Snowshoeing on the Gornergrat

Discover pure nature in Zermatt by snowshoe

Why not loosen up and enjoy a high-alpine landscape with all the senses and get exercise at the same time? A snowshoe tour on the Gornergrat is the best way to do all that. Say farewell to the hustle and bustle of Zermatt for a while, strap on your snowshoes and within a very short time you will have a breathing space amid undisturbed nature.

On the Gornergrat you have two routes to choose between. The sportier visitors can even combine both tours. You walk with your snowshoes through deep snow and follow the pink poles that mark the route. It goes without saying that the routes are regularly checked by the slope safety team and are made secure.

The best ticket for your snowshoe tour

You can choose between various options for your snowshoe tour. You can do the parts of the routes you want by train and put the individual tickets, purchased either online or at the station, all together. With a half-price or general season ticket you travel with a 50% reduction. Please note that the ticket from Zermatt to Gornergrat and back can sometimes be cheaper than buying several tickets for parts of the journey. Otherwise, book a Snow-Fun-Pass and get around flexibly all day on the mountain.

Infographic trail network and snowshoe trails

Rent snowshoes directly on place

Rent your snowshoes on site and book the rental in advance online. You can pick up and return your snowshoes at the following stations:

  • Gornergrat

  • Rotenboden

  • Riffelberg

The Snow fun pass: unlimited winter fun

Would you prefer to have more flexibility and not to be tied to pre-purchased part-trips? In that case, the Snow-Fun-Pass is just right for you! Using this ticket you get a trip from Zermatt to the Gornergrat and back and in between you can have as many trips as you like between Riffelberg and Rotenboden. For instance, you do a snowshoe tour in the morning and then have some exhilarating runs on the sledding piste in the afternoon! The rental of snow sports equipment (sledges, snooc, snowshoes) is included in the ticket

for smart spenders
If you have no Half Fare Travelcard or GA Travelcard, then the Snow-Fun-Pass (half day) is the less expensive alternative to a two-way ticket for Zermatt-Gornergrat.
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