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    Hüttentrekking inmitten der Zermatter Bergwelt Photo: Alpin Center Zermatt, Zermatt Tourismus
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    Steinmandl markieren den Weg zur Bordierhütte Photo: Hartmut Wimmer, Outdooractive Editors

Mountain hikes in Valais


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For those who enjoy an active vacation, we have lots of suggestions in Valais. Use our Travel Guide as a source of inspiration for planning your next adventure and browse through descriptions and route details of the most beautiful mountain hikes.
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The 10 Most Beautiful mountain hikes in Valais

Mountain Hike · Switzerland
Hohtällig Ridge and Gorner Glacier
Premium content Difficulty easy
9.3 km
4:05 h
479 m
749 m
The most magnificent scenery of the Alps is combined with relatively little effort on this tour.
Mountain Hike · Valais
UNESCO-Höhenweg Bettmerhorn–Eggishorn
Premium content Difficulty moderate
3 km
3:00 h
399 m
182 m
Der UNESCO-Höhenweg von der Bergstation Bettmerhorn über den Bettmergrat bis zur Bergstation Eggishorn ist eine spektakuläre Schautour für trittsichere Berggänger.
Mountain Hike · Chablais Alps
Crossing the Luisin
Premium content Difficulty moderate
11.7 km
6:00 h
1,050 m
1,430 m
The Luisin is an excellent panoramic mountain in relation to the Mont Blanc massif. The alpine path from La Creusaz is a delight for all climbing enthusiasts.
Mountain Hike · Zermatt
Glacier trek to the Monte Rosa Hut (Nr. 21a)
recommended route Difficulty difficult
8 km
3:30 h
474 m
415 m
Glacier trekking to the Monte Rosa hut is a unique experience. Instead of a standard hiking trail, the route leads you over glaciers and moraines.
Mountain Hike · Bellinzona and Valleys
Premium content Difficulty moderate
11.5 km
4:30 h
950 m
950 m
The Nufenenstock offers the most beautiful view of the Gries glacier and its turquoise-blue lake. The path to the summit is not marked, but does not pose any great challenges for alpine hikers (T3).
Mountain Hike · Lötschental
Anen hut (Round trip)
recommended route Difficulty moderate Open
10.1 km
3:40 h
610 m
610 m
A wildly romantic hike in the uppermost part of the Lötschental (can also be walked as a 2-day tour).
Mountain Hike · Zermatt
Oberrothorn und Ritzengrat
Premium content Difficulty difficult
12 km
5:30 h
650 m
1,465 m
Das Oberrothorn ist ein dankbarer 3000er. Der Gipfel verwöhnt mit einem Top-Panorama und auch der Abstieg über den Ritzengrat ist eine grandiose Schautour.
Mountain Hike · Switzerland
Von der Pointe de la Plaine Morte zu Wildstrubelhütte und Col de Pochet
Premium content Difficulty moderate
10 km
4:30 h
350 m
1,000 m
Die Schmelzwasser des Plaine-Morte-Gletschers fliessen sowohl ins Berner Oberland wie auch ins Wallis. Auf der Wanderung am Gletscher entlang zur Wildstrubelhütte überschreitet man denn desöfteren die Kantonsgrenze.
Mountain Hike · Valais
Von Zermatt zur Hörnlihütte
Premium content Difficulty moderate
8.6 km
4:00 h
711 m
711 m
Das Matterhorn ist für Wanderer kein Thema. Die berühmte Hörnlihütte aber schon. Der herrliche Hüttenweg führt von Schwarzsee hinauf zum alpinen Refugium.
Mountain Hike · Switzerland
From Gasenried to Bordierhütte
Premium content Difficulty moderate Stage 1
8.2 km
4:20 h
1,260 m
11 m
First stage of the Nadelhorn ascent: scenic ascent from Gasenried to the Bordierhütte.
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Engstligenalp – Chindbettipass – Daubensee – Gemmipass by Margrit
August 04, 2022 · Community
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When did you do this route? July 30, 2022
Photo: Margrit Kalbermatten, Community
Torgon 3 mal 1900 by natalia
May 15, 2022 · Community
amazing route!! different types of terrain (including rock climbing). 360 view on the highest peak, France-Switzerland border
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When did you do this route? May 15, 2022
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