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Cable car tour tip of Gstaad

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The Gstaad mountain railway tour connects the trails of three mountains and is for mountain bikers seeking a more challenging experience.

This route passes through an inaccessible area and is therefore closed. Current information

closed
difficult
Distance 53.2 km
8:00 h
2,749 m
2,743 m
2,078 m
941 m
This mountain railway tour is for mountain bikers seeking a more challenging experience. With the help of three cable cars, riders discover a diverse trail offering that has a few tricky spots in places. In particular, the route from the Obere Stutz to Oberbort and the Simmegrund Trail at the end call for skillful line selection.

Author’s recommendation

Buy the MTB day ticket.

Lunch in Lauenen or in Gstaad. Down to earth, or a bit more sophisticated?

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Destination Gstaad
Update: October 05, 2021
Difficulty
S3 difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,078 m
Lowest point
941 m
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Track types

Asphalt 0.15%Forested/wild trail 17.73%Path 40.60%Road 23.08%Unknown 18.41%
Asphalt
0.1 km
Forested/wild trail
9.4 km
Path
21.6 km
Road
12.3 km
Unknown
9.8 km
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Safety information

This tour is not signposted along the way. Use GPS.

Tips and hints

More information about the mountainbike routes in the Destination Gstaad: www.gstaad.ch/mountainbike

Start

Zweisimmen / Gstaad /Schönried (943 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'595'078E 1'155'536N
DD
46.551092, 7.374466
DMS
46°33'03.9"N 7°22'28.1"E
UTM
32T 375387 5156564
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Destination

Zweisimmen / Gstaad /Schönried

Turn-by-turn directions

Zweisimmen – Rinderberg Gondelbahn – Hornberg – Oberbort – Gstaad – Wispile Gondelbahn – Chrine – Lauenen – Gstaad – Schönried – Horneggli Sesselbahn – Saanenmöser – Oeschseite – Simmegrund – Zweisimmen 

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Station Zweisimmen, Gstaad, Schönried

Getting there

The Destination Gstaad is located in the south-west of Switzerland right on the border to the French-speaking part of the country. The Destination is easily accessed by rail or car from the regions around Lake Thun and Lake Geneva and the Gruyere region Direct connections to the European high-speed rail network and all international airports in Switzerland guarantee a time-saving and pleasant journey.

 

More information on gstaad.ch: Travel & Public Transport.

Parking

Parking at the cable cars

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'595'078E 1'155'536N
DD
46.551092, 7.374466
DMS
46°33'03.9"N 7°22'28.1"E
UTM
32T 375387 5156564
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Mountainbike, clothing and equipment appropriate to the weather, tool kit and first aid kit.

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Status
closed
Difficulty
S3 difficult
Distance
53.2 km
Duration
8:00 h
Ascent
2,749 m
Descent
2,743 m
Highest point
2,078 m
Lowest point
941 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Geological highlights Botanical highlights Cableway ascent/descent Insider tip Summit route Singletrail/Free ride Downhill

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