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Trail Running Paradise in Zermatt

Seven great routes to set you up for an unforgettable week of trail running in Zermatt.

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Photo: Kirra Balmanno


A little over three hours south of Zurich and easily accessible by Switzerland’s impeccable rail system, step off the train and into trail runners paradise at the end of the Matter Valley. The car-free village of Zermatt sits at 1600 metres of altitude. Under the shadows of the Matterhorn exists a labyrinth of trails to blow your mind and your lungs out. Here are seven top picks to ensure that you are blissfully trailed-out by the end of the week.

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