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Obersimmentaler Panorama Tour

40,63 km
5:20 hrs.
1.215 m
1.215 m
86
S3 TOP Difficult
Condition
Technique
Experience
Landscape
Best season
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Starting point of the tour
Train station Gstaad
Destination of the tour
Train station Gstaad
Lowest point
934 m
Highest point
1.836 m
Properties
  • Scenic
  • Loop
  • Refreshment stops available
Source : Gstaad Saanenland Tourismus

Varied mountainbike tour over Hornberg up to the Rüwlispass. On an medium singletrail to St. Stephan and on sideroads and gravelroads via Zweisimmen, Saanenmöser back to Gstaad.

From the Gstaad train station the route starts on Oberbortstrasse, past the beautiful Gstaaderchalets, along the hiking trail to "Cheserystrasse" and up the right via "Berschelstrasse". The tour continues along Hornbergstrasse up to the Hornberg and the "Parwengenweg" to "Undere Zwitzeregg" up to the "Rüwlispass". The first descent starts on the hiking trail over the "Reulissentrasse" after about 2 km turn left onto the single trail which leads to St. Stephan. From there the route follows the mountain bike trail No. 1 to Zweisimmen and branches off to the left onto the bicycle trail No. 9 via the side road up to the village of Saanenmöser and further on the hiking trail to Schönried. The second descent of the tour starts in Schönried along the Grubenstrasse and leads back to Gstaad.

 

From there the scenic descent leads over the hiking trail to the "Zwitzereggstrasse" then "Parwengeweg" to the Hornberg and further over the steep "Gfellweg", "Stutzweg" then left down on the "Berschelstrasse". At the end of the "Berschelstrasse" the tour turns left into the "Cheserystrasse" and then over the hiking trail to the Oberbortstrasse past the beautiful Gstaaderchalets and back to Gstaad.

Properties
Gstaad – Hornberg – Parwengen – Rüwlispass – St. Stephan – Zweisimmen – Gstaad
Equipment
Mountainbike, clothing and equipment appropriate to the weather, tool kit and first aid kit.
Tip of the author
The bistrots in the village of Zweisimmen or St. Stephan invite you to take a coffee break. A pick nick on the "Rüwlispass" is worth it.
Safety information
This tour is not signposted along the way. Use GPS.
Public Transit
Train station Gstaad
Parking
Various parking spaces and car parks are available in Gstaad.
Getting There
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. The main means of transport in the destination of Gstaad are the "MOB" (Montreux-Oberland Bernois) train and numerous post bus lines.

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

Additional Information
More information about the mountainbike routes in the Destination Gstaad: www.gstaad.ch/mountainbike
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