Challenge Trail (Nr. 141)
This snowshoe trail leads close to the Gornergrat Bahn railway line from Gornergrat down to Rotenboden. Sparkling snow, sunshine and a magnificent mountain panorama with the Matterhorn promise a memorable hike.
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Especially after fresh snowfall, this walk promises pure pleasure. Hikers following the leisurely trail barely notice the descent of about 300 vertical metres, so beautiful are the mountain vistas – taking in the Matterhorn, Klein Matterhorn, Breithorn and other peaks. Railway enthusiasts are also in for a treat, with fine views of the cog trains of the Gornergrat Bahn as they twist prettily and almost silently through the snow-blanketed landscape. From Gornergrat, set off left of the railway line Unusual route away from the ski pistes Pink markers approx. every 100 m along the route Photo subjects: Gornergrat Bahn cog railway and mountain panorama Stay on marked trail to avoid disturbing wildlife Guided tours bookable through Alpin Center