12 miles
Distance
1,722 ft
Climb
-6,547 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Use marked bike trails and routes only, and observe all signposting. Please close gates after passing through. | Please be considerate to walkers and to plants and animals. As a rule, walkers have priority. | All riding is at one’s own risk.

(Deutsche Übersetzung unten / Traduction Française ci-dessous)

The legendary downhill run from Gornergrat to Zermatt offers everything that mountain bikers could wish for, including fabulous views and a trail full of variety.

From Gornergrat, the route leads down via gravel paths and mountain lanes, along single-track trails and field ways, past alpine pastures, hamlets and mountain lakes. Each sparkling mountain pool has a character all of its own.

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Die legendäre Abfahrt vom Gornergrat nach Zermatt bietet, was das Biker-Herz begehrt. Grandiose Aussicht und einen abwechslungsreichen Trail.

Vom Gornergrat aus geht es hinunter, über Schotterpisten und Bergsträsschen, vorbei an Alpwiesen, an Weilern und Bergseen. Über Single Trails und breite Feldwege. Jeder Bergsee an der Strecke hat einen anderen Charakter.

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La légendaire descente du Gornergrat à Zermatt saura conquérir le cœur des véritables vététistes. Vue spectaculaire et piste variée.

La descente du Gornergrat emprunte une piste de gravillons ainsi que de petites routes de montagne et longe des pâturages, des hameaux ainsi que des lacs de montagne. Le tout sur pistes à voie unique ou larges chemins à travers champ. Chaque lac bordant le parcours offre ses propres particularités.

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  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Bike-Tour Panorama Bike mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -4,824 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,308 ft
  • Altitude start
    10,146 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,322 ft
  • Grade
    -7.492%
  • Grade max
    -72.449%
  • Grade min
    46.239%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,131 ft
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