Challenges for veterans: ski touring races

As such, the Matterhorn Ultraks SkiAlp or the legendary Patrouille des Glaciers are races over mountains and glaciers: ski touring races in and around Zermatt are the ultimate challenge and are popular among participants and spectators alike. 

Patrouille des Glaciers

Back-country skiing | hard

The Patrouille des Glaciers (PDG) is one of the cult events in the ski mountaineering calendar. The course leads from Zermatt via Arolla to Verbier, and represents a sporting tour de force for participating teams. The contest takes place every other year, in even-numbered years: 2014, 2016 and so on.

 53 km  7,11 h  4277 m  4342 m