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 21, Grächen–Gruben

Route report
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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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Saving metres in altitude Jungu
There is an aerial cableway between St. Niklaus and Jungen that saves about 900 metres in altitude.
Saving metres in altitude Grächen
There is a bus between St. Niklaus VS, Bahnhof and Grächen, Post that saves about 500 metres in altitude.

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.
Valrando
Rue Pré-Fleuri 6
1951 Sion
admin@valrando.ch
www.valrando.ch

Services

Accommodation

Hotel Stutz
Hotel Stutz
Grächen
Aktiv Hotel & Spa Hannigalp
Aktiv Hotel & Spa Hannigalp
Grächen
Hotel Schwarzhorn
Hotel Schwarzhorn
Gruben
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Bookable offers

6 Alpine Passes Trail: Binn - Zinal
6 Alpine Passes Trail: Binn - 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