Programme

Time Item
7.30 am Sunrise on the Gornergrat – welcome to the Winter Opening Day
8.00 am Pilot Daniel Riesen and avalanche blaster Vik Perren discuss the subject of avalanche safety in winter at the Air Zermatt helibase
9.30 am New Ski Test Centre on Trockener Steg and downhill descent with ski racer Demian Franzen.
10.30 am Hitch a ride on the 3S cableway and the special Crystal Ride gondola 
11 am Live from the Klein Matterhorn with a ski instructor and mountain guide from the ZERMATTERS
12 noon A culinary pause with Elia and Loredana Zurbriggen at the @Paradise restaurant in Findeln
12 – 2 pm        Transmission break
2 pm The team of the Igloo Village Zermatt takes us on a tour of the Igloo Village and shows us how the construction is progressing.
2.30 pm Ski patroller Esther Ruedi tells us about her daily work and tasks.
3.30 pm It's time to head back to the village to meet the baker from the Backzeit bakery of the Hotel Rex.
4.15 pm We ride through the village with Benny the  carriage horse and talk to our mayor Romy Biner-Hauser about the coming winter.
4.45 pm Sunset on the Gornergrat
5 pm We finish on the church bridge with a toast to winter

  

All interviews will be in English.