Exploring the Aletsch Glacier by Mountain Bike


A technically easy tour to the Aletsch Glacier's most beautiful vantage point - in the heart of the UNESCO Jungfrau - Aletsch - Bietschhorn World Natural Heritage Site. The tour can be shortened by using aerial cable cars.

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Technical information

Begin of tour: Fiesch (or Fiescheralp)
End of tour: Fiesch
Technical requirements: Easy
Physical fitness: Medium to difficult
Distance: 40 km
Total altitude meters: 1380 m
Biking time: 04:00 - 05:00 (hours, minutes)
Elevation start of tour: 1050 m
Elevation end of tour: 1050 m
Culmination point: Märjelen Lake
Season: June - October
Gastronomy: Gletscherstube Märjela, a glacier restaurant
Overnight: Sporthotel Derby, Fiesch
Access starting point: Public Transportation / Car
Literature: www.goms.ch

Tour Overview

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Fiesch - Lax - Martisberg - Fiescheralp - Märjelensee - Platta - Märjelensee - Fiescheralp - Bettmeralp - Riederalp - Greich - Goppisberg - Betten - Martisberg - Lax - Fiesch

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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