Unique Aletsch Forest

Riederalp - Bettmeralp - Fiescheralp

Interaktive 360°-Webcam Männlichen

Interaktive 360°-Webcam Männlichen

Eigernordwand - Hotel Bel-Air Eden Grindelwald

Eigernordwand - Hotel Bel-Air Eden Grindelwald

Gasthof Panorama

Gasthof Panorama

Wetterhorn

Wetterhorn

Hotel Belvedere Grindelwald - panoramic view

Hotel Belvedere Grindelwald - panoramic view

Unterer Grindelwaldgletscher

Unterer Grindelwaldgletscher

Hotel Belvedere Grindelwald - Panoramic view 2

Hotel Belvedere Grindelwald - Panoramic view 2

Hotel Belvedere Grindelwald - Panoramic Eiger view

Hotel Belvedere Grindelwald - Panoramic Eiger view

Grindelwald, First - LIVE (2168 m.ü.M.)

Grindelwald, First - LIVE (2168 m.ü.M.)

Grindelwald Wetterhorn

Grindelwald Wetterhorn

Grindelwald First

Grindelwald First

Grindelwald - Grund Blick nach Norden (Reeti, Aellfluh)

Grindelwald - Grund Blick nach Norden (Reeti, Aellfluh)

Interaktive 360°-Webcam Grindelwald-First

Interaktive 360°-Webcam Grindelwald-First

Wurzenbord

Wurzenbord

Hockenhorngrat

Hockenhorngrat

Lötschental-Gandegg, Gletscherbar

Lötschental-Gandegg, Gletscherbar

Lötschental

Lötschental

Lauchernalp mit Blick zur Lötschenlücke

Lauchernalp mit Blick zur Lötschenlücke

Lauchernalp Piste

Lauchernalp Piste

Wiler - Bergstation Luftseilbahn Wiler-Lauchernalp

Wiler - Bergstation Luftseilbahn Wiler-Lauchernalp

Kandersteg Bergstation Sunnbüel

Kandersteg Bergstation Sunnbüel

Scout Center

Scout Center

Oeschinensee Bergstation

Oeschinensee Bergstation

Autoverlad Lötschberg, Kandersteg

Autoverlad Lötschberg, Kandersteg

Kandersteg Dorf

Kandersteg Dorf

Oeschinensee Hotel Restaurant

Oeschinensee Hotel Restaurant

Kandersteg, Hotel Bernerhof

Kandersteg, Hotel Bernerhof

Lauterbunnen

Lauterbunnen

Schilthorn

Schilthorn

Schiltorn

Schiltorn

Hotel Eiger Mürren

Hotel Eiger Mürren

Eiger Mönch Silberhorn vom Hotel Edelweiss*** in Mürren aus gesehen

Eiger Mönch Silberhorn vom Hotel Edelweiss*** in Mürren aus gesehen

Kleine Scheidegg - Nursery Slopes

Kleine Scheidegg - Nursery Slopes

Wengen village

Wengen village

Bahnhof kleine Scheidegg

Bahnhof kleine Scheidegg

Jungfraujoch - SWITCH Webcam

Jungfraujoch - SWITCH Webcam

Wengen.net

Wengen.net

Wengen - Lauberhorn

Wengen - Lauberhorn

Wengen village, train station

Wengen village, train station

Männlichen, Blick zur Jungfrau

Männlichen, Blick zur Jungfrau

Wengen, Hotel Bellevue

Wengen, Hotel Bellevue

Interaktive 360°-Webcam Kleine Scheidegg-Lauberhorn

Interaktive 360°-Webcam Kleine Scheidegg-Lauberhorn

Aletsch Arena - Fiesch - Eggishorn

Aletsch Arena - Fiesch - Eggishorn

Aletsch Arena - Fiescheralp

Aletsch Arena - Fiescheralp

Eggishorn

Eggishorn

Aletsch Arena - Fiescheralp Piste

Aletsch Arena - Fiescheralp Piste

Aletsch Arena - Talegga

Aletsch Arena - Talegga

Fiesch - Bergstation Eggishorn

Fiesch - Bergstation Eggishorn

Aletsch Arena - Fiescheralp II

Aletsch Arena - Fiescheralp II

Aletsch Arena - Fiescheralp Eggishorn Aletschgletscher

Aletsch Arena - Fiescheralp Eggishorn Aletschgletscher

Aletsch Arena - Fiescheralp Skigebiet

Aletsch Arena - Fiescheralp Skigebiet

Aletsch Arena - Fiesch Dorf

Aletsch Arena - Fiesch Dorf

Aletsch Arena - Fiesch Dorf II

Aletsch Arena - Fiesch Dorf II

Aletsch Arena - Talegga II

Aletsch Arena - Talegga II

Brig Saltinabrücke

Brig Saltinabrücke

Aletsch Arena - Riederalp Dorf

Aletsch Arena - Riederalp Dorf

Aletsch Arena - Wellness Resort Alpenrose

Aletsch Arena - Wellness Resort Alpenrose

Riederalp

Riederalp

Aletsch Arena - Berghotel Riederfurka

Aletsch Arena - Berghotel Riederfurka

Aletsch Arena - Riederfurka Dorf von SB Riederfurka Bergstation

Aletsch Arena - Riederfurka Dorf von SB Riederfurka Bergstation

Riederalp - Art Furrer Resort, Riederalp

Riederalp - Art Furrer Resort, Riederalp

Riederalp - Mountain Resort Riederfurka Nord

Riederalp - Mountain Resort Riederfurka Nord

Belalp - Blatten - Brig

Belalp - Blatten - Brig

Kiental-Ramslauenen

Kiental-Ramslauenen

Aletsch Arena - Imkerei Furrer

Aletsch Arena - Imkerei Furrer

Wellnesskurort Breiten (bei Riederalp) Aletsch Arena VS, Blick Richtung Brig + Glishorn

Wellnesskurort Breiten (bei Riederalp) Aletsch Arena VS, Blick Richtung Brig + Glishorn

Stechelberg

Stechelberg

Bern, Innertkirchen, Grimsel

Bern, Innertkirchen, Grimsel

Bern, Innertkirchen, Aareschlucht

Bern, Innertkirchen, Aareschlucht

Bern, Innertkirchen, Kreuzung

Bern, Innertkirchen, Kreuzung

Air Zermatt - Station Raron - Richtung Sion

Air Zermatt - Station Raron - Richtung Sion

Helikopter Basis in Raron

Helikopter Basis in Raron

Heliport

Heliport

Heliport 3

Heliport 3

Raron. Blick auf die Burgkirche. (Live Wetter)

Raron. Blick auf die Burgkirche. (Live Wetter)

Autoverlad BLS in Goppenstein

Autoverlad BLS in Goppenstein

Hotel Blattnerhof mit Belalpbahn und Altes Dorf von Blatten

Hotel Blattnerhof mit Belalpbahn und Altes Dorf von Blatten

Feriendorf Tschuggen

Feriendorf Tschuggen

Tschuggen

Tschuggen

Belalp Aletschbord auf den grossen Aletschgletscher

Belalp Aletschbord auf den grossen Aletschgletscher

Hotel Massa - Aussicht

Hotel Massa - Aussicht

The Aletsch Glacier is Central Europe's largest glacier. On its Southern flank there is a unique kind of nature reserve. This interesting hike connects Kühboden on beautiful hiking trails to the Aletsch Forest. The views onto the glacier and the surrounding mountains are overwhelming.

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Technical information

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

Description

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.

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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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