Begin and end of tour: Zermatt Train Station.
Technical requirements: challenging
Physical fitness: challenging
Distance: 22.6 km
Total altitude meters: 930 m
Biking time: 01:30 - 02:30 (hours, minutes)
Elevation start and end of tour: 1616 m
Culmination point: 2383 m
Season: July - October
Panorama: Countless magnificent views of the Matterhorn
Gastronomy: Various mountain restaurants along the route.
Access starting point: By Matterhorn-Gotthard train from Brig to Zermatt
Access point of arrival: Zermatt Train Station.
The mountain is particularly impressive on the short tour from fashionable Zermatt up through the Findeltal to the popular Riffelalp. The low asphalt factor and pleasant paths round off the great biking experience of this tour.
Zermatt - Steinmatten - Haueten - Tufteren - Furggegga - Gant - Ze Seewjinen - Riffelbodmen - Obere Riffelalp - Untere Riffelalp - In den Bächen - Moos - Winkelmatten - Zermatt
Bike on the main road up to the church in Zermatt. Turn left there and cross the brook. From Riedstrasse turn into the gravel road to Tufteren. Then bike to the Findeltal valley and to Riffelbodmen. At Riffelalp bike down the ski run.
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.