Hiking on the Gornergrat
Experience Switzerlands' pristine nature and Alpine world while following a wide variety of hiking trails.
The wide variety of hiking trails around the Gornergrat offers something to suit everyone. The region’s 29 mountains soaring over 4000 metres in height and an extensive network of hiking trails are sure to thrill the hearts of all hiking enthusiasts. While hiking, you are always accompanied by majestic mountain peaks, enchanting Alpine roses and delightful ibex.
The 15-20 minute circular hike on the Gornergrat offers a magnificent panoramic view of the surrounding peaks. The start and end are at the viewing platform behind the 3100 Kulm Hotel. Look onto the Monte Rosa massif with the highest Swiss mountain, the Dufourspitze. Below you can spot the Gornergletscher, the second largest glacier in the Swiss Alps. With a bit of luck, you may also be able to observe ibex at close range.