Recommend this page

Glacier 3000 (Scex Rouge) - Sanetsch

16,71 km
5:30 hrs.
54 m
1.806 m
Best season
Starting point of the tour
Col du Pillon, Station of the cable car Scex Rouge
Lowest point
1.178 m
Highest point
2.935 m
  • Nice views
  • Geological highlights
  • With refreshment stops
  • Mountain railway ascent/descent
Source : Gstaad Saanenland
From Col du Pillon (1545 m) you take the cable car Glacier 3000 to the top station Scex Rouge (2940 m). From there you enjoy a beautiful view over the fascinating alpine panorama and the glacier Tsanfleuron which you cross. Follow the well market trail across the glacier that will take you in a south-easterly direction to the Tour St. Martin (2908 m), situated at the edge of the glacier. Take the descending path at the end of the furthest skilift, there are no crevices on the glacier in this aerea. There is an indicatin near the lift station that directs you towards the Cabane de Prarochet (2555 m). At the spring of the Saane you take the right hand side trail to the Barrgae du Sanetsch (restaurant 2062 m). For the descent to Gsteig (1184 m) you have to take the cable car. Due to rockfall, the hiking trail from Sanetsch to the valley station of the cable car is closed during summer 2019. From the valley station it takes you 30 minutes to Gsteig.

Operating times Sanetsch: 8.30 am - 17.00 pm
Please take note of the operating dates for lifts and cable cars.

See also
Gstaad Saanenland Tourismus
CH-3780 Gstaad
Tel: +41 (0)33 748 81 81
Fax: +41 (0)33 748 81 83

Information, application groups:
Talstation Sanetsch
3785 Gsteig
Tel. +41 58 477 85 75


Col du Pillon - Glacier 3000 - Cab. de Prarochet - Col du Sanetsch - Barrage de Sanetsch - Gsteig

Tip of the author
Get a round-trip ticket for this tour. More informations on
Map and arrival