©  (c) Destination Gstaad / Melanie Uhkoetter / Ferienregion Gstaad
©  (c) Destination Gstaad / Melanie Uhkoetter / Ferienregion Gstaad

Rinderberg - Hornberg - Horneggli

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  • Difficulty
  • Duration 2:0 h
  • Distance 5,9 km
  • 79 hm
  • 311 hm

Take the comfortable gondola ride up the Rinderberg (2,004 m) from Zweisimmen. The trail takes you towards Hornberg/Horneggli. The short ascent leads over the Gandlouene Ridge (2,079 m) and onwards to the Alp Parwenge (1,836 m). On the way to Hornberg (1,811 m) enjoy the wonderful views of the Bernese Alps panorama. The well prepared path is leading to the mountain station Horneggli (1770 m), from were you can reach the chairlift to Schönried. From the Horneggli you can also hike to the valley towards Saanenmöser or Schönried.

  • Approach

    The Destination Gstaad is located in the south-west of Switzerland right on the border to the French-speaking part of the country. The Destination is easily accessed by rail or car from the regions around Lake Thun and Lake Geneva and the Gruyere region Direct connections to the European high-speed rail network and all international airports in Switzerland guarantee a time-saving and pleasant journey.

    More information on gstaad.ch: Travel & Public Transport.

  • By train: Zweisimmen, train station

    By bus: Zweisimmen, train station or Zweisimmen, Talst. Rinderberg

  • Paid parking at the valley station Rinderberg

  • Zweisimmen - Rinderberg - Gandlouenegrat - Parwenge - Uf de Chessle/Hornberg - Horneggli

  • Good footwear, snacks to savor during a break - why not a Fondue-Backpack?

  • Highlights
    • At the mountain restaurants you find a children play ground.
    • Visit the wakeboard lift at the Hornbergsee.