Riffelhorn lies next to Rotenboden train station. It provides good rock climbing facilities. Ascent is only about 200m if started from the train station. It can be done like a picnic climb if using the train from Zermatt up to Rotenboden or Riffelberg.

Views to nearby Matterhorn are spectacular and also the Massif of Monte Rosa with its peaks is very visible.

At the north side is a mountain lake.

Elevation (feet): 9,603
Elevation (meters): 2,927
Continent: Europe
Country: Switzerland
Range/Region: Pennine Alps
Latitude: 45.9802
Longitude: 7.57737
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Geneva
Convenient Center: Zermatt

Thanks to Roy Lindman for adding this peak.

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