|Begin of tour:||Oberwald station|
|End of tour:||Ernen|
|Access starting point:||With the Matterhorn-Gotthard Railway from Brig|
|Access point of arrival:||Bus to Fiesch and the Matterhorn-Gotthard Railway to Brig|
|Physical fitness:||Medium difficulty|
|Total altitude meters:||Approx. 180 m|
|Hiking time:||6 hrs. 15 min|
|Season:||May to October|
|Gastronomy:||Restaurants in all villages|
|Various:||Ernen gallows, Mühlebach: Europe's oldest intact village centre, Schinerhüs (1465) and Chapel of the Holy Family in Mühlebach, baroque church in Reckingen, swim in the Geschinersee, playground in Münster, Weger Baschi Memorial in Geschinen|
Information at: www.matterhorn-gotthard-bahn.ch
Hiking, cycling, mountain biking; in winter,
Goms is a cross-country skiing region par excellence, the diversity of
sports is practically limitless. The walk from Oberwald to Ernen is
comparable to a long stroll. Low in difficulty, in turn giving you an
endless amount of time to simply enjoy the magnificent landscape, the
route passes picturesque villages and hamlets. The bubbling waters of
the Rhone continually point out the route.
Oberwald - Ulrichen - Reckingen - Niederwald - Ernen
From the southern side of Oberwald station, firstly walk over the Rotten bridge to the left river bank. In Ulrichen the route leads towards the Nufenenpass before it branches off to the right. At Münster, walk across the airfield to the playground, barbecue area and tennis court. The district of Überrotte is connected to the village of Reckingen by a wooden bridge. After passing the hamlet of Bodme, the trail changes across to the sunny side of the valley. At Niederwald station, the path branches off to the left over the Rotten. Remaining on the flat, the route leads past Mühlebach and the Mosshubel until Ernen is reached.
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.