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If you were to look for a perfect place for an adventure playground in the Swiss Alps, you’d probably find it exactly here, at Blauherd. At 2,571 metres, on a sunny plateau between Sunnegga and Rothorn.

You can get to the Blauherd mountain station by gondola cable car in summer or with the combi cableway with extra seats in Winter from Sunnegga. When you get there, the surrounding Zermatt mountain peaks seem to bid you welcome. A brief greeting to the Matterhorn and the adventure can begin.

Have you thought of everything? Directly in the Blauherd station you’ll find a new kiosk, which sells souvenirs, snacks and drinks, as well as tickets.

Summer adventures on Blauherd

Summer visitors bring their hiking shoes to Blauherd. They are curious. And sometimes adventurous too. No problem, there’s plenty of variety. 

Mountain carts. Downhill action for the whole family

Racing down the mountain on mountain carts. Does that sound like fun? You bet! The robust three-wheeler go-karts promise a speedy descent along the 1.6 kilometre dirt track from Blauherd to Sunnegga.

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Themed hiking trails: when a hike is a voyage of discovery

Let your curiosity be your guide. Between June and September, there is so much to discover on the themed hiking trails around Blauherd. Fascinating places, rare plants and cuddly alpine animals ...

 

Five-lake hike to Sunnegga

Don't forget your bathing things. (Leisee & Grünsee)

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Flower hike from Tuftern to Sunnegga

In search of rare alpine roses and edelweiss

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Panorama hike to Ritzengrad

Extraodinary facts about mountains you certainly didn't know before.

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Marmot hike to Sunnegga

Who will see the most marmots in this marmot paradise?

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Winter thrills on Blauherd

Skiing and winter hikes are the ideal combination for action-packed days in Zermatt’s snow. Good that you can do both on Blauherd. And if you get hungry while you’re having fun, you can visit the mountain restaurant Blue Lounge at the mountain station. Listen to live bands and DJs on the sunny terrace and you’ll soon leave your cares behind.

Skiing on the sunny side of Zermatt

From Blauherd it’s just a short hop to Rothorn, whose pistes are renowned for sunshine. Skiers, snowboarders and freeriders – all find their very own favourite slope at over 3,000 metres. You can also get to Peak Gornergrat from Blauherd and find more first-class pistes in Matterhorn ski paradise

Winter hiking on the track of wild animals

On the sunny winter hiking trails from Blauherd to Fluhalp, you’ll find information boards about “How animals survive the winter”. Marmots are in their hibernation period. But if you’re lucky and keep your eyes open, you might spot a chamois or two.

 

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