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The Best Hiking in Saas-Grund

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Top hiking spots in and near Saas-Grund

  • Saas-Grund, Switzerland

    Hike the Almageller Höhenweg

    6.9 mi / 689 ft gain
    Getting ThereStart your tour in Saas-Grund at the bottom station of the Hohsaas cableway. In summer, it costs you only 7 Swiss Francs there to park your car for the day. Then take the cable car up to the middle station (Kreuzboden) where your hike will begin.Hint: If you are staying in the Saas V...
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  • Randa, Switzerland

    Hike to the Charles Kuonen Suspension Bridge

    5.4 mi / 3280.8 ft gain
    Technical specificationsLength: 494m / Height: 85m / Elevation: 2080m above see level / Time to cross: 10 min The bridge is located in the Swiss Alps, near the village of Randa, where you start the hike. It says 4h for the loop, but it takes less time if you're a good hiker. The normal route is a...
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  • Simplon, Switzerland

    Hike in the Laggintal

    7.3 mi / 3359.6 ft gain
    The journey begins in the village of Simplon Dorf, crouched on soft hills and lush green meadows under the Fletschhorn.The trail starts at the side of the Post Office in the center of Simplon Dorf and you'll ascend on a track very well marked crossing diagonally the wooded ridge overlooking the v...
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  • Zermatt, Switzerland

    Hike to Grindjisee

    1.8 mi / 150 ft gain
    Nestled at the end of a long valley, the village of Zermatt is constantly dwarfed by the tooth-shaped Matterhorn. You can virtually hike anywhere around Zermatt and see the Matterhorn, but there are some places that offer better views than others. One of those places is a small lake called Grindj...
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  • Zermatt, Switzerland

    Explore The Matterhorn

    5.0
    The Matterhorn straddles both Switzerland and Italy and is one of the most beautiful peaks you can shoot. The summit sits at 14,692 feet, making this one of the tallest peaks in Europe.There's an abundance of mellow hikes around the area - check a map in Zermatt for a trail that suits you or just...
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  • Bognanco, Italy

    Hike to Gattascosa hut and Camoscellahorn

    4.2 mi / 3290.7 ft gain
    The path that I'm suggesting here can be completed in full if you feel trained for a climb of 1000m but it can also be cut in half at the Monscera pass if you prefer something simpler and lighter. In any case, your excursion will give you great reward. From Domodossola follow directions to Bognan...
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  • San Anselmo, California

    Hiking the Alpi Pontine - Pizzo Diei and Mount Cistella

    12 mi / 4517.7 ft gain
    Drive to the San Domenico ski resort, a lovely small Italian alpine town where you will start. There you can opt to ride the cable car and save yourself about 450 meters of hiking up through ski tracks that are beautiful but will not add much to the adventure and which will already be very energy...
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  • Alagna Valsesia, Italy

    Hike to Alpe Testanera - Monte Rosa

    10.2 mi / 3641.7 ft gain
    This is an enjoyable hike that will lead you to a beautiful arena where your can admire the south side of the Monte Rosa.After parking at Wold, after the village of Alagna Valsesia, just follow the road to the Acqua Bianca falls. Here you can find the trail (7a) that leads to Turlo pass and, once...
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  • Bettmeralp, Switzerland

    Hike the Swiss Alps

    4.0
    4 mi / 250 ft gain
    This beautiful 4 mile hike takes you past several small lakes and ponds, and offers amazing views of the backside of the Matterhorn.To hike around the Jungfrau-Aletsch glacier and Alps, begin at Bettmersee Lake, just next to the village. Facing the lake, with the village behind you, head left and...
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  • Bettmeralp, Switzerland

    Hiking Along The Great Aletsch Glacier

    From Bettmersee Lake follow the trail northeast to "Biel". There's some elevation gain until you reach a large, wider bend in the the trail at Biel, from where you have an incredible view of the Aletsch Glacier and the Swiss Alps, including the Matterhorn.Facing the Glacier, head left and follow ...
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  • Leukerbad, Switzerland

    Hiking on Torrenthorn

    1862.2 mi / 2132.5 ft gain
    Start in the early morning by taking the cable way (either from Leukerbad or Flaschen valley station) to Rinderhütte. The trail from Rinderhütte to Torrenthorn is nicely done and well marked so you won't need to climb. However, depending on the amount of gear you have in your backpack it can be q...
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  • Leukerbad, Switzerland

    Hike Majing Lake

    2.5 mi / 656.2 ft gain
    If you want to get great night views on your hike out, start at 2 am in the village of Leukerbad. There's parking at "Obere Maressen", which is also the starting point. Follow the track to Majingsee. There are multiple routes to the lake but make sure to stay on this trail - it's definetely the b...
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  • Leukerbad, Switzerland

    Explore Dala Gorge

    Start at "Obere Maressen" and follow the walkway through the forest. You'll find detailled informations at a clearing just before the gorge.The bridges leading through the gorge are safe to use, but that doesn't mean you won't need to be careful. Make use of the numerous viewing platforms and ben...
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  • Leukerbad, Switzerland

    Hike Laps Around Lake Dauben

    Lake Dauben (Daubensee in German) is located on Gemmi Pass, an ancient high mountain pass that has been walked since the Middle Ages – even Sherlock Holmes walks this route in "The Final Problem"! The lake has a subsurface runoff and drains completely in late autumn, but the trip can also be done...
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  • Leukerbad, Switzerland

    Hike to Lämmeren Cabin and Lake

    5 mi / 492.1 ft gain
    Take the cable way from Leukerbad to Gemmi Pass. Facing away from the mountain station (north), head left (west) and follow the track to "Lämmerenhütte" (Lämmeren Cabin). The track leads through a small tunnel that was once built by the Swiss Army.The tunnel leads to the glacier forefield of the ...
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  • Leukerbad, Switzerland

    Hike up Gemmi Pass

    3.0
    2.1 mi / 3074.1 ft gain
    Gemmi Pass is an absolutely stunning place, with its secluded scenery and the amazing views over the Swiss Alps. While people usually choose the easy way and take the cable car up the mountain they miss out on the most rewarding part: The epic trail leading from the village of Leukerbad to Gemmi ...
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