Hiking tour to Meretschi – peaceful and waiting to to be discovered

Oberems

Gemmipass: Aire de jeux

Gemmipass: Aire de jeux

Leukerbad: Bodmen

Leukerbad: Bodmen

Leukerbad › Nord-West: Leukerbad Therme

Leukerbad › Nord-West: Leukerbad Therme

Leukerbad: Rhonetal: Torrent Richtung Unterwallis

Leukerbad: Rhonetal: Torrent Richtung Unterwallis

Leukerbad: Burgerbad

Leukerbad: Burgerbad

Leukerbad › Nord-West: Torrent

Leukerbad › Nord-West: Torrent

Gemmipass: Richtung Alpensüdkamm - Leukerbad

Gemmipass: Richtung Alpensüdkamm - Leukerbad

Salgesch › Ost

Salgesch › Ost

Salgesch: Die Schweizer Rotweinmetropole

Salgesch: Die Schweizer Rotweinmetropole

Susten: Camping + Restaurant Bella-Tola

Susten: Camping + Restaurant Bella-Tola

Mollens: Crans-Montana - Randogne

Mollens: Crans-Montana - Randogne

Albinen: Rhonetal

Albinen: Rhonetal

Albinen

Albinen

Albinen: Dorf

Albinen: Dorf

Gampel: Oberems

Gampel: Oberems

Gampel: Eischoll

Gampel: Eischoll

Gampel: Stafel

Gampel: Stafel

Gampel: Jeizinen Feselalp

Gampel: Jeizinen Feselalp

Gampel: Sennerei

Gampel: Sennerei

Jeizinen: Dorf

Jeizinen: Dorf

Gampel: Bürchen

Gampel: Bürchen

Gampel: StobFesel

Gampel: StobFesel

Gampel: Unterems

Gampel: Unterems

Gampel: Kehr

Gampel: Kehr

Fäsilalpu: Untere Feselalp, Jeizinen

Fäsilalpu: Untere Feselalp, Jeizinen

Hiking along the language border: From Oberems via the Meretschialp with its idyllic mountain lakes to Chandolin.

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Technical information

Starting point:Oberems
Destination:Chandolin
Getting to the starting point:Train to Turtmann / Cablecar to Oberems
Getting to the destination:Bus from Chandolin
Technique:challenging
Physical fitness:difficult
Hiking time:6h50
Season:April till October

Description

Oberems - Lower Meretschi Alp – Upper Meretschi Alp - Pass de Parilet - Dam Wall Illsee-Ilhorn - Pass d'Illsee-Chandolin

The hiking tour begins at the Oberems Mountain Station (1336m). The trail ascends steeply and takes you through the larch forest high up to the Meretschi Alp (2330 m). Here you will find fantastic mountain lakes. Continue hiking over the Parilet Pass (2550m) and the dam wall of the Illsee (Ill Lake, 2360m). From the l'Illsee Pass (2544 m) the tour ascends to the Ill Horn (2716 m), which offers a magnificent view into the canyon of the Ill Gorge (Illgraben). The descent takes you over the l'Illsee Pass and via Alpine pastures down to Chandolin (1920 m).

Tour Overview

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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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