Wandern Sheeptrail

Station 9 Meet the Sheep Trail

Experience the beauty of the Matterhorn on a hike. Discover exciting facts and the symbolic significance of this iconic mountain. Be enchanted by its magic and create unforgettable memories!

Our Blacknose sheep love this area. But this is a wonderful place not only for the sheep, but also for us humans. From here you can marvel at the moun­tain panorama. In addition, it is not accessible by train, but can only be reached on foot. In other words, hiking is the order of the day! Below you will find out why hiking in the fresh air is so good for you:

  • Strengthens the immune system

  • Reduces stress levels and ensures relaxation

  • Ensures a good night’s sleep

  • Improves your mood

  • Strengthens your memory and concentration

  • Relieves depression

  • Promotes muscle development and strengthens bones

  • Helps combat cravings for chocolate

Experience hiking at the foot of the Matterhorn and dis­cover the wonderful feelings of happiness that come with it. Would you like to impress the next time you talk about the Matterhorn?

Then remember the following facts:

  • The Matterhorn is an impressive 4,478 m high.

  • The first ascent took place on 14 July 1865 and is still an important achievement in the mountaineering world today.

  • Each season, between 2,500 and 3,000 climbers dare to climb the Matterhorn.

  • The Matterhorn is made of African rock and is a unique geological phenomenon.

  • The four sides of the Matterhorn point precisely in the cardinal directions and impress with their symmetrical shape.

  • Ulrich Inderbinen was the oldest man to climb the Matterhorn at the age of 89, proving that age knows no bounds.

  • The Matterhorn adorned the Toblerone package for decades.

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