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      (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

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      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

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      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
      Disclaimer:
      SUMMER 2020 - BIKE TRANSPORT WITH THE GORNERGRAT BAHN IS ONLY FROM 4PM (16:00)
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      Things I Remember from Zermatt

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      Region Status
      Open as of Sep 26, 2020

      Stats

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      Trails (view details)
      200
      Trails Mountain Bike
      194
      Trails E-Bike
      194
      Trails Hike
      198
      Trails Trail Running
      198
      Total Distance
      120 miles
      Total Descent
      69,267 ft
      Total Vertical
      6,336 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      11,135 ft
      Reports
      318
      Photos
      120
      Ridden Counter
      4,860

      Photos of Zermatt - Matterhorn Mountain Bike

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      Videos of Zermatt - Matterhorn Mountain Bike

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      14:43 | 23 | Sep 20, 2020 , Zermatt

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      user #1850872zhmtbtrailFindelalpThe beginning of this trail is quite steep...
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