Winter hiking trails

Winter hiking trails in and around Zermatt are pure relaxation. They offer romantic views and historic insight, fresh winter air and a lot of exercise.

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AHV - Weg / unterer Höhenweg

Winter hiking | easy

This winter trail promises peaceful relaxation in the snow-blanketed forest. It offers glimpses of three parallel worlds: the village, mountain forest and the Gornergrat Bahn cog railway.

 2,1 km  1,0 h  81 m  110 m
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Zermatt - Furi (via Blatten)

Winter hiking | medium

This winter hiking trail leads from Zermatt more or less straight to Furi. But is that really the best option? How about a stop at a restaurant along the way? After all, Zermatt is famous for its superb cuisine…

 2,3 km  1,0 h  256 m  18 m
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Zermatt - Furi (via Zum See)

Winter hiking | medium

This winter hiking trail leads more or less straight from Zermatt to Furi – in theory, at least. But is that really the best option? Because along the way a question arises, one that is fairy crucial in Zermatt…

 2,4 km  1,0 h  263 m  25 m
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Zermatt - Furi (via Zmutt)

Winter hiking | medium

This winter walk leads into a long-gone world of magical charm. From Zermatt, the trail climbs gently to the hamlet of Zmutt, where time seems to have stood still for centuries.

 4,8 km  2,0 h  435 m  195 m
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Zermatt - Zmutt (via Bielti)

Winter hiking | medium

This winter hiking trail from Zermatt to Zmutt leads via a shady and secluded little spot near the destination of Furi – something of a hidden secret!

 3,8 km  1,40 h  410 m  109 m
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Winkelmatten - Zermatt (via Blatten)

Winter hiking | medium

This winter hiking trail leads initially through the forest at Moos and then via the hamlet of Blatten back to the village. But take note, this walk is worth planning carefully.

 3,5 km  1,30 h  191 m  238 m
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Winkelmatten - Furi

Winter hiking | easy

This winter hiking trail crosses the quarter at the far end of Zermatt in the direction of Furi. Along the way it leads across snow-blanketed meadows, through forest and past romantic, secluded spots.

 2,6 km  1,0 h  241 m  48 m
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Zermatt - Sunnegga

Winter hiking | medium

This Zermatt winter walk is a dream in white, offering sunshine, the romance of the forest, snowy expanses, sparkling pinnacles, gastronomic treats and breathtaking views.

 3,7 km  2,0 h  641 m  33 m
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Zermatt - Sunnegga (via Tiefenmatten)

Winter hiking | medium

From the centre of the village of Zermatt up into the mountain sunshine, under one’s own steam: that’s the essence of this bracing hike. A climb through the romantic, snow-blanketed forest accesses the open slopes leading to Sunnegga and glorious views.

 6,6 km  2,45 h  852 m  181 m
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Zermatt - Ried

Winter hiking | easy

This pleasant winter hiking trail leads from the centre of Zermatt through different quarters of the resort to the Ried area. The clear view of the Matterhorn from here is particularly beautiful.

 2,2 km  0,50 h  228 m  36 m
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Rotenboden - Riffelberg

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.

 2,5 km  1,0 h  28 m  264 m
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Sunnegga - Tufteren

Winter hiking | easy

This fairly flat winter walk leads from Sunnegga through sparse woodland to Tufteren.

 2 km  0,30 h  64 m  129 m
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Furi - Stafel

Winter hiking | medium

This winter hike from Furi to Stafel is best for early risers: the route is sunniest in the mornings.

 4,9 km  1,40 h  442 m  114 m
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Blauherd - Fluhalp

Winter hiking | easy

The winter walk from Blauherd to Fluhalp (theme trail "Surviving of the animals in winter") is perfect for soaking up the sun.

 2,2 km  1,0 h  116 m  72 m
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Riffelalp - Winkelmatten

Winter hiking | medium

This winter hiking trail leads through a wonderfully romantic snow-covered forest, along the lowest slopes of the Gornergrat and down into the village of Zermatt.

 4,1 km  1,45 h  36 m  578 m
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