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Photo of Zermatt 05/08/2019 Sunnegga - Blauherd - Furggji - Oberrothorn - Stellisee - Grindjisee - Zermatt Photo of Tour de Grand Dixence, Valais, SUISSE Photo of Zermatt - Sunnegga - Blauherd - The 5 lakes trail (Stellisee, Grindjisee, Grünsee, Mosjesee, Leisee)
  • near Ried, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    10.71mi
    Elevation +
    3757f
    TrailRank
    80| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofZermatt 05/08/2019 Sunnegga - Blauherd - Furggji - Oberrothorn - Stellisee - Grindjisee - Zermatt Photo ofZermatt 05/08/2019 Sunnegga - Blauherd - Furggji - Oberrothorn - Stellisee - Grindjisee - Zermatt Photo ofZermatt 05/08/2019 Sunnegga - Blauherd - Furggji - Oberrothorn - Stellisee - Grindjisee - Zermatt

    Ascent to Oberrothorn from Sunnegga and return to Zermatt through lakes Stelisse and Grindjisee. Oberrothorn is claimed as the highest peak in Switzerland (3414m) that can be reached through a hike trail and in summertim...

    Moderate difficulty ascent with very nice scenery
    Stella Frabaschali
  • near Ausserholligen, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    6.58mi
    Elevation +
    2589f
    TrailRank
    79| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofTour de Grand Dixence, Valais, SUISSE Photo ofTour de Grand Dixence, Valais, SUISSE Photo ofTour de Grand Dixence, Valais, SUISSE

    This trail starts from the parking at the base of the dam (2130m) and goes all the way up to Col de Roux (2804m). Then it goes down and behind the Mont Blava and continues on the left side of the Torrent de Chenna. This...

    Bonito sendero y fotografía. Muchas gracias por compartirlo
    Pablo de Gárate
  • near Ried, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    6.01mi
    Elevation +
    1558f
    TrailRank
    67| Rating 3.0
    Photo ofZermatt - Sunnegga - Blauherd - The 5 lakes trail (Stellisee, Grindjisee, Grünsee, Mosjesee, Leisee) Photo ofZermatt - Sunnegga - Blauherd - The 5 lakes trail (Stellisee, Grindjisee, Grünsee, Mosjesee, Leisee) Photo ofZermatt - Sunnegga - Blauherd - The 5 lakes trail (Stellisee, Grindjisee, Grünsee, Mosjesee, Leisee)

    A must do hike if you are in Zermatt giving you the chance to see the majestic Matterhorn from many angles and to have stunning lakes pictures. You can start hiking from Zermatt but i recommend taking the funicular from ...

    Eate track no sigue la senda oficial del parque, sino las pistas de tierra para vehiculos mas directas pero mas pesadas ...
    Carlos Bueso
  • near Zermatt, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    9.16mi
    Elevation +
    5791f
    TrailRank
    67| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofTour of Monte Rosa 1/10: Zermatt - Rifugio Theodul Photo ofTour of Monte Rosa 1/10: Zermatt - Rifugio Theodul Photo ofTour of Monte Rosa 1/10: Zermatt - Rifugio Theodul

    The first day of the TMR is a tough start especially if you will be climbing it all the way to Theodulpass without using the cable cars. I strongly recommend walking all the way from Zermatt to Rifugio Theodulo (and i do...

    Snow!! This time of year wow!! No showers.... oh well 🙃
    ala.jadooa
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  • near Randa, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    5.68mi
    Elevation +
    2717f
    TrailRank
    65| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofRanda/Charles Kuonen Bridge/Europahutte Photo ofRanda/Charles Kuonen Bridge/Europahutte Photo ofRanda/Charles Kuonen Bridge/Europahutte

    We did this hike on the day of our arrival to Zermatt for the Monte Rosa tour. We heard that the Euroweg trail from Grachen to Zermatt may be closed for rock falls at the end of our tour which means we will miss the long...

    Wow!! You never cease to impress us at any time! Your trails are always amazing 👍👍
    ala.jadooa
  • near Leukerbad, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    3.85mi
    Elevation +
    1050f
    TrailRank
    63| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofLeukerbad-Dala Gorge-Majingsee 6.2 km Photo ofLeukerbad-Dala Gorge-Majingsee 6.2 km Photo ofLeukerbad-Dala Gorge-Majingsee 6.2 km

    Nice hike with great views from Leukerbad through the Dala gorge to Majingsee and back. The stretch in the Dala gorge includes stretches on cool steel bridges, a hang bridge and stairs and might be a problem for people w...

    Una ruta muy bonita! El tramo de las gargantas del Dala es impresionante y es muy divertido pasar por las pasarelas.
    captlucio
  • near Blatten, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    9.36mi
    Elevation +
    1368f
    TrailRank
    61
    Photo ofSUI-06 Gornergrat y lago Riffel // Gornergrat and Riffel lake Photo ofSUI-06 Gornergrat y lago Riffel // Gornergrat and Riffel lake Photo ofSUI-06 Gornergrat y lago Riffel // Gornergrat and Riffel lake

    <<< English follows >>> Esta es, probablemente, una de las rutas más emblemáticas que se pueden puede hacer cuando visitas Zermatt. Consiste en subir en tren desde Zermatt hasta Gornergrat. Tendrás acceso a alguna de las...

  • Furi-Zmutt-Zermatt Bahnhof 6.6 km

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    near Blatten, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    4.05mi
    Elevation +
    715f
    TrailRank
    61
    Photo ofFuri-Zmutt-Zermatt Bahnhof 6.6 km Photo ofFuri-Zmutt-Zermatt Bahnhof 6.6 km Photo ofFuri-Zmutt-Zermatt Bahnhof 6.6 km

    Easy and nice hike from the Furi cable car station via Zmutt down to Zermatt station. I planned to do another other hike this day in August, but overnight 20-30 cm of snow had fallen in Schwarzsee, so I had to change my ...

  • Around the Daubensee 6.6 km

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    near Gemmipass, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    4.08mi
    Elevation +
    568f
    TrailRank
    60
    Photo ofAround the Daubensee 6.6 km Photo ofAround the Daubensee 6.6 km Photo ofAround the Daubensee 6.6 km

    Easy hike from the mountain station of the Gemmibahn around the Daubensee with great views of the surrounding mountains. At the start the views of Leukerbad, the mountains south of the Rhone valley, and the Wildstrubel g...

  • near Grächen, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    22.88mi
    Elevation +
    5305f
    TrailRank
    58
    Photo ofTour of Monte Rosa 10/10: Grächen - Zermatt Photo ofTour of Monte Rosa 10/10: Grächen - Zermatt Photo ofTour of Monte Rosa 10/10: Grächen - Zermatt

    The final day is the big day. We were covering two stages in one day so we woke early and we started at 6h30 before sunrise. The day before we checked on "europaweg" website that the europaweg was open so we decided to t...

  • near Haute Nendaz, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    7.13mi
    Elevation +
    935f
    TrailRank
    57
    Photo ofBisse via Haute Nendaz and Planchouet Photo ofBisse via Haute Nendaz and Planchouet Photo ofBisse via Haute Nendaz and Planchouet

    Easy gradient up and down via tracks and small roads, following small streams, crossing small rivers and encountering tree carvings

  • near Stafel, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    13.90mi
    Elevation +
    1972f
    TrailRank
    57
    Photo ofZermatt - Schwarzsee - Schonbielhutte - Zmutt- Zermatt Photo ofZermatt - Schwarzsee - Schonbielhutte - Zmutt- Zermatt Photo ofZermatt - Schwarzsee - Schonbielhutte - Zmutt- Zermatt

    Zermatt - Schwarzsee - Stafelalp - Schonbielhutte - Zmutt- Zermatt In order to make the hike not too strenuous, take the cable-car from Zermatt to Schwarzsee. This trail description starts from Schwarzsee. The tech...

  • near Trient, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    9.40mi
    Elevation +
    2411f
    TrailRank
    57
    Photo ofTMB Day 2 - From Col de la Forclaz to Lac de Champex Photo ofTMB Day 2 - From Col de la Forclaz to Lac de Champex Photo ofTMB Day 2 - From Col de la Forclaz to Lac de Champex

    We took the route via the Mountain of Bovine which involves crossing the Forclaz Pass (1527m) where there are beautiful lake views. Transfer by bus to La Fouly, set at the foot of the Dolent, the Val Ferret’s emblematic ...

  • Le petit et grand col Ferret

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    near Ferret, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    11.79mi
    Elevation +
    4724f
    TrailRank
    57
    Photo ofLe petit et grand col Ferret Photo ofLe petit et grand col Ferret Photo ofLe petit et grand col Ferret

    From Ferret in Switzerland to Rifugio Elise in Italy via le petit col and back to Ferret via le grand col. The way down from le petit col to Rifugio Elise is really steep. I would certainly not recommend this for kids. ...

  • near Blatten, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    3.00mi
    Elevation +
    974f
    TrailRank
    56
    Photo ofFuri-Suspension bridge-Gletschergarten-Furi 4.9 km Photo ofFuri-Suspension bridge-Gletschergarten-Furi 4.9 km Photo ofFuri-Suspension bridge-Gletschergarten-Furi 4.9 km

    Short and nice hike from the cable car station Furi. I planned to do another hike this day in August, but overnight 20-30 cm of snow had fallen in Schwarzsee, so I had to change my plans… This hike takes you on a suspens...

  • near Randa, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    4.25mi
    Elevation +
    2126f
    TrailRank
    56| Rating 4.84
    Photo ofRanda - Pont Suspendu Charles Kuonen - Randa Photo ofRanda - Pont Suspendu Charles Kuonen - Randa Photo ofRanda - Pont Suspendu Charles Kuonen - Randa

    English (en español más abajo): Randa is a very small town 5 minuted from Zermatt. We drove all the way there and we found a couple of spare parking spots available. There are actually 3 parkings, one next to the church...

    Super rando! Merci!
    aidacierco
    Super randonnée qui mène au plus grand pont suspendu du monde mais attention la montée monte fort
    Eric_F
  • near Saas-Fee, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    13.91mi
    Elevation +
    3169f
    TrailRank
    56
    Photo ofTour of Monte Rosa 9/10: Saas-Fee - Grächen (Höhenweg) Photo ofTour of Monte Rosa 9/10: Saas-Fee - Grächen (Höhenweg) Photo ofTour of Monte Rosa 9/10: Saas-Fee - Grächen (Höhenweg)

    A high balcony path known as the Höhenweg (high way) connects Saas Fee to Grachen. One of the most beautiful stages of Monte Rosa tour. We did it on a beautiful sunny day and we had the opportunity to admire beautiful sc...

  • near Blatten, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    130.82mi
    Elevation +
    33576f
    TrailRank
    55| Rating 4.33
    Photo ofTour Monte Rosa - Matterhorn, August 2017 Photo ofTour Monte Rosa - Matterhorn, August 2017 Photo ofTour Monte Rosa - Matterhorn, August 2017

    This tour around Monte Rosa is one of the most beautiful high mountain hikes in the Alps. We chose to sleep in our tent as often as possible, avoiding villages and alpine huts. We made this tour with full outdoor equip...

    Muy buena. Gracias por compartir.
    La Bestia Parda
  • Zermatt Five Lakes Loop Walk

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    near Ried, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    6.86mi
    Elevation +
    1253f
    TrailRank
    55
    Photo ofZermatt Five Lakes Loop Walk Photo ofZermatt Five Lakes Loop Walk Photo ofZermatt Five Lakes Loop Walk

    One of the most scenic hikes in Zermatt. Take the funicular from Zermatt to Sunnegga (about 5 min trip, 25 CHF return ticket). From Sunnegga hike to the next cable station Blauherd. If you want to skip this part, you can...

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