With every step you are at your destination. Because when you're hiking on the Aletsch Glacier, each metre allow you a further view to the beauty of nature. The Aletsch sea of ice with the massive Concordia. Mighty moraine hillsides that formed over thousands of years. Crystal-clear mountain lakes, the mirrors of a hiking paradise.
Hit the trail to the Riederalp for hiking in the Valais - over 100 km of signposted hiking trails in the Aletsch Arena reveal the superlative of the Swiss Alps.
Hiking tips from your Art Furrer hotels:
Come a bit closer to your destination: Book your hiking holiday on the Riederalp at Art Furrer hotels. The Aletsch pass is already included in our hiking packages. With this pass, you have free access to all the mountain cableways in the Aletsch Arena - Hike in Switzerland on the Riederalp, Bettmeralp and Fiescheralp in the summer season without having to purchase any other ticket.
With our hiking packages, combine your hiking experience with the finest in Swiss cuisine.
Your route on the Aletsch hike: Riederalp - Riederfurka - Aletsch Forest - Bischofssitz - Silbersand - Grünsee - suspension bridge - Teiffe Wald - Riederfurka - Riederalp.
Your treat: 1 drink of your choice & 1 sweet refreshment at Berghotel Riederfurka; there you will receive your "survival food box" for the way ahead: 1 small bottle of Fendant as an aperitif at Bischofssitz; Cailler Branchli (chocolate) for the way from Silbersand to the idyllic Grünsee; picnic with 5 dl Dôle Maison from Candide Bridy of Savièse, rye bread, Valais dried meat specialties, homemade sausage, fruit, candy, sweets, mineral water, 1 Victorinox "Art Furrer" Swiss Army knife at the Grünsee; Cailler Branchli and a Coca-Cola for the daring path over the 124-metre long suspension bridge, which connects the Belalp with the Riederalp. On the Riederfurka, you will get another drink after about 1½ hours hiking time, as well as a slice of homemade fruitcake.
Price: CHF 60 for 2 persons
Your route: Riederalp - Riederfurka - Casselweg - Villa Cassel/Pro Natura Center Aletsch - Riederfurka - Riederalp
Your treat: 1 drink of your choice at Berghotel Riederfurka, picnic on the "Casselweg" learning trail rich in anecdotes, where wealthy Englishmen once spent their summers. Your picnic basket includes, for instance, 1 bottle of Fendant "My Wii", mineral water, salmon bread roll, dried meat canapés, fruit, sweets, tablecloth.
Price: CHF 65 for 2 persons
Book your culinary hike directly at the reception desk of your Art Furrer hotel, on our hotline 41 8444 4448 8 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.