Best Day Hiking Ever!

Hiking in Zermatt to Trift – Best Hiking Day Ever!


Recently one of our groups finished their 3-Culture hike by visiting Zermatt.

Zermatt Switzerland and the Matterhorn is a real natural paradise for walking holiday fans.

With 38 four thousand-metre peaks in the immediate area and a 400 km hiking trail network, offering some 125 hiking trail options. Zermatt is considered the ending point of the famous Haute Route from Chamonix France.

“This was the best day ever from our entire 21 days in the Alps – Thank you Torrey and Russell Tours for putting together such a comprehensive and well thought out trip. This day will live with us forever!” Eileen M.

Hiking from Zermatt to Trift

Map of Hike

Stay at the Berggasthaus Trift

Berggasthaus Trift

Pie and Coffee Berggasthaus Trift

Stay at the Berggasthaus Trift… Or just stop in for pie and coffee

The day hike from the village of Zermatt is about 4 and 1/2 hours long roundtrip.

Hike Coordinates.

Distance: 2.6 mi
Up:2,608 f
Down: 243 f
High: 7,656 f
Low: 5,225 fEasy

NOTES: From the Trail

Leaving the town of Zermatt heading up a steep slope in a short distance, you arrive at the Trift hostel in 2-3 hours. You can stay here, have lunch or continue ahead and climb to the hostel at Mettelhorn or Rothornhütte.



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