Spaghetti round for the Matterhorn

Spaghetti round for the Matterhorn

Spaghetti Round: Climbing skills up to UIAA 3+ are required to climb the Matterhorn. Another requirement is the safe use of crampons and ice axe. Good acclimatization and very good fitness are basic requirements. High-alpine mountain and climbing tours such as the...
St. Leonard Lake – the largest underground lake in Europe

St. Leonard Lake – the largest underground lake in Europe

The largest navigable underground lake in Europe, St. Leonard Lake or Lac de Saint-Léonard, is located between Sion and Sierre. This fascinating water grotto is easily accessible and can be explored on a boat tour. The boat guides provide interesting information about...
Matterhorn ascent with a mountain guide

Matterhorn ascent with a mountain guide

Every season, up to 3,000 climbers want to conquer the Matterhorn. Not all of them make it to the summit. If you want to be safe and don’t want to risk your life, climb the mountain with an experienced mountain guide. The starting point of the most popular route...
Schwarzsee Paradise – uniquely mystical

Schwarzsee Paradise – uniquely mystical

The Schwarzsee lies to the north of the Matterhorn at an altitude of 2,583 meters. It can be reached by taking the Schwarzsee mountain railroad from Zermatt. Or better still, on foot: one of the most beautiful hikes you can do in Zermatt leads up to the Schwarzsee at...
Matterhorn Glacier Ride II – uniquely bombastic

Matterhorn Glacier Ride II – uniquely bombastic

On July 1, 2023, the Matterhorn Glacier Ride II was put into operation. The new 3S cableway connects the Klein Matterhorn mountain station with the Testa Grigia valley station in Italy, thus enabling the highest border crossing in the Alps – the Matterhorn...
Matterhorn Glacier Ride – cable car of superlatives

Matterhorn Glacier Ride – cable car of superlatives

Adventure and luxury in a class of its own: take the Matterhorn Glacier Ride, Europe’s most luxurious cable car, up to the Klein Matterhorn at 3,883 m with a view of the fascinating mountain world surrounding the legendary Matterhorn. Matterhorn Glacier Ride...