Sunnegga-Findeln-Zermatt (5 hours) In the shadows of Zermatt’s ancient chalets, the air is thrillingly crisp and I’m eager to set off on a new adventure. After a three-minute funicular ride from Zermatt to Sunnegga, past restaurants dribbling down the mountainside like tumbling crumbs from a Michelin table, the scenery gives way to sun-blackened larch buildings amid flowering pastures.
Unlike the hikes to come, this one is not listed as an Obstacle-Free, wheelchairaccessible route. That’s because it is ‘ Obstacle Full’. Today, we put the ‘ E’ in
Zermatt’s mighty Matterhorn, seen over the Riffel Lake at sunset © Switzerland Tourism/ Ivo Scholz