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Schwarzsee to Zermatt is a 8.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Zermatt, Valais, Switzerland that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

Length 8.3 mi Elevation gain 3,323 ft Route type Out & Back

Backpacking

Hiking

Mountain biking

Nature trips

Walking

Bird watching

Partially paved

River

Views

Wildlife

Snow

No shade

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Zihao Li
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Rudy Kellar
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Great hike, it’s worth going up and back vs gondola and hiking back down.

Michael Cummings
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Very steep above the tree line and had many sections completely covered in snow (mid-May). Fantastic hike though with amazing Matterhorn and panoramic views.

Dominic Thorley
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Great views of the Matterhorn from Schwarzsee. Did this hike in October and encountered very little traffic. I started from Zermatt and walked to the trail head from the train station. Some paved trail/road for first mile or so. Wooded with views of nearby glaciers. Once above the treeline the Matterhorn becomes visible over the ridge.

Janet Reburn
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Dong Lin
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Carlos Newmar
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Aniket Handa
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Andrew Hill
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Christopher Morgan
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Lucas Martin
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Edward Anderson
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Nate Chastain
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Olivia Gassner
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Kit Zipf
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Tao Wang
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Mike Duchock
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