Schwarzsee to Zermatt is a 13.4 kilometer 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.

Distance: 13.4 km Elevation Gain: 1,013 m 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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27 days ago

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

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Saturday, May 12, 2018

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.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

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.

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Saturday, June 16, 2018

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Saturday, October 21, 2017

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Monday, September 19, 2016

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