Glacier nature trail Morteratsch

Nature trail from Morteratsch station (1896m) to the glacier, through thousands of years of the earth's history into the ice ages, and back again into the present. Information about the current recession of the glaciers and the unusual life forms in their foreland. Views across the Pers and... more

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Gletsch: Rhone Glacier Apron

A Nature Trail leaves the Hotel Glacier du Rhone in Gletsch on the Furkapass. A mere half-hour's walk includes information on flora, fauna, the... more

Gletsch: Rhone Glacier Apron

Glacier nature trail Morteratsch

Nature trail from Morteratsch station (1896m) to the glacier, through thousands of years of the earth's history into the ice ages, and back again into the present. Information about the current recession of the glaciers and the unusual life forms in their foreland. Views across the Pers and Morteratsch glacier, of Piz Palü and Piz Bernina. 2.7 km to the glacier, 100m difference in elevation, 45 minutes.

The walk from the Morteratsch train station to the end of the Morteratsch Glacier is a brief one, yet it covers thousands of years of the earth’s history.

Gletsch: Rhone Glacier Apron

A Nature Trail leaves the Hotel Glacier du Rhone in Gletsch on the Furkapass. A mere half-hour's walk includes information on flora, fauna, the dynamics of the ice flow, and glaciology.

The name of the village, Gletsch, says it all: it is clearly a place near a glacier. And indeed, that was once the case.

Kandersteg - Oeschinensee

Far back in the Kandertal valley, located 1578 meters above sea level, you discover the Oeschinen Lake; the deep blue waters of which nestle between the steep cliffs of the Blüemlisalp and wooded lakefront.