Guided Weekend Hike by the Matterhorn

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05 - 06 Aug 2023


CHF 150.00



Traveling to Zermatt on Saturday morning and coming back on Sunday afternoon, having enough time to sleep in a beautiful mountain hut overlooking Zermatt and facing the Breithorn and other 4000s, and to do one of the most beautiful hikes at the foot of the stunning Matterhorn? This is all possible, so join us for a memorable weekend in Valais!

What’s the plan?

Day 1: Zermatt – Pension Edelweiss

We meet at Zermatt train station at 16:00 on Saturday, which gives you enough time to visit the famous mountain resort and old town during the day. From there, we hike up to the charming Pension Edelweiss, where our hosts, Pip and Rico, welcome us warmly and serve us a nice dinner. Night at Pension Edelweiss.

Technical info: 2.3km, +350m, 1h walking

Day 2: Pension Edelweiss – Zermatt

After an energising breakfast, we hike up to the charming Hotel Trift and walk along the Edelweiss trail, which offers one of the most stunning panoramic views of Zermatt and its 4000s: North face of Matterhorn, Breithorn, Liskamm… We then hike down to the moraine of the Zmutt glacier, before going through the lovely Zmutt village. Return to Zermatt around 15:00.

Technical info: 19km, +900m, -1300m, 6.5h walking

Haute Route Day 10
Edelweiss trail at the foot of the Matterhorn


To join this event, you need to be a fit hiker.


It is the participant’s responsibility to get health and accident insurances that cover mountain rescue, including extreme sports. Becoming a Rega patron is highly recommended (CHF 40 per year only for emergency medical assistance from the air).

Kit list

Day Clothing Essentials

  • Hiking boots
  • T-shirt
  • Hiking trousers or shorts
  • Fleece
  • Down jacket
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Waterproof over trousers
  • Sun hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Warm hat
  • Buff
  • Gloves

Night Essentials

  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Lightweight towel
  • Ear plugs
  • Cash for drinks at the hut

Technical gear

  • Hiking poles
  • Hiking backpack (30-40L)
  • Waterproof backpack cover
  • Waterproof inner bags or bin bags
  • Headlamp with spare batteries


  • Water (min. 2L)
  • Snacks


  • Sunscreen and lip protector
  • Plasters and basic medicine


The price for this event is CHF 150

Included in price

  • 1.5 days of guided hiking with a mountain leader
  • 1 night of accommodation (shared room)
  • Dinner on Saturday
  • Breakfast and packed lunch on Sunday

Not included in price

  • Transport to/from Zermatt
  • Drinks & snacks

Group size

Min. 4 / Max. 8 participants

By signing up for this event, you agree that you have read, understood and will adhere to our Terms and Conditions.


05 - 06 Aug 2023


CHF 150.00


4:00 pm - 3:00 pm



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