautiful view of the Bis Glacier and its crevasses.

 6,1 km  3,40 h  1489 m  221 m
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Höhenweg

Long distance hiking trail | hard

The Höhenweg (high-altitude trail) brings hikers to the most beautiful locations in the mountains around Zermatt. Highlights include Höhbalmen and Gornergrat, where the Alpine views seem to go on for ever.

 83,9 km  32,10 h  5674 m  5868 m
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Hörnli Trail (Nr. 27)

Mountain tour | hard

This trail leads to what is probably the key location in Zermatt, the Hörnli Hut at the foot of the Matterhorn. Historically this has been the heart of all the action, and remains so today.

 4,3 km  2,15 h  702 m  18 m
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Kickbike on Sunnegga

Cycling | medium

Kickbike, that’s the thrilling ride from Sunnegga down to the village of Zermatt. The wind in your hair, spectacular scenery: this is outdoor adventure at its best.

 7,2 km  0,45 h  152 m  821 m
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La Traversata

Fixed rope route | medium

A tour for active and athletic skiers, touring skiers and adventure seeking fans. The La Traversata “traverses” a via ferrata – fixed-cable route – and lets freeriders get their money’s worth.

 2,1 km  2,0 h  314 m  158 m
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Larch Trail (Nr. 28)

Theme trail | medium

The Larch Trail leads across alpine pastures, along sparse forest that is home to numerous gnarled and ancient Swiss stone pine trees and tall larches. The theme trail is devoted to the nutcracker, an emblematic local bird species.

 4,4 km  1,40 h  62 m  773 m
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Mark Twain Trail (Nr. 18)

Hiking trail | medium

On the trail of the American writer Mark Twain: a pleasant walk on the Riffelberg with breathtaking views of the Matterhorn. In his satirical account "Climbing the Riffelberg", Mark Twain poked fun at the expeditions of the 19th century into the alpine world around Zermatt.

 3,4 km  0,50 h  3 m  367 m
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Marmot Trail (Nr. 8)

Theme trail | medium

This walk is a must for families, offering a chance to watch marmots close-up.

 3,8 km  1,10 h  135 m  426 m
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