Coming Down from the Sunnegga by Way of Grünsee

Zermatt

Zermatt, Kirchenplatz

Zermatt, Kirchenplatz

Zermatt, Matterhorn

Zermatt, Matterhorn

Air Zermatt - Zermatt

Air Zermatt - Zermatt

Zermatt, Schwarzsee

Zermatt, Schwarzsee

Zermatt, Kirche

Zermatt, Kirche

Gornergrat - Gornergrat

Gornergrat - Gornergrat

Zermatt, Parkhotel Beau-Site

Zermatt, Parkhotel Beau-Site

Air Zermatt

Air Zermatt

Zermatt, Matterhorn (Riffelberg)

Zermatt, Matterhorn (Riffelberg)

Zermatt, Findeln

Zermatt, Findeln

Zermatt, Trockener Steg (Matterhorn)

Zermatt, Trockener Steg (Matterhorn)

Zermatt, Matterhorn Zoom (Sunnegga)

Zermatt, Matterhorn Zoom (Sunnegga)

Zermatt, Trockener Steg 2

Zermatt, Trockener Steg 2

Riffelalp Resort 2222m

Riffelalp Resort 2222m

Zermatt, Sunnegga Riffelberg

Zermatt, Sunnegga Riffelberg

Gornergletscher

Gornergletscher

Zermatt, Matterhorn (Sunnegga)

Zermatt, Matterhorn (Sunnegga)

Zermatt, Bahnhofplatz

Zermatt, Bahnhofplatz

Zermatt, Wollipark Sunnegga

Zermatt, Wollipark Sunnegga

Zermatt - Matterhorn glacier paradise (Gobba di Rollin)

Zermatt - Matterhorn glacier paradise (Gobba di Rollin)

Zermatt, Sunnegga (Hohtälli)

Zermatt, Sunnegga (Hohtälli)

Air Zermatt 2

Air Zermatt 2

Zermatt

Zermatt

Klein Matterhorn

Klein Matterhorn

Zermatt, Ried

Zermatt, Ried

Zermatt, Oberhäusern

Zermatt, Oberhäusern

Zermatt, Aroleid

Zermatt, Aroleid

Zermatt, Trockener Steg (Furggsattel)

Zermatt, Trockener Steg (Furggsattel)

Zermatt, Rothorn paradise

Zermatt, Rothorn paradise

Zermatt Gornergrat, Matterhorn

Zermatt Gornergrat, Matterhorn

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Description

This hike begins with a ride on the modern Sunnegga train, that winds its way up the mountain, through a tunnel to the sunny plateau of the Sunnegga. Who can help looking across to the majestic Matterhorn? The hike starts out in the direction of Findeln. Just above this hamlet, the trail forks downwards to Fluealp. In Tällinen, at the foot of the Findel Glacier the trail leads to the Grünsee (green lake). At the directional sign Ze Seewjinen take the right fork to Zermatt. Then it is all downhill, on a rather steep trail, to Findelbach and then to Zermatt.

Kartenausschnitt
Starting point: Mountain station Sunnegga.
Destination: Center of Zermatt.
Take the cable-car from Zermatt to Sunnegga.
Walking time: 3 h
Season: July through October
Altitude difference/Condition: 160 m ascent and 800 m descent / intermediate to difficult
Place to eat: Sunnegga, Findeln, Grünsee, Zermatt
Hiking map:
Hiking map SAW Michabel 1:50'000

The careful planning of a tour will ensure that you also derive the maximum pleasure and enjoyment from it. Please take the time to contact the local information centre and enquire about route and weather conditions before setting off. Your intended trail may be fully or partially closed, depending on the time of year and weather conditions.

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