Site of the Leuk forest fire

Leuk

Leukerbad: Bodmen

Leukerbad: Bodmen

Gemmipass: Aire de jeux

Gemmipass: Aire de jeux

Leukerbad: Rhonetal: Torrent Richtung Unterwallis

Leukerbad: Rhonetal: Torrent Richtung Unterwallis

Leukerbad › Nord-West: Torrent

Leukerbad › Nord-West: Torrent

Leukerbad: Burgerbad

Leukerbad: Burgerbad

Gemmipass: Richtung Alpensüdkamm - Leukerbad

Gemmipass: Richtung Alpensüdkamm - Leukerbad

Salgesch: Die Schweizer Rotweinmetropole

Salgesch: Die Schweizer Rotweinmetropole

Salgesch › Ost

Salgesch › Ost

Susten: Camping + Restaurant Bella-Tola

Susten: Camping + Restaurant Bella-Tola

Mollens: Crans-Montana - Randogne

Mollens: Crans-Montana - Randogne

Albinen: Dorf

Albinen: Dorf

Albinen

Albinen

Albinen: Rhonetal

Albinen: Rhonetal

Gampel: Oberems

Gampel: Oberems

Gampel: Panorama zoom

Gampel: Panorama zoom

Gampel: Feselalp milieu gauche

Gampel: Feselalp milieu gauche

Gampel: Feselalp milieu droite

Gampel: Feselalp milieu droite

Gampel: Jeizinen Feselalp

Gampel: Jeizinen Feselalp

Gampel: Feselalp droite

Gampel: Feselalp droite

Fäsilalpu: Untere Feselalp, Jeizinen

Fäsilalpu: Untere Feselalp, Jeizinen

Gampel: Bürchen

Gampel: Bürchen

Gampel: Kehr

Gampel: Kehr

Gampel: Feselalp gauche

Gampel: Feselalp gauche

Gampel: Eischoll

Gampel: Eischoll

Gampel: Stafel

Gampel: Stafel

Jeizinen: Dorf

Jeizinen: Dorf

Gampel: Sennerei

Gampel: Sennerei

Gampel: StobFesel

Gampel: StobFesel

Gampel: Unterems

Gampel: Unterems

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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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