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Guided Experiences & activities for hikers

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Rotenboden toboggan run

Sledging | medium

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.

 2,3 km  1,0 h  7 m  240 m

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

Schaliberg (Nr. 64)

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.

 7,5 km  3,45 h  630 m  630 m

Schwarzsee-Aroleid (Nr. 124)

Winter hiking | easy

In summer, many mountain climbers can experience the adventure of climbing the Matterhorn; in winter, it's all about walking through snowy landscapes.

 2,1 km  0,39 h  0 m  265 m

Schwarzsee-Stafel (Nr. 123)

Winter hiking | medium

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

 3,3 km  1,0 h  0 m  384 m


Skitouring | easy

On the ascent, you're on the border between Switzerland and Italy. The descent weaves enjoyably through crevasses and seracs back to Zermatt.

 16,8 km  4,0 h  117 m  2340 m

Stafel-Schönbiel Hut Bike Tour (Nr. 26)

Mountain biking | 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  520 m  21 m

Sun Trail (Nr. 22)

Mountain 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.

 3,1 km  1,5 h  1 m  508 m

Sunnegga Trail (Nr. F2)

Mountain biking | easy

Flow and fun are among the main attractions of the Sunnegga-Trail – for beginners and pros alike. You’ll definitely want to ride it more than once.

 6,3 km  0,30 h  0 m  493 m

Swiss Stone Pine Trail (Nr. 14)

Hiking trail | easy

This path through the shady forest of Swiss stone pine and larch is wonderfully relaxing. It’s peaceful; depending on time of day there’s hardly anyone around. There’s even the chance of spotting roe deer.

 3,1 km  1,10 h  5 m  542 m

Swiss Topwalk (Nr. 23)

Mountain trail | hard

Keen runners use the Swiss Topwalk as a training course. Regular hikers, too, enjoy the trail, which begins gently in the forest before leading along the "Aussichtsweg" path up to the Gornergrat.

 6,4 km  3,0 h  890 m  2 m

Täsch Circular Trail (Nr. 132)

Winter hiking | easy

This circular trail leads along the flat valley floor around Täsch, making it ideal for relaxed strolls with the kids or the dog.

 4,4 km  1,10 h  32 m  32 m

Täsch Circular Trail (Nr. 42)

Hiking trail | easy

This round walk is perfect for anyone wishing to acclimatise to the altitude or simply relax. It’s also ideal for families with children.

 4,6 km  1,10 h  28 m  28 m