Cross-country skiing

Täsch Cross-Country Ski Trail

The trail between Täsch and Randa is hugely popular with fans of both classic and skate skiers. There is plenty of varying terrain to discover in the well-groomed Matterhorn trail area.

  • Type Cross-country skiing
  • Difficulty easy
  • Duration 1,00 h
  • Distance 10,1 km
  • Ascent 0 m
  • Descent 11 m
  • Lowest point 1419 m
  • Highest point 1436 m


The flat terrain of the Täsch valley floor is perfect for beginners and those seeking a gentle cross-country skiing trail. The trail winds its way to the clubhouse at the golf club before heading back to Täsch parallel with the railway line. If you fancy a longer route, there are several options for adding on extra circuits. Further along the valley, at the golf club, you can either turn back towards Täsch or cross the Vispa river and do a circuit there.

  • The trail in Täsch can be reached from Zermatt in 12 mintues by rail.
  • The trail has an easy level of difficulty
  • Changing facilities, lockers and toilets are available in the Matterhorn Terminal Täsch.
  • Equipment can be rented at the Matterhorn Terminal in the "ZERMATTERS Nordic Center Täsch".

Täsch trail entrance:

  • Matterhorn Terminal Täsch, north exit
  • Opposite of Taxi Schaller, Täsch
  • Aparthotel Monte Rosa, Täsch

There are 8.2 km for classic and 9.3 km skating of trails between Täsch and Randa.

We recommend:

  • Cross-country skis and poles
  • Suitable cross-country ski boots
  • Clothing suitable for the weather (waterproof, windproof and breathable)
  • Hat or headband plus gloves and sunglasses
  • Food and drinks

The cross-country skiing trails are particularly beautiful when there’s fresh snow glistening on the trees, making a true fairytale winter landscape.

  • Please be considerate to other cross-country skiers.
  • Walkers are not permitted on the cross-country ski trails.
  • Observe all signposting and directions.
  • When overtaking another cross-country skier, keep poles close to body to avoid injury.
  • On descents, maintain adequate distance from the cross-country skier ahead, and always adapt speed to conditions.
  • If you wish to pause along a trail or if you fall, vacate the tracks as quickly as possible.

Map and arrival