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

      2:14 | 11901 | Mar 24, 2015
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 2, 2021

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      252
      Trails Mountain Bike
      215
      Trails E-Bike
      214
      Trails Hike
      244
      Trails Trail Running
      244
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      5
      Total Distance
      155 miles
      Total Descent
      81,254 ft
      Total Vertical
      7,533 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      12,332 ft
      Reports
      936
      Photos
      130
      Ridden Counter
      12,090
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Zermatt Mountain Bike

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      Aug 12, 2021 @ 1:25am
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      Aug 12, 2021 @ 1:25am
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      Aug 12, 2021 @ 1:24am
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      5 |
      Aug 12, 2021 @ 1:22am
      Aug 12, 2021
      trail: Halta Weg
      9 |
      Aug 12, 2021 @ 1:21am
      Aug 12, 2021
      4 |
      Jul 27, 2021 @ 5:21am
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      Jul 27, 2021 @ 5:20am
      Jul 27, 2021
      51 |
      Jan 28, 2021 @ 3:06am
      Jan 28, 2021

      Videos of Zermatt Mountain Bike

      Zermatt (Staffel Zmutt and Chalbermatta Trail)
      15:21 | 18 | Sep 13, 2021 , Zermatt
      Riffelsee & Riffelhorn Trails  |  Zermatt,...
      trail: Riffelhorn
      5:18 | 11 | Aug 6, 2021 , Zermatt
      Riffelsee & Riffelhorn Trails  |  Zermatt,...
      trail: Riffelsee
      5:18 | 14 | Aug 6, 2021 , Zermatt
      Gornergrat Trail  |  Zermatt, Switzerland  | ...
      trail: Gornergrat
      7:36 | 54 | Aug 6, 2021 , Zermatt
      Zermatt - Lichenbretter
      6:25 | 141 | Mar 6, 2021 , Zermatt
      Zermatt - Bidemjini
      3:45 | 106 | Jan 28, 2021 , Zermatt
      MTB Switzerland - Gornergrat classic to...
      trail: Gornergrat
      30:21 | 109 | Jan 28, 2021 , Zermatt
      Fluhalp Trail  |  Zermatt, Switzerland  | ...
      trail: Fluhalp
      2:30 | 67 | Oct 28, 2020 , Zermatt

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Z'Mutt Dam
      Oct 2, 2021 @ 12:28am
      Oct 2, 2021
      Drysamale

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #741273ridingmatewishlisttrailZermatt - Täsch
      Oct 13, 2021 @ 6:26pm
      Oct 13, 2021
      user #542059inversedotchupdatetrailZmuttbach C2 and 1 more
      Oct 4, 2021 @ 11:54pm
      Oct 4, 2021
      user #2801512saschabrunneraddtrailZmuttbach Connection and 1 more
      Oct 4, 2021 @ 11:52pm
      Oct 4, 2021
      user #1915799PaulemaulevotetrailKate Moos Flowtrail and 10 more
      Oct 4, 2021 @ 2:10am
      Oct 4, 2021
      user #1915799PaulemauleriddentrailHobbit Trail and 12 more
      Oct 4, 2021 @ 1:53am
      Oct 4, 2021

      Recent Comments

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      user #1691188Ralph450trailUnterrothorn - FurggjiOk
      Sep 4, 2021 @ 1:29pm
      Sep 4, 2021
      user #2732795Christianz1WsZtrailSunnegga-TrailSuper nice flow trail. Very well prepared and...
      Jul 10, 2021 @ 1:03am
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      user #1850872zhmtbtrailGerber S1This trail has two really exposed sections of...
      Oct 28, 2020 @ 6:35am
      Oct 28, 2020
      user #1850872zhmtbtrailFindelalpThe beginning of this trail is quite steep...
      Sep 19, 2020 @ 4:01pm
      Sep 19, 2020
      user #1850872zhmtbtrailFindelalp LeisteApart from a few tight and sometimes chunky...
      Sep 18, 2020 @ 7:49am
      Sep 18, 2020

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      Pinkbike Articles

      Sep 4, 2020
      Video: Behind the Scenes of Jesse Melamed's EWS Win in Zermatt - The Jank Files Video: Behind the Scenes of Jesse Melamed's EWS Win in Zermatt - The Jank Files
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      Aug 31, 2020
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      Aug 31, 2020
      5 Things We Learned From EWS Zermatt 5 Things We Learned From EWS Zermatt
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      Aug 31, 2020
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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike215118 miles63,169 ft76 miles5,922 ft
      #604#4130936191,934
      E-Bike214117 miles62,795 ft76 miles5,922 ft
      #158#393613130
      Hike244143 miles77,159 ft86 miles6,335 ft
      #488#29274305
      Trail Running244143 miles77,159 ft86 miles6,335 ft
      #489#2927328
      Backcountry Ski57 miles1,621 ft4 miles7,057 ft
      #15475164
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