Where mountain worlds meet

Trockener Steg

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Trockener Steg, at 2939 metres, has a very special meaning for visitors to the Matterhorn Paradise. It is a pivotal point where different worlds meet and mingle. In summer the ski slopes end there and the hiking trails begin. Skiers and hikers cross paths. And the view reaches from Mattertal to the heights of the Matterhorn.

And why is that? Because Trockener Steg is the boarding point for the cable car that brings you up to Matterhorn Glacier Paradise. Way up to Matterhorn Glacier Paradise, to Europe’s highest mountain station at 3883 metres. Even better: the ultramodern 3S cableway carries even more visitors at record speeds up to the popular peak.

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Matterhorn Glacier Ride

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Summer thrills on Trockener Steg

Summertime is hiking time. But that’s not all! Just above Trockener Steg in Matterhorn Glacier Paradise you can ski thoroughout the year on 21 kilometres of pistes with guaranteed snow. On top of that, from the cableway station you can start out for ...

INFOCUBE about the 3S cableway

The Zermatt Bergbahnen AG opened the highest 3S cableway in the world with this high performance cable car. The 25 cabins can transport 2000 guests per hour from Trockener Steg to the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise. As fast and comfortable as in almost no other cable car!

Now the second sub-project is already being built: the "Matterhorn Alpine Crossing". Visitors can get a taste of this in the InfoCube on Trockener Steg. In the adventure centre you can dive deep into the mountain world with the help of the latest technology and find out more about this mammoth project. Worth a visit in any weather!



In the last few years, numerous fascinating objects from past centuries have been released by the melting glaciers around Trockener Steg. These finds can be viewed at the Matterhorn Museum in Zermatt.

Your break on Trockener Steg: restaurants and much more

The hub at Trockener Steg is just made for refreshment breaks. In winter, there are two restaurants where you can recharge your batteries, with dishes ranging from pizza to rösti. Enjoy the magical view of the Matterhorn from the spacious sun terrace. And of course, there’s a souvenir shop near at hand.

One thing is for sure: all paths lead to Trockener Steg. If you have any questions, contact the team at Zermatt Bergbahnen AG – and start planning your holiday today.