Guided Weekend Hike by the Matterhorn
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
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).
Day Clothing Essentials
- Hiking boots
- Hiking trousers or shorts
- Down jacket
- Waterproof jacket
- Waterproof over trousers
- Sun hat
- Warm hat
- Sleeping bag liner
- Lightweight towel
- Ear plugs
- Cash for drinks at the hut
- Hiking poles
- Hiking backpack (30-40L)
- Waterproof backpack cover
- Waterproof inner bags or bin bags
- Headlamp with spare batteries
- Water (min. 2L)
- 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
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.