The Summit Blog

We have spent a long time in Zermatt now. We do not profess to be born and bred locals, but between us we have a huge amount of experience in and around the mountains in Zermatt and all over the world.

Here you will find articles about what we enjoy about living in the Alps. Please have a look and enjoy, if you have any suggestions for interesting posts then let us know what you’d be interested to read about in the comments at the bottom of the page.

About Zermatt
Paul Hammett

Zermatt for advanced skiers

If you like challenging black runs or want to head further afield off-piste, you’ll love what Zermatt has to offer. Each of the areas has black pistes and even challenging

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Photography
Paul Hammett

Making the move to off piste skiing

Experienced skiers will tell you: “There’s nothing quite like off piste skiing” “Fresh tracks in virgin snow is the best feeling in the world” “It’s like floating on air!” Are

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About Zermatt
Tom Lamond

Mountain Biking in Zermatt

If you are reading this blog, you are probably already aware of how awesome Zermatt is as a ski resort. Mountain biking in Zermatt is pretty rad too! In springtime,

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About Zermatt
Erica Meredith Hardy

Summer hikes in Zermatt

Zermatt is an enormously popular summer hiking destination, with around 400 km of trails. Picturesque lakes, hikes up to the snow line or down in the larch forests, views out

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