Schlittelbahn Weissenberge–Matt
Schlittelbahn Weissenberge–Matt

Sledging

Schlittelbahn Weissenberge–Matt

Matt, Weissenberge–Matt

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Schlittelbahn Weissenberge–Matt

If you’re looking for an adrenaline rush, Weissenberge is just the place: this twisting sledge ride through the wild Chrauchbach Gorge to the village of Matt certainly packs a punch and is rightly nicknamed “the outrageous toboggan run”.
From Matt, a cable car runs up about 400 metres to the permanent Walser settlement of Weissenberge, which stands proudly on its sun terrace high above the village of 400 inhabitants. Those seeking peace and relaxation can take leisurely walks from here and enjoy the silence of nature.

For fun and action, though, they should try a toboggan ride through the Chrauchbach Gorge. The sledge has to be pulled on foot for a few minutes from the mountain station of the Matt-Weissenberge cable car to the Wirtschaft zum Weissenberg, where the steep and varied downhill run begins. After starting in the open, sledgers soon enter the snowy pine forest and spiral deeper and deeper into the gorge, crossing bridges and passing spectacular rock faces and icefalls that line the edge of the toboggan run like organ pipes. It takes about a quarter of an hour to reach the village of Matt.

Thanks to its even gradient and “mean” hairpin bends, the run is particularly appreciated by sporting sledgers. The best time for tobogganing is in the morning, when there are no bumps on the course.
If you’re looking for an adrenaline rush, Weissenberge is just the place: this twisting sledge ride through the wild Chrauchbach Gorge to the village of Matt certainly packs a punch and is rightly nicknamed “the outrageous toboggan run”.
From Matt, a cable car runs up about 400 metres to the permanent Walser settlement of Weissenberge, which stands proudly on its sun terrace high above the village of 400 inhabitants. Those seeking peace and relaxation can take leisurely walks from here and enjoy the silence of nature.

For fun and action, though, they should try a toboggan ride through the Chrauchbach Gorge. The sledge has to be pulled on foot for a few minutes from the mountain station of the Matt-Weissenberge cable car to the Wirtschaft zum Weissenberg, where the steep and varied downhill run begins. After starting in the open, sledgers soon enter the snowy pine forest and spiral deeper and deeper into the gorge, crossing bridges and passing spectacular rock faces and icefalls that line the edge of the toboggan run like organ pipes. It takes about a quarter of an hour to reach the village of Matt.

Thanks to its even gradient and “mean” hairpin bends, the run is particularly appreciated by sporting sledgers. The best time for tobogganing is in the morning, when there are no bumps on the course.
3 km | 1 Stage
440 m
medium

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Weissenberg
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Season

Winter season
The winter season is usually from mid-December to end of March.

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Walk to sledge run
There is a walk of 10 minutes from the top station of the cable car Matt–Weissenberge to the start of the sledge run.
Night sledging
Night sledging takes place on the floodlit 4km run on Friday and Saturday evenings until 10 p.m. in good sledging conditions.
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Hints

Sledge hire
Sledges can be hired at the valley station of the cable car Matt–Weissenberge:
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Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return Matt, Station
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Contact

Luftseilbahn Matt-Weissenberge
Dorf
8766 Matt
Tel. +41 (0)55 642 15 46
luftseilbahn@weissenberge.ch
www.weissenberge.ch

Services

Accommodation

Gasthaus Elmer
Gasthaus Elmer
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