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

Oberems

Leukerbad Bodmen

Leukerbad Bodmen

Burgerbad Leukerbad

Burgerbad Leukerbad

Gemmipass Richtung Alpensüdkamm - Leukerbad

Gemmipass Richtung Alpensüdkamm - Leukerbad

Leukerbad - Rhonetal

Leukerbad - Rhonetal

Leukerbad - Torrent

Leukerbad - Torrent

Leukerbad Burgerbad Therme - Switzerland

Leukerbad Burgerbad Therme - Switzerland

Salgesch

Salgesch

Die Schweizer Rotweinmetropole Salgesch

Die Schweizer Rotweinmetropole Salgesch

Camping + Restaurant Bella-Tola

Camping + Restaurant Bella-Tola

Crans-Montana - Randogne

Crans-Montana - Randogne

Dorf Albinen

Dorf Albinen

Rhonetal

Rhonetal

Albinen

Albinen

Feselalp gauche

Feselalp gauche

Bürchen

Bürchen

Unterems

Unterems

Oberems

Oberems

Panorama zoom

Panorama zoom

StobFesel

StobFesel

Sennerei

Sennerei

Stafel

Stafel

Feselalp milieu gauche

Feselalp milieu gauche

Untere Feselalp, Jeizinen

Untere Feselalp, Jeizinen

Feselalp milieu droite

Feselalp milieu droite

Eischoll

Eischoll

Kehr

Kehr

Feselalp droite

Feselalp droite

Gampel Jeizinen Feselalp

Gampel Jeizinen Feselalp

Jeizinen Dorf

Jeizinen Dorf

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).

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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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