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Zermatt, Switzerland

Looking for the best hiking in Zermatt? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Zermatt. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top Hiking Spots in and near Zermatt

  • Grindelwald, Switzerland

    First to Balchalpsee

    3.69 mi / 551 ft gain
    First to Balchalpsee is a 4-mile out-and-back trail. I did it on a rainy overcast day and the views were still spectacular. At a moderate pace, it took only 1 hour to complete the out-and-back hiking portion, with 20 minutes spent at the lake overlooking the glaciers. There is a fee to ride the...
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  • Interlaken, Switzerland

    Hike to Harder Kulm

    5 mi / 2400 ft gain
    There are a few different ways to reach the top of Harder Kulm, which are mainly dependent upon your budget and fitness level. The way many people reach the top is by a cable car, that depending on when you go, can cost around CHF 32.00, which is close to USD 32.00. The alternative way is by trai...
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  • Obergoms VS, Switzerland

    Photograph the Rhône Glacier

    4.8 mi / 1686.4 ft gain
    Head for one of the highest mountain passes in the Swiss Alps, the Furkapass. It connects Gletsch, Valais with Realp, Uri. On the way, take a look at the awesome little church in Gletsch, a small town that looks pretty spooky during off-season! It's a perfect spot to watch or take pictures of the...
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