Unique Aletsch Forest

Riederalp - Bettmeralp - Fiescheralp

Grindelwald First

Grindelwald First

Hotel Belvedere Grindelwald - panoramic view

Hotel Belvedere Grindelwald - panoramic view

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

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

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-Grund - Bussalp

Grindelwald-Grund - Bussalp

Unterer Grindelwaldgletscher

Unterer Grindelwaldgletscher

Interaktive 360°-Webcam Männlichen

Interaktive 360°-Webcam Männlichen

Wetterhorn

Wetterhorn

Grindelwald Wetterhorn

Grindelwald Wetterhorn

Interaktive 360°-Webcam Grindelwald-First

Interaktive 360°-Webcam Grindelwald-First

The North Face of Eiger, Grindelwald

The North Face of Eiger, Grindelwald

Grindelwald - Grund Blick nach Norden (Reeti, Aellfluh)

Grindelwald - Grund Blick nach Norden (Reeti, Aellfluh)

Eigernordwand - Hotel Bel-Air Eden Grindelwald

Eigernordwand - Hotel Bel-Air Eden Grindelwald

Gasthof Panorama

Gasthof Panorama

Hotel Kirchbühl 360 HD

Hotel Kirchbühl 360 HD

Wurzenbord

Wurzenbord

Lauchernalp Piste

Lauchernalp Piste

Wiler

Wiler

Lötschental-Gandegg, Gletscherbar

Lötschental-Gandegg, Gletscherbar

Hockenhorngrat

Hockenhorngrat

Lauchernalp mit Blick zur Lötschenlücke

Lauchernalp mit Blick zur Lötschenlücke

Lötschental

Lötschental

Wiler - Bergstation Luftseilbahn Wiler-Lauchernalp

Wiler - Bergstation Luftseilbahn Wiler-Lauchernalp

Oeschinensee Bergstation

Oeschinensee Bergstation

Oeschinensee Hotel Restaurant

Oeschinensee Hotel Restaurant

Scout Center

Scout Center

Kandersteg Bergstation Sunnbüel

Kandersteg Bergstation Sunnbüel

Kandersteg Dorf

Kandersteg Dorf

Autoverlad Lötschberg, Kandersteg

Autoverlad Lötschberg, Kandersteg

Kandersteg, Hotel Bernerhof

Kandersteg, Hotel Bernerhof

Schilthorn

Schilthorn

Lauterbunnen

Lauterbunnen

Hôtel Eiger D

Hôtel Eiger D

Schiltorn

Schiltorn

Hôtel Eiger C

Hôtel Eiger C

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

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

Hotel Eiger Mürren

Hotel Eiger Mürren

Piz Gloria

Piz Gloria

Hôtel Eiger B

Hôtel Eiger B

Wengen village

Wengen village

Interaktive 360°-Webcam Kleine Scheidegg-Lauberhorn

Interaktive 360°-Webcam Kleine Scheidegg-Lauberhorn

Kleine Scheidegg - Nursery Slopes

Kleine Scheidegg - Nursery Slopes

Wengen.net

Wengen.net

Wengen - Lauberhorn

Wengen - Lauberhorn

Bahnhof kleine Scheidegg

Bahnhof kleine Scheidegg

Männlichen, Blick zur Jungfrau

Männlichen, Blick zur Jungfrau

Wengen, Hotel Bellevue

Wengen, Hotel Bellevue

Wengen village, train station

Wengen village, train station

Jungfraujoch - SWITCH Webcam

Jungfraujoch - SWITCH Webcam

Aletsch Arena - Talegga II

Aletsch Arena - Talegga II

Fiesch - Bergstation Eggishorn

Fiesch - Bergstation Eggishorn

Aletsch Arena - Fiescheralp Piste

Aletsch Arena - Fiescheralp Piste

Aletsch Arena - Fiescheralp

Aletsch Arena - Fiescheralp

Aletsch Arena - Talegga

Aletsch Arena - Talegga

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 - Eggishorn

Aletsch Arena - Fiesch - Eggishorn

Aletsch Arena - Fiesch Dorf II

Aletsch Arena - Fiesch Dorf II

Brig Saltinabrücke

Brig Saltinabrücke

Schlosshotel Art Furrer

Schlosshotel Art Furrer

Aletsch Arena - Riederfurka Dorf von SB Riederfurka Bergstation

Aletsch Arena - Riederfurka Dorf von SB Riederfurka Bergstation

Riederalp

Riederalp

Aletsch Arena - Riederalp Aletschgletscher

Aletsch Arena - Riederalp Aletschgletscher

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

Kiental Live

Kiental Live

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

Helikopter Basis in Raron

Helikopter Basis in Raron

Heliport 3

Heliport 3

Heliport

Heliport

Raron. Blick auf die Burgkirche. (Live Wetter)

Raron. Blick auf die Burgkirche. (Live Wetter)

Air Zermatt - Station Raron - Richtung Sion

Air Zermatt - Station Raron - Richtung Sion

Thermalbad Brigerbad

Thermalbad Brigerbad

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

Tschuggen

Tschuggen

Belalp Aletschbord auf den grossen Aletschgletscher

Belalp Aletschbord auf den grossen Aletschgletscher

Feriendorf Tschuggen

Feriendorf Tschuggen

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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