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Circular hike via Aspi-Titter suspension bridge and Goms-Bridge

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  • Aspi-Titter Hängebrücke
    / Aspi-Titter Hängebrücke
    Photo: Aletsch Arena AG
  • Aspi-Titter Hängebrücke, Schranni
    / Aspi-Titter Hängebrücke, Schranni
    Photo: Aletsch Arena AG
  • Aspi-Titter Hängebrücke, Aussicht ins Fieschertal
    / Aspi-Titter Hängebrücke, Aussicht ins Fieschertal
    Photo: Aletsch Arena AG
  • Goms-Bridge
    / Goms-Bridge
    Photo: Monika König, Aletsch Arena AG
  • Goms-Bridge
    / Goms-Bridge
    Photo: Monika König, Aletsch Arena AG
  • Hängebrücke Aspi-Titter
    / Hängebrücke Aspi-Titter
    Video: Aletsch Arena
1200 1500 1800 2100 m km 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 Titterhütte Bellwald Bahnhof Fürgangen Goms Bridge Haus Mühlebach Dorfplatz Ernen

Two spectacular suspension bridges, typical Valais villages and impressive natural landscapes. Sure-footed hikers with a head for heights can look forward to a real adventure!
open
moderate
18 km
6:10 h
978 m
975 m
The trail starts above Fiesch and leads you along the valley of Fieschertal to “Titter”. There the Aspi-Titter suspension bridge spans the 120m-deep white-water gorge. The view from the 160m-long suspension bridge into the depths below is stunning. Tip: Enjoy a break in the “Titterhütte” hut before crossing the bridge. The short but steep climb awaiting you on the other side is easier if you’re feeling refreshed. Sure-footedness and a head for heights are a must on this section, which takes you up to the highest point of the hike! From there you walk to Bellwald and continue down via Fürgangen to the second suspension bridge of the tour: the 280m-long Goms Bridge crosses the wild young Rhone, which rushes by 92m below. On the other side of the valley, the restaurants in Mühlebach offer you the chance to fortify yourself for the final stage of the six-hour circular hike through Ernen and back to Fiesch.

Author’s recommendation

After crossing the Aspi-Titter bridge, turn left towards “Schranni” for some fabulous views of the Fiesch Glacier!
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Aletsch Arena AG
Updated: September 19, 2019

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1828 m
Lowest point
1007 m
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Rest Stop

Titterhütte
Haus Mühlebach
Café Amy's Schafstube
Café Bed&Breakfast Hängebrigga

Safety information

Summer sports report

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 Aspi-Titter Bridge and the Goms Bridge requires sure-footedness and a head for heights. 
  • Always pay attention to warning and information signs en route.
  • 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.

Equipment

We recommend: 
  • good footwear
  • clothing suitable for the weather: always carry a waterproof jacket
  • hat or cap
  • sunscreen
  • bottle for water
  • picnic
  • camera
  • binoculars (optional)
  • hiking poles (optional)

Tips, hints and links

Aletsch Arena AG
Furkastrasse 39
CH-3983 Mörel-Filet
+41 27 928 58 58
info@aletscharena.ch
www.aletscharena.ch  

Start

Hotel du Glacier, Fiesch (1052 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.403363, 8.134449
UTM
32T 433467 5139229

Destination

Hotel du Glacier, Fiesch

Turn-by-turn directions

Fiesch - Fieschertal - Aspi-Titter suspension bridge - Bellwald - Fürgangen - Goms-Bridge - Mühlebach - Ernen -  Fiesch

Public transport

Public transport friendly

By train from Brig or Oberwald to Fiesch, on foot to the start of the tour (Hotel du Glacier) in Fiesch village centre.

Getting there

Take Cantonal Road 19 to the Fiesch exit, then follow Furkastrasse as far as the parking facilities. 

Parking

  • A limited number of pay parking spaces are available right next to Hotel du Glacier.
  • Large pay car park at the valley station of the Fiesch-Eggishorn cable car (Aletsch Bahnen AG).
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Get a free panoramic map at the cable car stations and info centres of the Aletsch Arena.  

Author’s map recommendations

SwissTopo maps 1:25’000: 1269 Aletschgletscher / 1270 Binntal


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Status
open
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
18 km
Duration
6:10 h
Ascent
978 m
Descent
975 m
Public transport friendly Loop Scenic With refreshment stops Geological highlights Insider tip

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