49 Vier-Quellen-Weg
49 Vier-Quellen-Weg

Hiking

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Vier-Quellen-Weg

Stage 5, Obergesteln–Furkapass, Belvédère

Route report
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Vier-Quellen-Weg

From Obergesteln the trail leads via Oberwald, Gletsch and Muttbach up to the Furkapass with stunning views of the Valais‘ 4000-metre mountains. The route then leads down via Alp Galen to a scenic vantage point above the Rhonegletscher (glacier), source of the Rhone.
From Obergesteln the trail leads via Oberwald, Gletsch and Muttbach up to the Furkapass with stunning views of the Valais‘ 4000-metre mountains. The route then leads down via Alp Galen to a scenic vantage point above the Rhonegletscher (glacier), source of the Rhone.
17 km
1300 m | 400 m
6 h 00 min
medium (mountain hiking trail) | difficult

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Obergesteln
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Season

Season
Please note: Snow fields are possible on the upper sections right through to the summer months.

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Belvedere Furka
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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.
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Valrando
Rue Pré-Fleuri 6
1951 Sion
info@valrando.ch
www.valrando.ch

Services

Accommodation

Hotel Nufenen
Hotel Nufenen
Ulrichen
Hotel Astoria
Hotel Astoria
Ulrichen
Hotel Furka
Hotel Furka
Oberwald
Sport u.- Holiday-Camp
Sport u.- Holiday-Camp
Oberwald
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Bookable offers

49 Four Headwaters Trail
49 Four Headwaters Trail
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Places

Ulrichen
Ulrichen
Furkapass
Furkapass
Obergesteln
Obergesteln
Oberwald
Oberwald
Grimselpass
Grimselpass
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Places of interest

Furka Cogwheel Steam Railway
Furka Cogwheel Steam Railway
Rhone Glacier and Ice Grotto
Rhone Glacier and Ice Grotto
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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