Zermatt, Zermatt, Switzerland

Alpine Adrenaline

Collected by: Jen Murphy
AFAR Editor

There's no better place to get an adrenaline rush than the Alps. Whether you're in Italy, France, or Switzerland the mountains offer plenty of adventures year-round. The hard core can find thrills skiing and mountain biking while those seeking something new can try quirky activities like riding monster scooters or rodeling.

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Zermatt, Zermatt, Switzerland

Snowy Swiss-Italian Border

Zermatt
Zermatt, Zermatt, Switzerland
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Lourtier, Bagnes, Switzerland

The Ultimate Family-Run Digs in the Alps

Lourtier
Bagnes, Switzerland
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Saas Fee, Saas Fee, Switzerland

Modern Alpine Lodging

Saas Fee
Saas Fee, Switzerland
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Verbier, Bagnes, Switzerland

Hard-core Mountain Biking in Verbier

Verbier
Bagnes, Switzerland
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Saas Fee, Saas Fee, Switzerland

Via Ferrata in Saas-Fee

Saas Fee
Saas Fee, Switzerland
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Martigny, Martigny, Switzerland

Playing Tarzan in the Alps

Martigny
Martigny, Switzerland
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Saas-Grund, Saas-Grund, Switzerland

Tackle the Mountain on Monster Scooters

Saas-Grund
Saas-Grund, Switzerland
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Adventure Forest, Saas Fee, Switzerland

Treetop Adventures

Adventure Forest
Saas Fee, Switzerland
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Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France

The Haute Route

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France
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Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France

Reach Out And Touch The Sky

Aiguille du Midi
Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France
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Mürren, Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Lunch on a Cliff - Mürren, Switzerland

Mürren
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
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Zermatt, Zermatt, Switzerland

Paragliding in Zermatt!

Zermatt
Zermatt, Switzerland
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Appenzell, Appenzell, Switzerland

Appenzeller Bier

Appenzell
Appenzell, Appenzell, Switzerland
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