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Hiking from Rotenboden to Riffelalp near Zermatt


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Walking from Rotenboden to Riffelalp

Great high alpine hike with plenty of wonderful views of the Matterhorn and more.

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About the train to Rotenboden, and how to walk to Riffelalp.

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Facts Rotenboden - Riffelalp

  • Hiking time: 1h45
  • Difficulty: moderate
  • Elevation: 2209 - 2816 m
  • Distance: 5.1 km
  • Terrain: meadow, high alpine terrain, forest
  • Region: Matter valley (Valais)

About the trail

There are plenty of impressive views along this alpine trail to Riffelalp. You will see the nearby Matterhorn, and clear weather conditions allow you to see the Bietschhorn as well, over 40 km (26 miles) away on the opposite side of the Rhone valley. This hike can be extended to Sunnegga or shortened by ending in Riffelberg, where you can take the train back to Zermatt.

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