6 Alpine Passes Trail
6 Alpine Passes Trail
6 Alpine Passes Trail
6 Alpine Passes Trail
6 Alpine Passes Trail
6 Alpine Passes Trail
6 Alpenpässe-Weg
6 Alpenpässe-Weg

Hiking

Alpine Passes Trail

Alpine Passes Trail

St. Moritz, Corviglia–St-Gingolph

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Alpine Passes Trail

Alpine Passes Trail

The Alpine Passes Trail strings together many of the most beautiful passes in the Graubunden and Valais Alps in 43 stages. One highlight follows another from the Greina Plateau to the passes and lake landscape at the foot of the Dents du Midi.
Hiking over passes is a special discipline with its own devotees. It’s not mountaineers seeking spectacular summit views or the satisfaction of conquering the mountain but hikers driven by curiosity who wend their way up the «Furggeln» or «Bocchette» passes. Because every pass holds the secret of the unknown on the other side. What’s on the map is not enough; the aim is to discover a new world with each valley – and to leave the old one behind.

The Alpine Passes Trail strings together many of the most beautiful and impressive passes in the Graubunden and Valais Alps on one continuous route. The result is a challenging but fascinating Alpine hiking tour with 43 stages. One highlight follows another, from the Greina Plateau to the passes and lake landscape at the foot of the Dents du Midi. Clearly it’s not likely that all stages will be covered at one time – but it can be hiked in sections. One major advantage of hiking the passes is the opportunity to leave or join the route in any valley between two passes. And once you’ve trodden the entire route – you can claim that you’ve looked deep into the soul of the Graubunden and Valais mountain world.
The Alpine Passes Trail strings together many of the most beautiful passes in the Graubunden and Valais Alps in 43 stages. One highlight follows another from the Greina Plateau to the passes and lake landscape at the foot of the Dents du Midi.
Hiking over passes is a special discipline with its own devotees. It’s not mountaineers seeking spectacular summit views or the satisfaction of conquering the mountain but hikers driven by curiosity who wend their way up the «Furggeln» or «Bocchette» passes. Because every pass holds the secret of the unknown on the other side. What’s on the map is not enough; the aim is to discover a new world with each valley – and to leave the old one behind.

The Alpine Passes Trail strings together many of the most beautiful and impressive passes in the Graubunden and Valais Alps on one continuous route. The result is a challenging but fascinating Alpine hiking tour with 43 stages. One highlight follows another, from the Greina Plateau to the passes and lake landscape at the foot of the Dents du Midi. Clearly it’s not likely that all stages will be covered at one time – but it can be hiked in sections. One major advantage of hiking the passes is the opportunity to leave or join the route in any valley between two passes. And once you’ve trodden the entire route – you can claim that you’ve looked deep into the soul of the Graubunden and Valais mountain world.
695 km | 43 Stages
47100 m | 49200 m
medium (mountain hiking trail) | difficult

Stages

6.1 St. Moritz, Corviglia–Fcla. Schlattain–Fcla. Suvretta–Jenatschhütte SAC

6.2 Jenatschhütte SAC–Fcla. d'Agnel–Fcla. digl Leget–Sur GR, Alp Flix

6.3 Sur GR, Alp Flix–Furschela da Colm–Alp Viglia–Savognin

6.4 Savognin–Radons–Pass da Schmorras–Ausserferrera

6.5 Ausserferrera–Alp Nursera–Rosschopf–Splügen

6.6 Splügen–Safier Berg–Thalkirch–Camana–Safien Platz, Nühus

6.7 Safien Platz, Nühus–Güner Lückli–Duvin–Peiden Bad–Vella

6.8 Vella–Stei–Piz Sezner–Vrin

6.9 Vrin–Cap. Scaletta

6.10 Cap. Scaletta–Cap. Bovarina

6.11 Cap. Bovarina–Cap. Cadagno

6.12 Cap. Cadagno–Airolo

6.13 Airolo–Cap. Corno-Gries

6.14 Cap. Corno-Gries–Rif. Margaroli

6.15 Rif. Margaroli–Binn

6.16 Binn–Rosswald

6.17 Rosswald–Simplon Hospiz

6.18 Simplon Hospiz–Gspon

6.19 Gspon–Saas Fee

6.20 Saas Fee–Grächen

6.21 Grächen–Gruben

6.22 Gruben–Hotel Weisshorn

6.23 Hotel Weisshorn–Grimentz

6.24 Grimentz–Cab. des Becs de Bosson

6.25 Cab. des Becs de Bosson–Evolène

6.26 Evolène–Arolla

6.27 Arolla–Cab. des Dix

6.28 Cab. des Dix–Cab. de Prafleuri

6.29 Cab. de Prafleuri–Cab. de Louvie

6.30 Cab. de Louvie–Mauvoisin

6.31 Mauvoisin–Cab. de Brunet

6.32 Cab. de Brunet–Bourg-St-Pierre

6.33 Bourg-St-Pierre–Col du Gd St-Bernard

6.34 Col du Gd St-Bernard–La Fouly

6.35 La Fouly–Champex-Lac

6.36 Champex–Trient

6.37 Trient–Lac d’Emosson

6.38 Lac d’Emosson–Cab. de Salanfe

6.39 Cab. de Salanfe–Barme

6.40 Barme–Morgins

6.41 Morgins–Torgon

6.42 Torgon–Taney

6.43 Taney–St-Gingolph

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Corviglia (Bergstation)
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Arrival / return travel St-Gingolph (Suisse)
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Services

Accommodation

Hotel Schweizerhof
Hotel Schweizerhof
St. Moritz
Chamanna Jenatsch CAS
Chamanna Jenatsch CAS
Bever
Herberge zum Tobel
Herberge zum Tobel
Sufers
Hotel Piz Tambo
Hotel Piz Tambo
Splügen
Gästehaus Wanna
Gästehaus Wanna
Thalkirch
Hotel Gravas, Lumnezia
Hotel Gravas, Lumnezia
Vella/Lumnezia
Hotel Péz Regina
Hotel Péz Regina
Lumbrein
Terrihütte SAC
Terrihütte SAC
Sumvitg
Capanna Scaletta
Capanna Scaletta
Blenio
Capanna Bovarina
Capanna Bovarina
Olivone
Capanna Cadagno
Capanna Cadagno
Quinto
Rifugio Lago Ritom – Berghaus
Rifugio Lago Ritom – Berghaus
Piora (Ritom)
Capanna Föisc
Capanna Föisc
Quinto
Motel Gottardo Sud
Motel Gottardo Sud
Piotta
B&B Gottardo
B&B Gottardo
Airolo
B&B Motta
B&B Motta
Airolo
Hotel Forni
Hotel Forni
Airolo
Capanna Piansecco CAS
Capanna Piansecco CAS
All'Acqua
Capanna Corno-Gries CAS
Capanna Corno-Gries CAS
Bedretto
Binntalhütte SAC
Binntalhütte SAC
Binn
Gasthaus Heiligkreuz
Gasthaus Heiligkreuz
Binn
wellnessHostel4000
wellnessHostel4000
Saas-Fee
Hotel Stutz
Hotel Stutz
Grächen
Hotel Schwarzhorn
Hotel Schwarzhorn
Gruben
Immobilia Grimentz
Immobilia Grimentz
Grimentz
Cabane des Dix CAS
Cabane des Dix CAS
Pralong
Gîte-Hôtel de la Fouly
Gîte-Hôtel de la Fouly
La Fouly VS
Auberge de Salanfe
Auberge de Salanfe
Salvan
Cabane de Susanfe CAS
Cabane de Susanfe CAS
Salvan
Cantine des Dents Blanches
Cantine des Dents Blanches
Champéry
Hôtel Restaurant le Relais Panoramique
Hôtel Restaurant le Relais Panoramique
Les Crosets
La Petite Auberge Baabuk
La Petite Auberge Baabuk
Vouvry
Refuge du Grammont
Refuge du Grammont
Miex
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Bookable offers

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6 Alpine Passes Trail: Binn - Zinal
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Haute Route of Europe
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6 Alpine Passes Trail Bourg St. Pierre - Martigny
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6 Alpine Passes Trail: Olivone - Rodi
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Places

St. Moritz
St. Moritz
Alp Flix
Alp Flix
Savognin
Savognin
Splügen
Splügen
Safien-Platz
Safien-Platz
Lumbrein
Lumbrein
Vrin
Vrin
Acquacalda
Acquacalda
Airolo
Airolo
Binn
Binn
Rosswald
Rosswald
Gspon
Gspon
Saas-Fee/Saastal
Saas-Fee/Saastal
Grächen
Grächen
Gruben
Gruben
Grimentz / St-Jean
Grimentz / St-Jean
La Sage
La Sage
Arolla
Arolla
Mauvoisin
Mauvoisin
Bourg-St-Pierre
Bourg-St-Pierre
Col du Grand St-Bernard
Col du Grand St-Bernard
La Fouly VS
La Fouly VS
Orsières
Orsières
Champex
Champex
Trient
Trient
Lac d'Emosson
Lac d'Emosson
Barme
Barme
Morgins
Morgins
Taney
Taney
St-Gingolph
St-Gingolph
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Places of interest

Segantini Museum
Segantini Museum
Corviglia Flowtrail Freeride 696
Corviglia Flowtrail Freeride 696
Riom Castle
Riom Castle
Parc Ela
Parc Ela
Lake Lai Barnagn
Lake Lai Barnagn
On the «Polenweg» over the Tomülpass
On the «Polenweg» over the Tomülpass
The Greina Plateau
The Greina Plateau
The Lukmanier Pass
The Lukmanier Pass
Natural trail Lago Ritom
Natural trail Lago Ritom
Ritom funicular
Ritom funicular
Airolo, Ressiga–Madrano
Airolo, Ressiga–Madrano
Cheese factory Gottardo
Cheese factory Gottardo
Twingi gorge (Ausserbinn–Binn)
Twingi gorge (Ausserbinn–Binn)
Simplon-Hospice
Simplon-Hospice
Wichulti–Saas Fee
Wichulti–Saas Fee
The Alpine Gorge
The Alpine Gorge
Toboggan/bobsleigh run Feeblitz
Toboggan/bobsleigh run Feeblitz
Adventure forest Saas-Fee
Adventure forest Saas-Fee
The Ravensburger Games Trail
The Ravensburger Games Trail
Augstbordpass: Bathing in ice-cold water
Augstbordpass: Bathing in ice-cold water
Pumptrack Griementz
Pumptrack Griementz
Grande Dixence dam
Grande Dixence dam
Botanical alpine garden Flore-Alpe
Botanical alpine garden Flore-Alpe
The Gorges of Durnand
The Gorges of Durnand
Accrobranche du Dahu
Accrobranche du Dahu
Bikepark Champéry-Morgins
Bikepark Champéry-Morgins
Pumptrack Morgins
Pumptrack Morgins
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Swimming

Lake Davos Munts
Lake Davos Munts
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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