Schlittelbahn Rotenboden
Schlittelbahn Rotenboden

Sledging

Schlittelbahn Rotenboden

Zermatt, Rotenboden–Zermatt, Riffelberg

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Schlittelbahn Rotenboden

Ten minutes of playful whoops, pure fun, snowy splendour and adrenaline rushes: The Gornergrat sledge run is one of the most beautiful in the Alps – and the hightest in Switzerland. The Alpine panorama of Zermatt with a view of the Matterhorn offers sledgers the best landscape you could dream of.
The sledge run from Rotenboden (2,813m) to Riffelberg is the highest in Switzerland! At the top, the views of the Matterhorn and summits such as the Hörnligrat or the Zmuttgrat are breathtaking.

Sledgers then face a descent with an altitude difference of 234 metres between Rotenboden and Riffelberg, leaving hardly any time to take in the Alpine panorama. Sledging is a breeze: no need to think too much, just set-off and follow the route. Every ten minutes, a train takes you back to the top of the sledge run. It’s an amazing experience for all the family.

For experienced sledgers who would like to add a challenge to their descent, Ghosky sledges can be rented in the mountain resort of Rotenboden. These models are faster than the traditional sledges, but are also more difficult to steer. You won’t forget this day in a hurry! It's also worth remembering that Rotenboden is the starting point for a host of different adventures, especially in the direction of the Mont-Rose mountain hut.
Ten minutes of playful whoops, pure fun, snowy splendour and adrenaline rushes: The Gornergrat sledge run is one of the most beautiful in the Alps – and the hightest in Switzerland. The Alpine panorama of Zermatt with a view of the Matterhorn offers sledgers the best landscape you could dream of.
The sledge run from Rotenboden (2,813m) to Riffelberg is the highest in Switzerland! At the top, the views of the Matterhorn and summits such as the Hörnligrat or the Zmuttgrat are breathtaking.

Sledgers then face a descent with an altitude difference of 234 metres between Rotenboden and Riffelberg, leaving hardly any time to take in the Alpine panorama. Sledging is a breeze: no need to think too much, just set-off and follow the route. Every ten minutes, a train takes you back to the top of the sledge run. It’s an amazing experience for all the family.

For experienced sledgers who would like to add a challenge to their descent, Ghosky sledges can be rented in the mountain resort of Rotenboden. These models are faster than the traditional sledges, but are also more difficult to steer. You won’t forget this day in a hurry! It's also worth remembering that Rotenboden is the starting point for a host of different adventures, especially in the direction of the Mont-Rose mountain hut.
1 km | 1 Stage
240 m
easy

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return Rotenboden
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Season

Winter Season
The winter season is usually from mid-December to mid-April.

Hints

Sledge hire
Sledges can be hired on site at:
www.zermatt.ch

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return Riffelberg
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Contact

Zermatt Tourismus
Bahnhofplatz 5
3920 Zermatt
Tel. +41 (0)27 966 81 00
info@zermatt.ch
www.zermatt.ch

Services

Places of interest

Gornergrat
Gornergrat
Moos-Trail
Moos-Trail
Around the Matterhorn
Around the Matterhorn
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