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Jogging

Vita Parcours Randa

Jogging · Wallis
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Zermatt Tourismus
  • Vita parcours in the forest close to Randa
    / Vita parcours in the forest close to Randa
    Photo: Zermatt Tourismus, Zermatt Tourismus
  • Equiped with with signs and excercise instructions
    / Equiped with with signs and excercise instructions
    Photo: Zermatt Tourismus, Zermatt Tourismus
Map / Vita Parcours Randa
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The Vita Parcours fitness trail leads through the forest area along the Wildibach river between Täsch and Randa. The route is shady.

easy
2.5 km
2:30 h
93 m
93 m

The Vita Parcours 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.

Additional information and recommendations are available from the guest information centre at Randa station.

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Zermatt Tourismus
Updated: 2019-02-27

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
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Altitude
1466 m
1427 m
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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.

Equipment

We recommend:

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

Start

Randa (1'439 m) (1432 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.091503, 7.780282
UTM
32T 405710 5104937

Destination

Randa (1'439 m)

Turn-by-turn directions

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

Effective distance: approx. 3.1 km

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.
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
2.5 km
Duration
2:30 h
Ascent
93 m
Descent
93 m
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