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Experiences & activities for hikers

Guided Experiences & activities for hikers

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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  241 m  241 m

Randa-Kin Hut (Nr. 67)

Regional hiking trail | medium

In this region above Randa, names of geographical features such as Wildkin and Wildibach hint at the wild nature of the landscape. It’s no surprise that this walk up to the Kin Hut is also wild and beautiful.

 6,6 km  3,30 h  1215 m  45 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.

 4,1 km  1,30 h  35 m  581 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  23 m  564 m

Riffelsee Lake Trail (Nr. 21)

Regional hiking 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

Rotenboden toboggan run

Tobogganing | easy

The toboggan run on the Gornergrat is not only the Alps’ highest but also one of the most beautiful. Zermatt’s mountain panorama with the Matterhorn offers the ultimate setting for sledging. The thrilling run lasts about 10 minutes.

 1,5 km  0,10 h  0 m  233 m

Rotenboden-Riffelberg (Nr. 113)

Winter hiking | easy

The winter views here are some of the finest in the Zermatt region. The trail leads below the shady Riffelhorn and back into dazzling sunshine, revealing a breathtaking vista culminating in the Gornergrat. A fairy-tale adventure with views that seem to go on for ever.

 2,4 km  1,0 h  14 m  248 m

Rothorn Hut (Nr. 34)

Mountain tour | hard

The Rothorn Hut attracts a colourful variety of mountaineers seeking high-altitude challenges. Regular mountain hikers, too, enjoy the climb up to the Eseltschuggen.

 8,1 km  4,40 h  1696 m  116 m

Rothorn-Zermatt Bike Tour (Nr. 22)

Mountainbiking | easy

What a run! The downhill from Rothorn to Zermatt entails a vertical drop of 1,678 m. You ride on the gravel path, not the single trails.

 13,3 km  0,25 h  6 m  1501 m

Scenic Trail (Nr. 15)

Regional hiking trail | medium

The views are truly heavenly: Matterhorn, Breithorn, Klein Matterhorn, Weisshorn... A scene that seems to belong in a dream.

 1,9 km  0,40 h  29 m  297 m

Schaliberg (Nr. 64)

Regional hiking trail | medium

Highlights of this medium-difficulty walk from Randa include Alp Rötiboden (1,970 m), which offers breathtaking views over the valley and of the surrounding mountain peaks.

 7,4 km  3,45 h  827 m  827 m

Schwarzsee-Stafel (Nr. 123)

Winter hiking | medium

This winter hike goes quite close to the Matterhorn and directly under the mighty North Wall.

 2,5 km  1,0 h  0 m  389 m

Stafel-Schönbiel Hut Bike Tour (Nr. 26)

Mountainbiking | hard

The Schönbielhütte is a popular starting point for hiking tours in the area. However, it’s much easier to reach by bike, rather than on foot. The view from the hut of the north face of the Matterhorn is amazing.

 6,3 km  1,40 h  518 m  22 m

Sun Trail (Nr. 22)

Regional hiking trail | medium

Here, the spirit finds space, freedom and relaxation. The view of the distant horizons, with the panorama of peaks including the Matterhorn, is sure to linger long in the memory.

 3,2 km  1,5 h  18 m  519 m