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360° Loop Gornergrat (Nr. 16)

Hiking trail | easy

The Gornergrat is one of Switzerland’s top excursions with good reason. This short circular route lets visitors experience the magic of the Gornergrat and the impressive scenic panorama.

 0,5 km  0,20 h  19 m  18 m

4 Lakes Bike Tour (Nr. 29)

Mountain biking | easy

From Blauherd station, the route goes down to the four mountain lakes: Stellisee, Grindjisee, Grünsee and Moosjisee. Each of the four lakes has something special about it.

 12,1 km  1,25 h  313 m  641 m

5 Lakes Walk (Nr. 11)

Theme trail | medium

The 5 Lakes Walk  is in a class of its own among hikes in the Zermatt mountains. The views of the mountain lakes are superb (with the Matterhorn reflected in three of them), and the trail is full of variety.

 9,8 km  2,30 h  165 m  454 m

Adventure Trail (Nr. 1)

Mountain trail | hard

This steep trail rewards hikers with magnificent views on both sides: of the Alpine panorama with dramatic 4,000-metre peaks, and way down to Zermatt and into a small, secluded side valley.

 4,3 km  1,40 h  0 m  877 m

Alpine Garden (Nr. 21b)

Theme trail | easy

Something unique has emerged on the Gornergrat. Europe’s highest alpine garden opened in late summer 2023. It is somewhere to delight in the spectacular alpine flora and to learn more about the alpine flowers in the Valais Alps. 

 0,4 km  0,30 h  27 m  3 m

Arigscheis (Nr. 41)

Mountain trail | hard

This hike through the forests above Täsch is certainly steep, but also offers a good chance of spotting wild animals. Perhaps even an eagle…

 9,4 km  4,10 h  826 m  826 m

Bike Zone Schali (Nr. P1)

Mountain biking | easy

Right next to the Schalisee in Täsch you will find the "Bike Zone Schali" - a versatile mountain bike facility consisting of a Pump Track, a Skills Loop as well as Jump Lines with different levels of difficulty and for all age groups.

 0,3 km  0,30 h  2 m  2 m

Blauherd-Sunnegga Bike Tour (Nr. 5)

Mountain biking | medium

This route is for experienced mountain bikers. The trail is relatively easy to start with, but quickly becomes challenging. You’ll be rewarded with cool single trails and incredible views of the mountains.

 4,6 km  0,30 h  88 m  363 m

Botanical Trail (Nr. 31)

Theme trail | medium

Edelweiss, gentian, different orchids: numerous rare alpine flowers grow along this botanical path. Depending on the course of the weather, the blossoms along this trail can change quickly, to the delight of nature lovers.

 4 km  2,10 h  732 m  0 m


Skitouring | medium

Due to its short approach, the Breithorn is one of the easiest four-thousanders to climb in summer. Even in winter, the dream of climbing a four-thousander is still achievable. The incredible 360° views and the long descent to Zermatt make the mountain a very worthwhile aim, even in the colder months.

 17,8 km  4,0 h  366 m  2572 m

Breithorn Ascent

Alpine tour | medium

The Breithorn (4,164 m), with its many summits, is a strong, glaciered mountain crest. The normal climb is considered as one of the easiest routes for climbing a four-thousand metre mountain.

 5,4 km  3,30 h  415 m  412 m

Challenge Trail (Nr. 141)

Snowshoeing | easy

This snowshoe trail leads close to the Gornergrat Bahn railway line from Gornergrat down to Rotenboden. Snow, sunshine and a magnificent mountain panorama with the Matterhorn promise a memorable hike.

 1,7 km  1,0 h  1 m  267 m

Chamois Trail (Nr. 5)

Mountain trail | medium

The Chamois Trail offers walkers a good chance of spotting these beautiful wild animals.

 5,8 km  1,50 h  11 m  887 m