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Hiking Trail

Lauchernalp - Wiler (Baann)

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  • Lauchernalp - Wiler (Baann)
    / Lauchernalp - Wiler (Baann)
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  • Lauchernalp - Wiler (Baann)
    / Lauchernalp - Wiler (Baann)
    Photo: Lötschental Marketing AG
  • / Lauchernalp - Wiler (Baann)
    Photo: Lötschental Marketing AG
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A thrilling hike through the Baannwald Forest.
open
easy
4.4 km
1:15 h
85 m
655 m
Follow the road towards the Fafleralp from the Lauchernalp mountain station before the route towards Wiler begins on the right. The hiking trail meanders through the cool Baannwald Forest to the village of Wiler. The highlights of this section are the carved tree figures cut in the Baannwald Forest.

Author’s recommendation

The 1:25,000 scale hiking map is your perfect companion for an unforgettable day's hiking in the Lötschental. Available from the Lötschental Tourist Information Office in Wiler or online at www.loetschental.ch/webshop

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1975 m
Lowest point
1399 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Zudili
Sporting
Lonza
Zur Wildi

Safety information

  • Plan your tour carefully
  • Ensure that you have a full set of appropriate equipment
  • Never embark on a tour alone
  • Inform friends, relatives, the mountain hut supervisor or the hotel porter of your proposed tour. Report back when you arrive at your destination.
  • Keep a constant eye on weather developments
  • Adhere to the principle: if in doubt, turn back!

 

Start

Mountain station "Lauchernalp, Holz" (1973 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.411229, 7.774056
DMS
46°24'40.4"N 7°46'26.6"E
UTM
32T 405778 5140469
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Destination

Wiler, valley cable car station

Turn-by-turn directions

Lauchernalp - Wiler

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

The postbus runs every hour from Gampel/Steg or Goppenstein to Wiler ("Wiler, Seilbahn" postbus stop). Take the cable car up to the Lauchernalp.

Getting there

Drive into the Lötschental from Goppenstein, past the villages of Ferden and Kippel as far as Wiler to the valley cable car station. Take the cable car up to the Lauchernalp.

Parking

You can park your car in the outdoor car park or in the indoor car park beside the cable car valley station (not free).

Coordinates

DD
46.411229, 7.774056
DMS
46°24'40.4"N 7°46'26.6"E
UTM
32T 405778 5140469
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


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Status
open
Difficulty
easy
Distance
4.4 km
Duration
1:15h
Ascent
85 m
Descent
655 m
Refreshment stops available Family friendly Botanical highlights Faunistic highlights Cableway ascent/descent

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