The Aletsch Glacier within your reach

Belalp - Blatten - Brig

Belalp - Blatten - Brig

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Four-thousand-meter peaks in a multipack! This could be the catchphrase describing the panoramic mountain world of the Belalp. The mountain giants of rock and ice extend from the Matterhorn to the Mischabel group, practically shaking hands.

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Technical information

Begin of tour:Base Station Belalp Cable Car
End of tour:Mountain Station Belalp Cable Car
Access starting point:Cable car from Blatten near Naters
Access point of arrival:Cable car to Blatten near Naters
Technical requirements:easy
Physical fitness:easy
Hiking time:1 h 10 min.
Length:4 km
Gastronomy:Restaurants on the Belalp and Bruchegg

Description

The unobstructed views of the Aletsch Glacier are no less impressive. In the distance below you can see the spectacular suspension bridge of the Massa Gorge. Towards the south, the Glishorn casts its shadow over the Valaisian valley basin. The winter walking tour starts at the mountain station of the Belalp Cable Car and leads on almost level ground to Hotel Belalp, where a sun-drenched terrace welcomes the hiker with refreshing drinks and local specialties. Right next to it, a chapel invites the visitor to a moment of reflection in the midst of the breathtaking mountain paradise. The return walk to the starting point is accomplished on the same path.

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The careful planning of a tour will ensure that you also derive the maximum pleasure and enjoyment from it. Please take the time to contact the local information centre and enquire about route and weather conditions before setting off. Your intended trail may be fully or partially closed, depending on the time of year and weather conditions.

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