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Cross-country skiing

Blatten - Fafleralp

Cross-country skiing · Wallis · open
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  • Loipe Blatten - Fafleralp
    / Loipe Blatten - Fafleralp
    Photo: Lötschental Tourismus
  • Loipe Blatten - Fafleralp
    / Loipe Blatten - Fafleralp
    Photo: Lötschental Tourismus
  • Loipe Blatten - Fafleralp
    / Loipe Blatten - Fafleralp
    Photo: Lötschental Tourismus
  • Loipe Blatten - Fafleralp
    / Loipe Blatten - Fafleralp
    Photo: Lötschental Tourismus
Map / Blatten - Fafleralp
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Kühmatt - Fafleralp: avalanche danger!!

Wonderful cross-country trail from Blatten to the Fafleralp right through the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

open
Luisteluhiihto, Perinteinen
7.5 km
1:00 h
450 m
210 m

Author’s recommendation

All-inclusive cross-country active day

Interested in trying cross-country skiing but don't have the kit? No problem - for CHF 39.00 you can have a day's cross-country skiing in the Lötschental, kitted out with top equipment. The offer includes:

  • Hire of cross-country ski equipment (classic)
  • A one-day cross-country day pass for the Lötschental
  • A hot non-alcoholic drink in a restaurant of your choice

The cross-country active day is also available with skating style equipment for CHF 49.00.

Handy hint: Order a free copy of the "Cross-country Ski Runs and Winter Hiking Routes " brochure from the Lötschental Tourist Information Office or online at www.loetschental.ch/prospekte

Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1915 m
Lowest point
1530 m
Best time of year
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Equipment

Cross-country ski hire:

Tips, hints and links

Cross-Country Skiing Pass Prices

  • Lötschental season pass CHF 50.00
  • Kandersteg - Lötschental regional pass CHF 60.00
  • Swiss cross-country skiing pass CHF 120.00
  • Day pass CHF 6.00
  • Week pass CHF 35.00

Cross-country skiing passes can be obtained from the Lötschental Tourist Information Office or online at www.loetschental.ch/webshop, in hotels, restaurants, at Kily Sport in Wiler and in the Handlebar sports shop in Blatten.

Start

Blatten, Post (1531 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.419710, 7.819283
UTM
32T 409268 5141359

Destination

Fafleralp

Turn-by-turn directions

Blatten - Fafleralp

Public transport

The postbus runs every hour from Gampel/Steg or Goppenstein to Blatten ("Blatten, Post" postbus stop). Then proceed on foot to the trail access.

Getting there

Drive into the Lötschental from Goppenstein, past the villages of Ferden, Kippel and Wiler to Blatten as far as the old post office. Proceed on foot to the trail access.

Parking

You can park your car in the car park next to the old post office in Blatten (not free).
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


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Status
open
crosscountry skiing technique
Luisteluhiihto, Perinteinen
Distance
7.5 km
Duration
1:00 h
Ascent
450 m
Descent
210 m
Perinteinen Luisteluhiihto In and out Scenic Cultural/historical value Insider tip

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