Hiking trail marking on Riffelberg above Zermatt

Hikes on Gornergrat

You will find every kind of hike - from a short stroll to the most beautiful viewing points or longer and more strenuous hikes.

The Gornergrat is the perfect hiking mountain for your day trip or holiday-stay in Zermatt.  The Gornergrat Railway trains take you up to the top but you can also be flexible and leave or board a train at any of the four in-between stops along the way. 

Hiking from 1,600 m to 3,100 meters above sea level

The Gornergrat itself stands at 3,100 m above sea level.  The hiking area lies between the summit station and the valley station in Zermatt at 1,600 m.  As you walk you cover distinct vegetational zones: you can choose between the rocky landscape at the top, alpine meadows, mountain lakes and the gnarled Arven pines in the forest of the same name.  

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