Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos in Valais, Switzerland

Grosser Aletschgletscher view Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainAlps, GlaciersDateMid Aug
Region/PlaceGoms, ValaisCountrySwitzerland  
Dist (kms)18Height gain (m)900Route findingEasy
RouteKühboden (2212), Eggishorn (2927), Märjela (2370), Bettmeralp (2006)
NotesSplendid views up along the massive snaking Grosser Aletschgletscher. Cable-cars available to shorten the ascent and descent.
Dreick (L), Jungfrau (ML), Jungfraujoch (M), Mönch (MR), Trugberg (MR'), Eiger (MR''), and Grosser Aletschgletscher from Eggishorn above Fiesch, Grosser Aletschgletscher view (T), Goms, Valais, Switzerland, 12-Aug-98, E168

Mönch (L) and Trugberg (ML) and Grosser Aletschgletscher from above Fiesch, Grosser Aletschgletscher view (T), Goms, Valais, Switzerland, 12-Aug-98, E170

  
Lötschentál Walk Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainAlpsDateMid Aug
Region/PlaceValaisCountrySwitzerland  
Dist (kms)12Height gain (m)380Route findingEasy
Routenr Gletscherstafel (1700), Guggistafel (1993), Langgletscher (2080), nr Gletscherstafel (1700)
NotesThe Lötschental is a tranquil valley with classic rural Swiss landscapes, eventually leading to the foot of a glacier.
Guggistafel in Lötschentál, nr Blatten, Lötschentál Walk (T), Valais, Switzerland, 16-Aug-98, E177

Breithorn (Top) and Jegital valley, Lötschentál, nr Blatten, Lötschentál Walk (T), Valais, Switzerland, 16-Aug-98, E178

Breithorn (L) and Jegigletscher, Lötschentál, nr Blatten, Lötschentál Walk (T), Valais, Switzerland, 16-Aug-98, E179

Flowers below Langgletscher, Upper Lötschentál, nr Blatten, Lötschentál Walk (T), Valais, Switzerland, 16-Aug-98, E181

Matterhorn View / Hohenweg Höhbalmen Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainAlpsDateMid Aug
Region/PlaceValaisCountrySwitzerland  
Dist (kms)19Height gain (m)1150Route findingEasy
RouteZermatt (1620), Trifthotel (2337), Höhbalmen, Arben (2741), Chalbermatten (2105), Zmutt (1936), Zermatt (1620)
NotesA good walk to get up into the mountains around Zermatt with excellent views to the distintive Matterhorn.
Upper Triftback valley, Trifthorn (L), Triftgletscher (M) from Hotel Trift (2337m), nr Zermatt, Hohenweg Höhbalmen Walk (T), Valais, Switzerland, 14-Aug-98, E171

Matterhorn and sheep from Arben, Hohenweg Höhbalmen Walk (T), Valais, Switzerland, 14-Aug-98, E174

  
Tour de Famelon Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1 (One way) / 13TerrainAlpsDateEarly Aug
Region/PlaceVaudCountrySwitzerland  
Dist (kms)16Height gain (m)800Route findingEasy
RouteLeysin - Berneuse - Pierre du Moëllé - Col des Mosses
NotesDramatic limestone peaks and green, grassy meadows, with views to the lowlands around Lake Geneva and to the higher mountains of the Alps.
Berneuse (2035) (Near L), Tour d'Aï (2330) (M) and Tour de Mayen (2326) (R) from W of Berneuse, Tour de Famelon (Leysin to Col des Mosses) Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Vaud, Switzerland, 4-Aug-03, AP350

Tour d'Aï (L) and Tour de Mayen (R) above Lac de Mayen, Tour de Famelon (Leysin to Col des Mosses) Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Vaud, Switzerland, 4-Aug-03, AP353

View towards Tour de Famelon from above Lac d'Aï, Tour de Famelon (Leysin to Col des Mosses) Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Vaud, Switzerland, 4-Aug-03, AP352

Tour de Famelon (2137) from karst basin above Pierre du Moëllé village, Tour de Famelon (Leysin to Col des Mosses) Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Vaud, Switzerland, 4-Aug-03, AP354

View to N from Pierre du Moëllé village, Tour de Famelon (Leysin to Col des Mosses) Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Vaud, Switzerland, 4-Aug-03, AP355

Col des Mosses village (R) and view to North, Tour de Famelon (Leysin to Col des Mosses) Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Vaud, Switzerland, 4-Aug-03, AP357