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irene
irene
7 posts
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Oct 29, 2019 - 9:49 AM

Hi,

i am confuse of the 2 cable car routes to go to KLein Matterhorn.

route 1 = Zermatt Talstation - Furi - Areloid - Schwarzsee - Furg-Trockener Steg - Matterhorn Glacier Paradise 1. at which station should i alight and change cable car? 2.why in sbb app, i have to change the cable car 3times? at Furi- GB1, Schawarzee-GB1001, Trockener stegg-GB2001 , KLein Matterhorn - PB 3001... is that right?

Route 2 = Zermatt Talstation - Trockener Steg - Matterhorn Glacier Paradise 1. at which station should i alight and change cable car?

and with the ticket i have , i can choose either one of both routes, or the staff will let me know which one must i take?

and since i bring 17person, which cable car route that has big space (standing) that i see on youtube?

what is the difference between that 2 routes? i only know that from Trockener to M.Glacier Paradise, there is crystal ride which i dont take it as well.

please kindly help me to explain the detail step

Regards, irene

1960man
1960man
2735 posts
top member
Oct 29, 2019 - 11:38 PM in reply to irene

Your 'route 1' is the Matterhorn Express which is a gondola type (gondola type = small 6 - 8 person cabins spaced not far apart and in constant movemnet) cable car, so not the sort you want. But the intermediate stations (Aroleid etc) are a red herring as on a gondola, the cars slow down to pass through the intermediate stations but keep going (you have the option to get on and off intermediately in some Gondola type routes

Your 'route 2' is the 'traditional' type cable car with one large (high capacity) cabin for each direction. Because of the geography the single cabin type cable cars must often be split into several sections to cover a long distance. In Zermatt, the large size cabin cable car is in three sections: Zermatt - Furi; Furi - Trockener Steg; Trockener Steg - Klein Matterhorn, so yes you must change twice at Furi and Trockener Steg

Last modified on Oct 29, 2019 - 11:42 PM by 1960man
Ildiko
Ildiko
1008 posts
top member &
moderator
Oct 30, 2019 - 7:06 AM

Hi Irene,

if you want to change fewer, you can travel on 'route 1', on the Matterhorn Express and tell to the people to get out only at the end, at Trockener Steg, where you can wait for everybody gets there, then continue your trip together to the summit.

Last time when I have been at Klein Matterhorn only one of the routes was operating (the Matterhorn Express), so we had no choice.

Have a look at www.myswissalps.com/kl einmatterhorn/gettingt here too.

Last modified on Oct 30, 2019 - 7:07 AM by Ildiko
irene
irene
7 posts
new member
Oct 30, 2019 - 9:12 AM

thanks all,

i have better view right know.

yes, i think only one route will be operate (not 2 routes at the same time) ,so i will not too worry anyway.

regards,

irene

Meemskirk
Meemskirk
84 posts
active member
Nov 6, 2019 - 12:07 PM

Your last comment is correct. After you board, it will be very obvious what you have to do and where to go for the next leg. It does change based on the time of day and other conditions but not to worry as they'll all go to the top!

We booked the extra "Crystal Ride" with the translucent floor but we were dizzy from the beauty all around us so we didn't appreciate it as much as we might have. Enjoy.

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