Hiking & nature

Rinderberg– Horneggli panorama trail

This walk offers breath-taking views of the Bernese Alps

The ascent of Mt. Rinderberg (2,004 m) can be enjoyed in the comfort of a gondola lift from Zweisimmen. The trail leads towards Hornberg/Horneggli. The short ascent takes you via the Gandlouenegrat (2,079 m), with wonderful panoramic views of the Bernese Alps on the way to Hornberg (1,811 m). The well-signposted trail leads to the Horneggli mountain station (1,770 m), from where you can take the chairlift to Schönried. From Horneggli, it is also possible to walk down into the valley to Saanenmöser or Schönried.

Route description

Key figures 

Level of difficulty  easy 
Walking time  Approx. 2 hours
Ascent 77 m
Descent 310 m

The route takes you past the Hornberg and Hornfluh restaurants. The mountain inns also feature a playground.

At Lake Hornberg, there is a wakeboard lift. 


Availability Today (Saturday) open

Operating times, Zweisimmen-Rinderberg gondola cableway

19 June to 17 October 2022

Operating times, Schönried-Horneggli gondola cableway

19 June to 17 October 2022

Subject to change without prior notice


Zweisimmen-Rinderberg gondola cableway

  • CHF 32.00 Adults, one-way
  • CHF 16.00 Adults, Half-Fare travelcard, one-way
  • CHF 16.00 Adults, GA travelcard, one-way
  • CHF 16.00 Children (aged 6 to 15.99), one-way

Schönried–Horneggli chairlift

  • CHF 21.00 Adults, one-way
  • CHF 10.50 Adults, Half-Fare travelcard, one-way
  • CHF 10.50 Adults, GA travelcard, one-way
  • CHF 10.50 Children (aged 6 to 15.99), one-way

Prices in CHF incl. VAT / Prices and products subject to alteration

BLS suggestion

Alpine Herbs Trail by Swiss Alpine Herbs

Right next to the middle station of the Rinderberg cable car you will find fragrant herbs, colourful blossoms and rippling water: the Alpine Herbs Trail by Swiss Alpine Herbs is a place for all the senses.


How to get here

The Lötschberger RegioExpress train conveniently takes you to Zweisimmen. This connection comprises several train sections with different destinations. Please note the destinations shown on the train when boarding.

From Zweisimmen Railway Station, the valley station of the Rinderberg cable car is approx. 5 minutes’ walk.

Weather & webcam Today: 6/11°

Today 6/11°
Tomorrow light showers 8/17°
Monday partly cloudy 7/16°
Tuesday fair weather 4/16°
Blick auf die Bergstation Rinderbergspitz
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