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Experiences & activities for hikers

Guided Experiences & activities for hikers

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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
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Pfulwe

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
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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 Obergabelhorn with its dramatic rocky ridges.

 10,8 km  5,20 h  1881 m  620 m
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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  172 m  172 m
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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
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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
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Riffelberg-Trail (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
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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
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Rotenboden toboggan run

Sledging | 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
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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.

 2,3 km  1,0 h  7 m  240 m
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Scenic Trail (Nr. 15)

Mountain trail | medium

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

 2 km  0,40 h  11 m  284 m
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