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Randa Fitness Trail

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  • Vita parcours in the forest close to Randa
    Vita parcours in the forest close to Randa
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The fitness trail leads through the forest area along the Wildibach river between Täsch and Randa. The route is shady.
easy
Distance 2.5 km
2:30 h
37 m
53 m
1,463 m
1,425 m

The fitness trail is an enjoyable fitness circuit for jogging enthusiasts. The lush forest on either side of the Wildibach river offers a beautiful setting for exercise. The route is varied, leading over grass, tree roots and around boulders, stopping at fitness stations at the prettiest locations in the mixed mountain woodland.

  • Grippy trail surface, slippery only in very few places
  • Pleasantly shady

Author’s recommendation

Don’t forget to take along something to drink, since it is certain that you will work up a sweat during one or the other exercise.
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Zermatt Tourismus
Update: December 04, 2020
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,463 m
Lowest point
1,425 m
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Asphalt 1.03%Nature trail 38.22%Path 17.67%unknown 43.06%
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0.9 km
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0.4 km
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1.1 km
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Safety information

  • Weather conditions can change quickly in the mountains. Appropriate clothing is therefore essential, along with adequate supplies of food and water. In uncertain weather, turn back in good time.
  • Inform others of planned route, and whenever possible avoid going alone.
  • Please be considerate to other walkers and to plants and animals.
  • Take note of the warning signs drawing attention to the constant danger in river beds and along watercourses below dams and reservoirs.

Start

Randa (1,439 m) (1,430 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'626'470E 1'104'593N
DD
46.092333, 7.780888
DMS
46°05'32.4"N 7°46'51.2"E
UTM
32T 405758 5105028
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Destination

Randa (1,439 m)

Turn-by-turn directions

Leads through the forest near the Attermenzen campsite. Starting point is south of the sports field.

Effective distance: approx. 3.1 km

This hike is marked on the signposts as “Vitaparcours”.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

By train to Randa: less than 3½ hours from Zürich airport or 4 hours from Geneva airport. Change at Visp onto the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn (Matterhorn Gotthard Railway). From Visp, the railway leads through the Mattertal valley past idyllic small villages to Randa.

Getting there

The drive from Visp to Randa takes about 30–40 min. The road leads through the wild and beautiful Mattertal valley.

Parking

There is a public multi-storey car park by the railway station in Randa; simply follow the signs.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'626'470E 1'104'593N
DD
46.092333, 7.780888
DMS
46°05'32.4"N 7°46'51.2"E
UTM
32T 405758 5105028
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

We recommend:

  • Suitable footwear
  • Clothing suitable for the weather (always carry a waterproof)
  • Plenty to drink

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
2.5 km
Duration
2:30 h
Ascent
37 m
Descent
53 m
Highest point
1,463 m
Lowest point
1,425 m
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