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The climate detective

Wolli and the climate detectives on the Gornergrat

Who can solve the seven riddles relating to the missing glacier fleas? "Wolli and the climate detectives" await at the Zermatt Tourism Office, together with an audio guide, map and binoculars. Even the journey on the Gornergrat Bahn is enigmatic. After an impressive visit to the viewing platform, the train returns to Rotenboden from where the 1½ walk to Riffelberg starts. Wolli, the black-nosed sheep, and his friends, the squirrel, the Alpine chough, the rock cairn, the Matterhorn etc. will divulge 7 riddles. It all combines to even make the walk lots of fun for kids. Will the young climate detectives succeed in cracking the code to the treasure chest after their return to the village? The climate detectives can look forward to a surprise in the treasure chest. It's a case for the entire family.

Route Rotenboden - Riffelberg
Length 3.2 km
Duration ~ 1.5 hours
Difference in elevation 232 metres (Rotenboden 2,815 metres elevation, Riffelberg 2,583 metres elevation)
Feature Extremely family friendly and a suitable walk for children
Cost Participation on the climate audio trail is, in principle, free. However every family member will require a train ticket for the Gornergrat Bahn. Children aged up to 6 years travel free and children with a Junior or Grandchild travelcard who are accompanied by a parent or grandparent can also board at no charge.
Audio guide When hiring the audio guide from Zermatt Tourism, a deposit of CHF 50.– per audio guide is kindly requested. This amount will be refunded on return of the audio guide.

Elevation profile

Rotenboden to Riffelberg

Free downloads
Audio book
"Wolli und die Klimadetektive" map
About Wolli

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Climate Audio Trail

Take time to listen and look, stop and reflect, observe and see the effects.

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Kambly Experience in Trubschachen