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Hörnli 99

Zermatt - Breuil-Cervinia

Open face pitches with the Matterhorn above you.

Freeride Skiing Difficult

822 m
0 m
228 m
Low Point
2.4 km
High Point
2.6 km
Hörnli 99 Map

This is a popular freeride skiing route which is generally considered to be difficult. It's very remote, it features medium exposure (e2) and is typically done in an unknown time of year. From a low point of 2.4 km to the maximum altitude of 2.6 km, the route covers 822 m, 0 vertical metres of ascent and 228 vertical metres of descent. It's graded 2.2 and Labande grade 3.


Exiting the Hirli lift start down the black piste and turn immediately left and traverse as far as you like before dropping back down and enjoying the wide open faces. The face eventually hits the Stafelalp piste.



Serious gradient of 30-38 degrees where a real risk of slipping exists.

Medium Exposure (E2)

2 out of 4

As well as the slope itself, there are some obstacles (such as rock outcrops) which could aggravate injury.


3 out of 4

Little chance of being seen or helped in case of an accident.

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