40 ViaSprinz
40 ViaSprinz

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ViaSbrinz

Stage 5, Obergesteln–Ponte (I)

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ViaSbrinz

A demanding hike from Goms over the 2479-metre Griespass to Italy’s Val Formazza. A stage with varying Alpine landscapes, characterized by the history of the migrant Walser people and their relationship with their former homeland.
A demanding hike from Goms over the 2479-metre Griespass to Italy’s Val Formazza. A stage with varying Alpine landscapes, characterized by the history of the migrant Walser people and their relationship with their former homeland.
27 km
1450 m | 1500 m
9 h 00 min
medium (mountain hiking trail) | difficult

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Obergesteln
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Season

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

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Saving metres in altitude Ladstafel
There is a bus between Ulrichen, Bahnhof and Ladstafel that saves about 600 metres in altitude.

Hints

Hint
Beware: route leads through Italy, carry identification.

Contact

Signpost management
Signposting is managed by the cantonal hiking trail organisation on behalf of the communities.
Valrando
Rue Pré-Fleuri 6
1951 Sion
info@valrando.ch
www.valrando.ch

Services

Accommodation

Hotel Astoria
Hotel Astoria
Ulrichen
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Bookable offers

Sbrinz-Route: 3 Pässe - ein Erlebnis
Sbrinz-Route: 3 Pässe - ein Erlebnis
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Places

Obergesteln
Obergesteln
Ulrichen
Ulrichen
Riale-Ponte (I)
Riale-Ponte (I)
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Places of interest

Obergesteln–Griespass
Obergesteln–Griespass
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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