Turtmann Valley: Small Side Valley in the Valais

Oberems

Leukerbad Bodmen

Leukerbad Bodmen

Burgerbad Leukerbad

Burgerbad Leukerbad

Gemmipass Richtung Alpensüdkamm - Leukerbad

Gemmipass Richtung Alpensüdkamm - Leukerbad

Leukerbad - Rhonetal

Leukerbad - Rhonetal

Leukerbad - Torrent

Leukerbad - Torrent

Leukerbad Burgerbad Therme - Switzerland

Leukerbad Burgerbad Therme - Switzerland

Salgesch

Salgesch

Die Schweizer Rotweinmetropole Salgesch

Die Schweizer Rotweinmetropole Salgesch

Camping + Restaurant Bella-Tola

Camping + Restaurant Bella-Tola

Crans-Montana - Randogne

Crans-Montana - Randogne

Dorf Albinen

Dorf Albinen

Rhonetal

Rhonetal

Albinen

Albinen

StobFesel

StobFesel

Feselalp gauche

Feselalp gauche

Stafel

Stafel

Bürchen

Bürchen

Eischoll

Eischoll

Sennerei

Sennerei

Feselalp milieu gauche

Feselalp milieu gauche

Feselalp milieu droite

Feselalp milieu droite

Kehr

Kehr

Jeizinen Dorf

Jeizinen Dorf

Gampel Jeizinen Feselalp

Gampel Jeizinen Feselalp

Untere Feselalp, Jeizinen

Untere Feselalp, Jeizinen

Unterems

Unterems

Feselalp droite

Feselalp droite

Oberems

Oberems

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The valley between the Turtmann Glacier in the south and the Rhone in the north is as rewarding for hikers as it is for lovers of blood-curdling legends, cultural history and natural diversity. It is the westernmost German-speaking southern Valaisian valley and, from its start at 3,000m next to the glacier down to the valley floor at 678m, reflects the world of the Upper Valais with all of its characteristics.

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Description

Circular hike: Oberems - Griebjini Unnerstafil - Griebjini Oberstafil - Vorsass - Zer Pletschu (Borterbach) - crossroads point 2,099m - Turtmann Valley main road - valley trail towards Oberems

start of the circular hike at the Oberems mountain station (1,336m). Above the village you follow the mountain trail and after a stiff climb reach the Alp Griebjini Unnerstafil (1,803m) and the highest point Griebjini Oberstafel (2,205m). Continue above the edge of the forest to Zer Pletschu (2,186m). Slow climb through rocky areas and on the forest road towards Rotigu Unnerstafil (1,791m). A bit further down you'll cross the Turtmann Valley main road and follow the valley trail towards Oberems (1,336m).

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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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