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Trift round over Zermatt

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  • Beginn der Tour in den engen Gassen von Zermatt
    Beginn der Tour in den engen Gassen von Zermatt
    Photo: Hartmut Wimmer, Outdooractive Premium
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Distance 9.8 km
5:00 h
924 m
924 m
2,510 m
1,614 m
Beautiful, panoramic hike on the quiet side of Zermatt with two top places to stop for refreshments.

However big the hustle and bustle in Zermatt around the world-famous mountain railways, there are quieter places to escape to. Besides, there are fantastic views of the Matterhorn and the chain of 4000-metre peaks along the Swiss-Italian border. After the first ascent through a narrow, steep gorge, you reach the Edelweisshütte, which is clearly visible directly above the centre of Zermatt and stands exposed on a rocky promontory. From there, the trail continues through the gorge to the Trift mountain inn and down the steep slope directly above Zermatt.


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Profile picture of Hartmut Wimmer Author Hartmut Wimmer 
True to the slogan “Only on new paths you leave visible traces” I am a passionate hiker and explorer. I love to be in the mountains, regardless of the activity. I am the founder and CEO of Outdooractive, thus turning my hobby into a career spending my whole time with my passion. By the way, we are always looking for people to join our team at Outdooractive, maybe you will find your future job here: https://corporate.outdooractive.com/jobs-bei-outdooractive/

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