6 Alpine Passes Trail
6 Alpine Passes Trail
6 Alpine Passes Trail
6 Alpine Passes Trail
6 Alpine Passes Trail
6 Alpine Passes Trail

Hiking

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Alpine Passes Trail

Stage 17, Grächen–Gruben

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Alpine Passes Trail

A very steep hike or with the little cableway to the hamlet of Jungu, perched like an eagle’s nest above Switzerland’s deepest valley. Overwhelming views: Mischabel mountains with the Dom (4545 m) and Weisshorn. Medieval trade route to beautiful Turtmanntal.
A very steep hike or with the little cableway to the hamlet of Jungu, perched like an eagle’s nest above Switzerland’s deepest valley. Overwhelming views: Mischabel mountains with the Dom (4545 m) and Weisshorn. Medieval trade route to beautiful Turtmanntal.
22 km
2000 m | 1800 m
9 h 15 min
medium (mountain hiking trail) | difficult

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Grächen, Post
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Season

Season
Beware: snowfields possible into summer months on high-level sections.

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Hint
Rail/bus/boat: long section, please note cableway recommendation No. 264 St. Niklaus–Jungu and bus recommendation No. 265 Grächen–St. Niklaus.
Ascent Jungu
264
Ascent Jungu
Rail, bus, boat recommendation
St. Niklaus–Jungu
or
Jungu–St. Niklaus
Reason: metres in height saved approx. 900m.
Timetable: Website mountain transport
Ascent Grächen
265
Ascent Grächen
Rail, bus, boat recommendation
St. Niklaus VS, Bahnhof–Grächen, Post
or
Grächen, Post–St. Niklaus VS, Bahnhof
Reason: metres in height saved approx. 600m.
SBB Timetable

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Gruben VS
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Contact

Signpost management
Signposting is managed by the cantonal hiking trail organisation on behalf of the communities. Lend a hand by becoming a member in your canton.
Become a member
Valrando
Rue Pré-Fleuri 6
1951 Sion
info@valrando.ch
www.valrando.ch

Services

Accommodation

Hotel Stutz
Hotel Stutz
Grächen
Hotel Schwarzhorn
Hotel Schwarzhorn
Gruben
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Bookable offers

6 Alpine Passes Trail: Ulrichen - Zinal
6 Alpine Passes Trail: Ulrichen - Zinal
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Places

Grächen
Grächen
Gruben
Gruben
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Places of interest

The Ravensburger Games Trail
The Ravensburger Games Trail
Augstbordpass: Bathing in ice-cold water
Augstbordpass: Bathing in ice-cold water
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Signalization

Signalization
For hiking, follow the logo indicated on the yellow signposts. Take a printout of our web map on your hike for safety's sake.
Signalization