Discover the most beautiful sides of the Matterhorn. Memorable hiking adventures await you.

Experiences & activities for hikers

Guided Experiences & activities for hikers

147 results

Patrouille des Glaciers

Skitouring | hard

The Patrouille des Glaciers (PDG) is one of the cult events in the ski mountaineering calendar. The course leads from Zermatt via Arolla to Verbier, and represents a sporting tour de force for participating teams. The race takes place every other year (e.g. 2022) with participants competing in teams of three.

 55,5 km  18,0 h  4094 m  4228 m

Peak Collection Rothorn (Nr. 10)

Theme trail | easy

The Peak Collection is a permanent art exhibition at the summit of the Rothorn. It shows the creative reponse of the Zermatt mountain guides to their iconic peak.

 0,3 km  0,30 h  9 m  9 m

Pensioners' Trail / Lower High-Altitude Trail (Nr. 4a)

Hiking trail | easy

This path offers glimpses of three parallel worlds: the village, mountain forest and the Gornergrat Bahn cog railway. The trail climbs gently to a level where the views alternate between lush woodland and the rooftops of Zermatt.

 2,2 km  1,0 h  55 m  78 m


Skitouring | medium

The accessibility of this tour makes it suitable for beginners and less experienced skiers. It heads from Zermatt via the Pfulwe to Täsch.

 19,7 km  5,0 h  816 m  2475 m

Platthorn / Mettelhorn (Nr. 33)

Alpine trail | hard

Both mountains, the Mettelhorn and the Platthorn, reveal totally unexpected views to the west: the summit of the Wellenkuppe with its wave of snow, and the Ober Gabelhorn with its dramatic rocky ridges.

 10,8 km  5,20 h  1881 m  620 m

Randa Cross-Country Ski Trail

Cross-country skiing | medium

If Täsch is the trail for gentle cross-country skiing, then Randa is the choice for a more athletic challenge. The groomed terrain is slightly hilly and requires fitness and skill.

 4,8 km  0,45 h  208 m  208 m

Randa Fitness Trail

Jogging | easy

The fitness trail leads through the forest area along the Wildibach river between Täsch and Randa. The route is shady.

 2,5 km  2,30 h  37 m  53 m

Randa Forest Trail (Nr. 66)

Hiking trail | medium

This walk through the protective forest above Randa, suitable for children, often has surprises in store: ibex may even put in an appearance.

 5,9 km  2,20 h  493 m  493 m

Randa toboggan run

Sledging | easy

The toboggan run in Randa is ideal for families with children. Located in the heart of the village, it requires no great physical effort: the slope is gentle, not too long and not too steep.

 0,2 km  0,5 h  0 m  29 m

Randa Village Trail (Nr. 133)

Winter hiking | easy

The Village Trail winds through a stunning, snowy landscape and the delightful village of Randa.

 4,7 km  1,30 h  172 m  172 m

Riffelalp Trail (Nr. 20)

Hiking trail | medium

This pleasant walk leads through the forests of Zermatt with their larches and Swiss stones pines: an adventure for all the senses.

 4,2 km  1,30 h  26 m  562 m

Riffelalp-Winkelmatten (Nr. 114)

Winter hiking | medium

This winter hiking trail leads through a wonderfully romantic snow-covered forest along the slopes of the Gornergrat and down into the village of Zermatt.

 4,2 km  1,45 h  28 m  562 m

Riffelberg-Trail (Nr. F3)

Mountain biking | easy

The Riffelberg Trail is an enjoyable route back from the Gornergrat, featuring Alpine meadows and forests and a link to the Moos Trail (F1).

 7,2 km  0,15 h  4 m  739 m

Riffelsee Lake Trail (Nr. 21)

Mountain trail | easy

This path leads to a photographic site in a class of its own: the Riffelsee with reflection of the Matterhorn, a small rock in the little lake, pristine nature all around. The ultimate idyll!

 3 km  1,0 h  53 m  289 m