Zermatt–Sunnegga Uphill Bike Tour (Nr. 22)
The route comprises the climb from Zermatt to Sunnegga. At Sunegga there is access to many other bike routes. Alternatively you can also use the route to descend to Zermatt.
medium, S0Difficulty: medium
S0 Even forest or meadow paths, on a natural surface with good grip or on compact gravel. No steps, rocks or passages with many roots. Gentle gradients, wide curves. No special technique required
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If you want to get active or dispense with rail travel, you can choose the “Zermatt–Sunnegga Uphill” for the journey to Sunnegga. The route starts in the village and first follows the asphalted road to Restaurant Ried, then continues on the Schotterstrasse through fragrant larch forests and on the Kiesstrasse. If you are familiar with the ski slopes in winter, you will recognise where you are from Patrullarve. The route is sometimes steep, but the ascent is worth it. Just below Sunnegga you break through the edge of the forest and the mountain panorama, including the Matterhorn, suddenly opens up before you. At Sunnegga there are lots of opportunities to connect to other bike routes in practically every direction. There is something to suit everyone - a fun descent on the Sunnegga Flowtrail (F2), gourmet delights in Findeln, continuation of the route to the Riffelalp and so on. It is also feasible as an easy valley descent in the opposite direction. Connection to lots of other routes Lots of refreshment stops Easier on an e-bike