close
3D
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Partial
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (Ridden Direction)
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
Contribute Details
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
inches
US Cell Coverage
Legend
cell carrier legend

Radar Time
x Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
  • Snowmobile
Winter Trails
Warning A routing network for winter maps does not exist. Selecting trails using the winter trails layer has been disabled.
x Missing Trails
Most Popular
Least Popular
Trails are colored based on popularity. The more popular a trail is, the more red. Less popular trails trend towards green.
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
Trails Deemphasized
Trails are shown in grey.
disable
Only show trails with NO bikes.
enable

Save the current map location and zoom level as your default home location whenever this page is loaded.

Save
      Snow level: 4,800 ft reported on Feb 6, 2024
      (Deutsche Übersetzung unten / Traduction Française ci-dessous)

      Surrounded by 38 mountain peaks over 4,000 m, the destination of Zermatt - Matterhorn is a mountain bike paradise at the foot of the Matterhorn. Ideal for children and beginners to learn mountain biking – perfect for advanced riders to refine their technique. There is something here for everyone.

      With their heights between 1,400 m and 3,100 m, the mountains around Zermatt offer a wide range of trails. With a lot of flow or steep and technical or natural or graded. The choice of all-day mountain bike tours or short afternoon rides offers everything your heart desires. The combination of riding and the unique mountain scenery of the Alps guarantees an unforgettable mountain bike experience.

      GUIDELINES FOR MOUNTAINBIKERS

      Mountain bikers are allowed to ride on all roads, unless a prohibition sign forbids their passage. This means that there is a potential for conflicts with other route users. The destination therefore asks for consideration and peaceful coexistence on the paths in and around Zermatt, Täsch and Randa.

      1 – Side-by-side.

      Respect others using the paths and trails (trail tolerance)
      Forward-looking riding and take the unexpected into consideration
      Avoid heavily used path sections when riding fast

      2 – Environment.

      Protect nature
      Do note leave tracks behind
      Close meadow gates after going through

      3 – Safety.

      Use good and proper equipment
      Plane a tour carefully
      Check the weather and weather forecast before setting out

      ---

      Umgeben von 38 Berggipfeln über 4'000 m ist Zermatt das Mountainbike-Paradies am Fusse des Matterhorns. Ideal für Kinder und Anfänger, das Mountainbiken zu erlernen – perfekt für Fortgeschrittene, ihre Technik zu verfeinern. Hier gibt es das Richtige für jeden.

      Zwischen 1’400 und 3’100 m bieten die Berge rund um Zermatt eine grosse Bandbreite an Trails. Sei es mit viel Flow oder steil und technisch, naturbelassen oder geshaped. Die Auswahl an ganztägigen Bike-Touren oder kurzen Nachmittagsrunden bietet alles, was das Herz begehrt. In Kombination mit der einmaligen Bergkulisse der Alpen ist ein unvergessliches Mountainbike-Erlebnis garantiert.

      RICHTLINIEN FÜR MOUNTAINBIKER

      Mountainbikern ist die Fahrt auf allen Wegen erlaubt, sofern kein Verbotsschild die Durchfahrt untersagt. Dies birgt Konfliktpotential mit anderen Wegnutzern. Die Destination bittet daher um Rücksicht und ein friedliches Miteinander auf den Wegen in und rund um Zermatt, Täsch und Randa.

      1 – Nebeneinander..

      Andere Wegbenützer respektieren (Trail-Toleranz)
      Vorausschauend fahren und mit dem Unvorhergesehenen rechnen
      Stark frequentierte Wegabschnitte zu Spitzenzeiten meiden

      2 – Umwelt.

      Die Natur schonen
      Keine Spuren hinterlassen
      Weidezäune nach der Durchfahrt wieder schliessen

      3 – Sichereit.

      Sich gut ausrüsten
      Tour gewissenhaft planen
      Sich über die Wettervorhersage informieren

      ---

      Environné par 38 sommets de plus de 4’000 mètres, la destination Zermatt – Matterhorn est véritablement un paradis du VTT au pied du Cervin. Pour les enfants et les débutants, c'est le lieu idéal pour apprendre et pour les avancés, pour améliorer leur technique. Ici, chacun trouve son bonheur.

      Les montagnes qui entourent Zermatt regorgent de pistes pour vélo de montagne à des altitudes allant de 1’400 à 3’100 mètres. Particulièrement bien aménagées ou raides et très techniques, naturelles ou balisées. L'offre en randonnées cyclistes d'une demi-journée ou d'une journée entière est si grande qu'il est facile de répondre à toutes les attentes. Associée aux coulisses uniques des Alpes, tout est réuni pour procurer des expériences inoubliables.

      REGLES DE CONDUITE POUR LES MOUNTAINBIKERS

      Les cyclistes sont autorisés à emprunter tous les sentiers dans la mesure où aucun panneau ne l'interdit formellement. Par conséquent, cela peut être une source de conflits avec des promeneurs et la destination demande de ce fait à tous les usagers de se montrer respectueux d'autrui afin d'assurer une coexistence paisible sur tous les sentiers dans et autour de Zermatt, Täsch et Randa.

      1 – Vivre ensemble.

      Respecter les autres utilisateurs des sentiers (principe de coexistence)
      Conduire prudemment et anticiper l’imprévu
      Éviter les tronçons les plus fréquentés aux heures de forte affluence

      2 – Environnement.

      Ménager la nature
      Ne pas laisser de trace
      Refermer les barrières des pâturages après avoir traversé

      3 – Sécurité.

      Bien s'équiper
      Planifier consciencieusement la course
      S'informer des conditions météo
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      AKA: Matterhorn
      Land Status: City Managed
      Disclaimer:
      SUMMER 2020 - BIKE TRANSPORT WITH THE GORNERGRAT BAHN IS ONLY FROM 4PM (16:00)
      Links
      This region uses the Uk/Euro style trail grading system.
      Things I Remember from Zermatt

      2:14 | 11940 | Mar 24, 2015
      featured
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 6
      • 30
      • 66
      • 44
      • 11
      • 1

      Region Status
      Closed as of Feb 6, 2024

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      311
      Trails Mountain Bike
      159
      Trails E-Bike
      158
      Trails Hike
      187
      Trails Trail Running
      187
      Trails Downhill Ski
      120
      Total Distance
      203 miles
      Total Descent
      142,174 ft
      Total Vertical
      7,814 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      12,613 ft
      Reports
      2,115
      Photos
      189
      Ridden Counter
      35,907

      Photos of Zermatt - Matterhorn Mountain Bike

      29 |
      Jun 22, 2023 @ 1:05pm
      Jun 22, 2023
      27 |
      Jun 22, 2023 @ 1:05pm
      Jun 22, 2023
      trail: Lichenbretter
      100 |
      Sep 12, 2022 @ 8:30am
      Sep 12, 2022
      trail: Zer Teelu
      37 |
      Aug 27, 2020 @ 12:11am
      Aug 27, 2020
      18 |
      Aug 27, 2020 @ 12:10am
      Aug 27, 2020
      19 |
      Aug 27, 2020 @ 12:10am
      Aug 27, 2020
      trail: Gornergrat
      43 |
      Aug 23, 2020 @ 2:40pm
      Aug 23, 2020
      17 |
      Aug 23, 2020 @ 2:31pm
      Aug 23, 2020

      Videos of Zermatt - Matterhorn Mountain Bike

      Riffelalp - Findelbach Trail  |  Zermatt,...
      12:08 | 212 | Dec 20, 2022 , Zermatt
      Dristelen - Augstchumme Trail  |  Zermatt,...
      10:06 | 138 | Dec 15, 2022 , Zermatt
      Riffelhorn - Gagenhaupt - Dristelen Trails  | ...
      4:12 | 100 | Nov 30, 2022 , Zermatt
      Zermatt (Staffel Zmutt and Chalbermatta Trail)
      15:21 | 252 | Sep 13, 2021 , Zermatt
      Riffelsee & Riffelhorn Trails  |  Zermatt,...
      trail: Riffelhorn
      5:18 | 297 | Aug 6, 2021 , Zermatt
      Riffelsee & Riffelhorn Trails  |  Zermatt,...
      trail: Riffelsee
      5:18 | 234 | Aug 6, 2021 , Zermatt
      Gornergrat Trail  |  Zermatt, Switzerland  | ...
      trail: Gornergrat
      7:36 | 440 | Aug 6, 2021 , Zermatt
      Zermatt - Lichenbretter
      6:25 | 547 | Mar 6, 2021 , Zermatt

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Üsseri Wälder
      Feb 6, 2024 @ 11:37am
      Feb 6, 2024
      Snow Coveredjurasick TRAILFORKS
      Üewenner
      Feb 6, 2024 @ 11:37am
      Feb 6, 2024
      Snow Coveredjurasick TRAILFORKS
      Üewenner
      Feb 6, 2024 @ 11:37am
      Feb 6, 2024
      Snow Coveredjurasick TRAILFORKS

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Zmuttbach KW Weg
      Feb 6, 2024 @ 11:37am
      Feb 6, 2024
      Snow Covered jurasick TRAILFORKS
      Zmuttbach C3
      Feb 6, 2024 @ 11:37am
      Feb 6, 2024
      Snow Covered jurasick TRAILFORKS
      Zmuttbach C2
      Feb 6, 2024 @ 11:37am
      Feb 6, 2024
      Snow Covered jurasick TRAILFORKS
      Zmuttbach C1
      Feb 6, 2024 @ 11:37am
      Feb 6, 2024
      Snow Covered jurasick TRAILFORKS
      Zmuttbach
      Feb 6, 2024 @ 11:37am
      Feb 6, 2024
      Snow Covered jurasick TRAILFORKS
      Zmutt Dam - Stafelalp
      Feb 6, 2024 @ 11:37am
      Feb 6, 2024
      Snow Covered jurasick TRAILFORKS
      Zermatt - Sunnegga Funicular
      Feb 6, 2024 @ 11:37am
      Feb 6, 2024
      Snow Covered jurasick TRAILFORKS
      Zerlauenen
      Feb 6, 2024 @ 11:37am
      Feb 6, 2024
      Snow Covered jurasick TRAILFORKS
      Zer Teelu
      Feb 6, 2024 @ 11:37am
      Feb 6, 2024
      Snow Covered jurasick TRAILFORKS
      Zer Salzgäbu
      Feb 6, 2024 @ 11:37am
      Feb 6, 2024
      Snow Covered jurasick TRAILFORKS

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      muertewishlisttrailactivity #46269563
      Nov 13, 2023 @ 8:52am
      Nov 13, 2023
      muertewishlisttrailactivity #46191050 and 1 more
      Nov 11, 2023 @ 6:22am
      Nov 11, 2023
      Wolfsmichlwishlisttrailactivity #45964697
      Nov 6, 2023 @ 1:44am
      Nov 6, 2023
      f0rmanwishlistregionactivity #45855410
      Nov 2, 2023 @ 7:59am
      Nov 2, 2023
      jurasickupdaterouteactivity #45648680 and 1 more
      Oct 27, 2023 @ 3:57am
      Oct 27, 2023

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      SnowybotrailZer BalmuThis should be a black not a red one!
      Oct 2, 2023 @ 12:37pm
      Oct 2, 2023
      SnowybotrailUnner FurggeggaThis one may beginn in red but it definitely...
      Oct 2, 2023 @ 12:35pm
      Oct 2, 2023
      nike-chtrailTheodulgletschersee - HirliJust ridden this a few weeks ago. Bikes are...
      Sep 16, 2023 @ 12:42pm
      Sep 16, 2023
      Pab47eratrailTheodulgletschersee - HirliHi Stefankurath have you ride it by bike? Are...
      Sep 16, 2023 @ 12:13pm
      Sep 16, 2023
      KcoveytrailGartenHi
      Sep 3, 2023 @ 5:12am
      Sep 3, 2023

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Breuil-Cervinia 1 6 28.2 km
      Cervino 2 5 6 18.9 km
      Zinal 1 610 km
      Saas-Fee Saastal 7 1711.3 km
      Gressoney Bike 111.9 km

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike15986 miles51,686 ft61 miles5,344 ft
      #504#31892,115182,018
      E-Bike15885 miles51,312 ft61 miles5,344 ft
      #179#32,11312221
      Hike187111 miles65,430 ft71 miles6,335 ft
      #372#22,1033777
      Trail Running187111 miles65,430 ft71 miles6,335 ft
      #375#22,1032168
      Downhill Ski12087 miles74,219 ft85 miles7,480 ft
      #51,0572,311
      • By inversedotch TRAILFORKS Ch admin & contributors
      • Admins: VS-top
      • #37073 - 4,891 views
      • zermatt - matterhorn activity log | embed map of Zermatt - Matterhorn mountain bike trails | zermatt - matterhorn mountain biking points of interest polygons

      Downloading of trail gps tracks in kml & gpx formats is enabled for Zermatt - Matterhorn.
      You must login to download files.