Haute Route Day 8: Schönbielhütte to Zermatt

Zermatt - Breuil-Cervinia

Total walking time: 3-4 hour, 150m of ascent, 800m of descent.

Hiking Easy

Distance
10 km
Ascent
32 m
Descent
1.1 km
Duration
2-3 hrs
Low Point
1.6 km
High Point
2.7 km
Gradient
17˚
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Haute Route Day 8: Schönbielhütte to Zermatt Map

Description

The final day is short and gentler by comparison to those prior. A mellow walk to Zermatt through the mountain village called Zmutt. The descent takes approximately 3.5 hours, including a coffee stop! On reaching Zermatt it’s time to relax, celebrate and reflect on completing one of the most iconic summer treks in the world!

Difficulty

Easy

Walking along a well-kept trail that’s mostly flat. No obstacles are present.

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