Hiking & nature

Winter walk from Horneggli to Mt. Hornberg

Panoramic winter walking trail from the Horneggli mountain station to the Hornberg mountain station.

With the Horneggli chairlift or the Saanersloch cable car and the Hornberg chairlift, you can reach the signposted winter walking trail. The 45-minute walk leads you from Mt. Horneggli to Hornberg via a flat trail that is easy to tackle. The Horneggli, Hornberg and Hornfluh mountain inns provide three different opportunities for a break and a meal. Those seeking more adventure can combine the walk with a lightning-fast toboggan ride on the Hornberg or Horneggli toboggan runs.


The Horneggli chairlift takes winter hikers up to the marked trail between Hornberg and Horneggli, Schönried’s ‘local mountain’. The route starts out heading south-west and takes you around the Horeflue. The trail is largely level and therefore easy to complete. You can find a detailed route description on SwitzerlandMobility.

  • Starting point of the tour: Horneggli mountain station (1,770 metres above sea level) 
  • Finishing point of the tour: Hornberg mountain station (1,807 metres above sea level) 
  • Length: 2 km
  • Duration: 40 minutes

Depending on your destination – the trail can also be walked in reverse – you can combine your walk with a visit to the “Hornberg Run” and “Horneggli Run” toboggan runs. Toboggans can be hired at the Hornberg and Horneggli mountain stations.

Catering: Bergrestaurant Horneggli, Berghotel Hornberg and Berghotel Hornfluh 

Availability Today (Friday) open

The trail can be walked from 10 December 2022 to 2 April 2023.

Subject to change without prior notice


Round trip

  • CHF 53.00 Adults
  • CHF 33.00 Adults with Half-Fare/GA travelcard
  • CHF 33.00 Children (aged 6 to 15.99)
  • CHF 42.40 Adult groups
  • CHF 21.20 Adult groups with Half-Fare/GA travelcard

Ascent with the Horneggli or Saanersloch/Hornberg lifts and descent with the other respective lift.

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

How to get there

Enjoy a relaxed train ride to Schönried. From Schönried Railway Station, a walk of about 5 minutes brings you to the Horneggli valley station. Enjoy the cable-car ride up to the Horneggli mountain station (1,770 metres above sea level).

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