Winter hiking

Täsch - Randa

This simple winter hiking trail leads along the eastern side of the valley from Täsch to Randa. Ideal for families with children, pushchair and dog.

  • Type Winter hiking
  • Difficulty easy
  • Duration 1,10 h
  • Distance 4,2 km
  • Ascent 61 m
  • Descent 85 m
  • Lowest point 1408 m
  • Highest point 1453 m


Along the flat valley floor, winter walking is easy. The trail leads mostly along prepared paths; stretching away to the right is the snow-blanketed forest, a scene of fairy-tale beauty.

  • Appropriate for children from age 4
  • Suitable for pulling sledges
Täsch (station) - Randa (station)

(Hiking time in reverse direction: approx. 1h 10)

We recommend:
  • Good footwear
  • Hiking poles (optional)
  • Warm winter clothing appropriate for the weather
If you look in the direction of Zermatt from Täsch and Randa, there is a unique view of the Breithorn (4,164 m). By the way, the Breithorn is considered the easiest route for climbing to the top of a four thousand-metre summit.


Additional information and recommendations are available from the guest information centre near Täsch station.

  • Plan every mountain tour carefully and adapt to participants’ fitness level as well as the weather and season.
  • Weather conditions can change quickly in the mountains. Appropriate clothing is therefore essential, along with adequate supplies of food and water. In uncertain weather, turn back in good time.
  • Inform others of planned route, and whenever possible avoid going alone.
  • Do not leave the marked routes; do not venture onto glaciers without a mountain guide.
  • It is forbidden to walk on the ski pistes.
  • Please be considerate to other walkers and to plants and animals.

Map and arrival