Zermatt is one of the few resorts that are still open for snow sports 365 days a year with a lift-served vertical on the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise that equals anything offered by the hundred or so ski areas in the southern hemisphere.
The resort currently has a a number of special Summer Skiing package deals avail;able through to September 21st. For example the "Summerskiing 1" package includes two nights in a hotel including breakfast, a two day summer ski pass and entry to the Matterhorn Museum. Three and seven day versions are also available. Arrival on any day is possible, half board is available, child discounts are offered and varying hotel classifications are offered. For example two nights in a one star hotel cost 159 Euros or seven nights in a four star superior hotel 733 Euros. Three and seven day packages include an additional excursion to the Rothorn paradise area.
Zermatt currently has 10 lifts open serving its Glacier Paradise ski area, Europe's highest, where six red and three blue runs are operating as well as the Gravity Park, Glacier palace ice cave, and altitude observation platform. Temperatures are a little above freezing.