Gspon

Brig

Brig Saltinabrücke

Brig Saltinabrücke

Schlosshotel Art Furrer

Schlosshotel Art Furrer

Gspon, a mountain village, is located at an almost inhospitable location high above the Vispa River Valley. To this day, no road leads up to Gspon, which makes it a particularly idyllic village. When you glance down into the deep canyon, you can see the roaring confluence of the rivers Saas and Mattervispa. The steep Saas Valley extends towards the south.

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Technical information

Begin of tour: Gspon
End of tour: Brig
Technical requirements: extreme
Physical fitness: medium difficulty
Distance: 23.8 km
Total altitude meters: 416 m
Biking time: 02:00 - 03:30 (hours, minutes)
Elevation start of tour: 1890 m
Elevation end of tour: 678 m
Culmination point: 2201 m
Season: Juni - Oktober
Gastronomy: Gspon, Glis, Brig
Overnight: Brig
Access starting point: Züge von Visp nach Stalden. Von dort mit der Seilbahn nach Gspon.
Access point of arrival: Züge nach Basel, Bern, Genf, Lausanne und Chur
Literature: www.bike-explorer.ch

Description

The bike tour over the Gebidum Pass down to the Nanz Valley and further on to Brig leaves nothing to be desired. Magnificent panoramas, challenging and rewarding trails, a long downhill ride and breathtaking scenery define this tour.

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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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