Bears' Trail

Unterems / Oberems

Hike along this romantic trail in the footsteps of the Valais hunters of old for here they tracked the last Valais bear.

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The Bears' Trail offers visitors magnificent vistas and an opposing mountain chain containing the Bietschhorn (UNESCO World Nature Heritage Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn) and the Lötschental valley. You’ll have the opportunity to find out everything about ‘Meister Petz’ which once threatened the area.

Starting points for this hike are either Unterems or Oberems. The Bears' Trail offers hikers glorious views, enchanting forest paths and fascinating information about the bear. Entertaining for children also. You don't have to carry your backpack as there are restaurants at both start and finish.

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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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