Hiking & nature

Rinderberg – St. Stephan walk

From the Rinderberg down into Simmental

The gondola lift takes you from Zweisimmen up to the Rinderberg. The walk takes around two hours going downhill via Lengebrand and on to Ried (St. Stephan). The trail takes you across verdant Alpine meadows and through shaded forests. You can enjoy the splendid views of Simmental along the way. Once you arrive in Ried, the train will take you back to Zweisimmen.

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Route description

Key figures

Length 5.6 km
Elevation difference 1038 m
Duration 2 hours
Start Rinderberg mountain station
End Ried (St. Stephan)

BLS suggestions

Safety notice

The first section through the avalanche barriers is steep; sturdy shoes are essential.

Food and drink

In Lengebrand, the popular Chemistube serves delicious food.

Availability Today (Monday) open

Operating times, Zweisimmen-Rinderberg gondola lift

19 June to 17 October 2021
09.00-16.30 hours

 

Subject to change without prior notice

Rates

Buy the gondola ride now in the BLS-webshop and benefit from 30% discount

Zweisimmen-Rinderberg gondola cableway

  • CHF 22.40 Adults, one-way Statt CHF 32.00
  • CHF 31.50 Adults, return Statt CHF 45.00
  • CHF 11.20 Concession*, one-way Statt CHF 16.00
  • CHF 15.75 Concession*, return Statt CHF 22.50
  • CHF 11.20 Concession*, one-way Statt CHF 16.00
  • CHF 15.75 Concession*, return Statt CHF 22.50
  • CHF 11.20 Concession*, one-way Statt CHF 16.00
  • CHF 15.75 Concession*, return Statt CHF 22.50
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How to get there

The ascent of Mt. Rinderberg (2,004 m) can be enjoyed in the comfort of a gondola lift from Zweisimmen. This is where your walk begins.

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