6 days hike |31 h | 87 km | 4830 Hm | 3582 Hm
Day 1: Bitsch – suspension bridge Massegga – Geimen – Blatten – Belalp (Aletschbord) - 5 h | 11.5 km | 1492 Hm | 59 Hm
Day 2: Belalp (Aletschbord) – suspension bridge Belalp – Riederalp – Riederfurka – Riederalp - 3.45 h | 9.5 km | 560 Hm | 792 Hm
Day 3: Riederalp – Riederfurka – Hohfluh – Moosfluh – Panoramaweg – Märjelensee – (Tunnel) – Fiescheralp -6 h | 17.5 km | 813 Hm | 504 Hm
Day 4: Fiescheralp – Unneres Tälli – Gletscherstube – Märjelenwang – Burghütte – suspension bridge Aspi-Titter – Ried – Bellwald - 5.30 h | 14 km | 505 Hm | 1081 Hm
Day 5: Bellwald – Fürgangen – suspension bridge Fürgangen-Mühlebach "Goms Bridge" – Mühlebach – Niederwald (Waldweg) – Reckingen - 5.15 h | 18 km | 508 Hm | 804 Hm
Day 6: Reckingen – (Waldweg) – Ulrichen – suspension bridge Bodmer-Brücke – Ladstafel - 5.30 h | 16.5 km | 952 Hm | 342 Hm
The Aletsch–Goms suspension bridges – hiking with a thrilling twist
These bridges must be crossed. 5 bridges, all with 1 goal: adventure at heady heights. A thrilling hike that gets the adrenaline pumping.
Use of the trails and the information on this website is at hikers’ own risk. Local conditions may entail changes to routes. Aletsch Arena AG accepts no liability for the accuracy and completeness of information on this website.
Crossing the bridges requires sure-footedness and a head for heights.
- Bring a map. Download full description of this route including large-scale map by clicking on «Print» icon, top right of this page.
- Use marked trails only, and observe all signposting – for your own safety, to safeguard grazing animals and to avoid disturbing wildlife.
- Close gates after passing through.
- Please be considerate to other trail users, and to the plants and animals.
- Do not leave any waste in nature.
Tips and hintsAletsch Arena AG
+41 27 928 58 58
Getting thereTake Kantonsstrasse 19 to the Bitsch exit.
ParkingPlease inform yourself on site about the parking possibilities.
Book recommendation by the author
Author’s map recommendations
Book recommendations for this region:
- good footwear
- clothing suitable for the weather: always carry a waterproof jacket
- hat or cap
- bottle for water
- binoculars (optional)
- hiking poles (optional)
- printout of this hike (click «Print» icon, to download)
Basic Equipment for Hiking
- Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
- Layered, moisture wicking clothing
- Hiking socks
- Rucksack (with rain cover)
- Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
- Hiking poles
- Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
- First aid kit
- Kit para bolhas
- Bivy / survival bag
- Survival blanket
- Pocket knife
- Cell phone
- Navigation equipment / map and compass
- Emergency contact details
- The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
- For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
- Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.