|Starting point:||Rinderberg mountain station (Zweisimmen)|
|Destination:||Horneggli mountain station (Schönried)|
|Getting to the starting point:||Car or train from Gstaad or Spiez to Zweisimmen|
|Back from the destination:||Car or train to Gstaad or Zweisimmen|
|Difference in elevation:||Ascent 168 m, descent 402 m|
|Season:||June to October (note the timetable class="res-table" !)|
|Note: Special return tickets are available.|
The tour which connects Mt. Rinderberg above Zwiesimmen and Mt. Hornberg near Gstaad is a ridge hike that is a dream come true: it is fairly easy and the hiking trails are very well-kept. The entire hike takes place at about an altitude of 2000 meters. The views are of the impressive peaks, firns and glaciers of the Altels, Doldenhorn, Wildstrubel in the East, the Diablerets chain, Wildhorn and Arpelistock in the South, and the Pays d'Enhaut in the West. One vantage point trades places with the next: Rinderberg, Ussere Parwenge, Hornflue, Uf de Chessle, die Bergstation Horneggli. But just as attractive are the flower-filled alpine meadows, sporting rare alpine flowers. Adter a pleasant hike which lasts about two hours, one reaches the mountain station of the chairlift to Schönried. One may also choose to continue hiking to Gstaad, Schönried or Saanenmöser
How to get there:
Drive or take public transportation to Zweisimmen vie Thun. From there take the chairlift to Mt. Rinderberg, in Horneggli take the chairlift to Schönried.
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.