Site of the Leuk forest fire

Leuk

Leukerbad - Rhonetal

Leukerbad - Rhonetal

Burgerbad Leukerbad

Burgerbad Leukerbad

Gemmipass Richtung Alpensüdkamm - Leukerbad

Gemmipass Richtung Alpensüdkamm - Leukerbad

Leukerbad Burgerbad Therme - Switzerland

Leukerbad Burgerbad Therme - Switzerland

Leukerbad - Torrent

Leukerbad - Torrent

Leukerbad Bodmen

Leukerbad Bodmen

Salgesch

Salgesch

Die Schweizer Rotweinmetropole Salgesch

Die Schweizer Rotweinmetropole Salgesch

Camping + Restaurant Bella-Tola

Camping + Restaurant Bella-Tola

Crans-Montana - Randogne

Crans-Montana - Randogne

Rhonetal

Rhonetal

Dorf Albinen

Dorf Albinen

Albinen

Albinen

Unterems

Unterems

Kehr

Kehr

Oberems

Oberems

Panorama zoom

Panorama zoom

Sennerei

Sennerei

Feselalp droite

Feselalp droite

Bürchen

Bürchen

Stafel

Stafel

StobFesel

StobFesel

Jeizinen Dorf

Jeizinen Dorf

Feselalp milieu droite

Feselalp milieu droite

Untere Feselalp, Jeizinen

Untere Feselalp, Jeizinen

Gampel Jeizinen Feselalp

Gampel Jeizinen Feselalp

Feselalp milieu gauche

Feselalp milieu gauche

Eischoll

Eischoll

Feselalp gauche

Feselalp gauche

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In August 2003, 300 hectares of woodland above Leuk were ablaze in one of Switzerland's biggest ever recorded forest fires. The fire spread from an altitude of 800 m right up to the tree-line at 2100 m, including parts of the forest that protected the town of Leuk and the road to Leukerbad. Now, footpaths take you right through this fascinating area, where you can see natural tree sculptures alongside the new growth of young trees, grasses and bushes.

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