Starting point: Aerial cable-car station Kühboden.
Destination: Mountain station of the Riederalp cable-car.
Take the Eggishorn cable-car from Fiesch to Kühboden; return by aerial cable-car from Riederalp to Mörel, and from there by train to Fiesch.
Walking time: 3 h
Season: July through October
Altitude difference/Condition: 150 m ascent and descent / easy
Place to eat: Kühboden, Furri Hütte, Riederfurka, Riederalp
This Aletsch Glacier hike begins at the middle station of the Eggishorn cable-car, on the Kühboden. A wide trail with great views leads towards Bettmeralp. At all times, one can see the Mischabel range, with each mountain at least 4'000 meters high. At the Furri Hut, go right up the rather steep but short trail to the Aletsch Forest, passing by the Rote Kumma. And now for the highlight of the hike: follow the trail towards Altstafel Mauer to wind up in Riederfurka. From here, there is a wide trail leading down to Riederalp.
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.