Coming Down from the Sunnegga by Way of Grünsee

Zermatt

Ried: Zermatt, Findeln

Ried: Zermatt, Findeln

Zermatt

Zermatt

Ried: Zermatt

Ried: Zermatt

Blatten: Zermatt, Trockener Steg (Furggsattel)

Blatten: Zermatt, Trockener Steg (Furggsattel)

Stafel: Zermatt, Schwarzsee

Stafel: Zermatt, Schwarzsee

Zermatt: Parkhotel Beau-Site

Zermatt: Parkhotel Beau-Site

Zermatt: Trockener Steg (Matterhorn)

Zermatt: Trockener Steg (Matterhorn)

Zermatt › Süd-West: Matterhorn

Zermatt › Süd-West: Matterhorn

Zermatt: Rothorn paradise

Zermatt: Rothorn paradise

Zermatt: Oberhäusern

Zermatt: Oberhäusern

Zermatt: Weisshorn

Zermatt: Weisshorn

Zermatt: Bahnhofplatz

Zermatt: Bahnhofplatz

Ried: Air Zermatt - Heliport

Ried: Air Zermatt - Heliport

Zermatt: Matterhorn (Riffelberg)

Zermatt: Matterhorn (Riffelberg)

Zermatt: Kirche

Zermatt: Kirche

Zermatt: Matterhorn glacier paradise (Gobba di Rollin)

Zermatt: Matterhorn glacier paradise (Gobba di Rollin)

Zermatt: Wollipark Sunnegga

Zermatt: Wollipark Sunnegga

Zermatt: Gornergletscher

Zermatt: Gornergletscher

Zermatt: Klein Matterhorn

Zermatt: Klein Matterhorn

Zermatt: Kirchenplatz

Zermatt: Kirchenplatz

Zermatt: Air

Zermatt: Air

Zermatt: Zermatt, Kirchbrücke

Zermatt: Zermatt, Kirchbrücke

Ried: Zermatt, Fluhalp

Ried: Zermatt, Fluhalp

Zermatt: Matterhorn (Sunnegga)

Zermatt: Matterhorn (Sunnegga)

Blatten: Riffelalp Resort 2222m

Blatten: Riffelalp Resort 2222m

Zermatt: Sunnegga Riffelberg

Zermatt: Sunnegga Riffelberg

Stafel: Matterhorn

Stafel: Matterhorn

Ried: Air Zermatt - Zermatt

Ried: Air Zermatt - Zermatt

Zermatt: Edelweiss

Zermatt: Edelweiss

Zermatt: Matterhorn Zoom (Sunnegga)

Zermatt: Matterhorn Zoom (Sunnegga)

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Zermatt: Brücke zum Steg

Zermatt: Brücke zum Steg

Zermatt: Gornergrat

Zermatt: Gornergrat

Zermatt: Blick auf das Matterhorn vom Balkon des Hotel Ambiance

Zermatt: Blick auf das Matterhorn vom Balkon des Hotel Ambiance

Zermatt: Sunnegga (Hohtälli)

Zermatt: Sunnegga (Hohtälli)

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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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