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Winter Hiking

The Varied Route: Lauchernalp - Wiler (Baann)

Winter Hiking · Switzerland · closed
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  • Lauchernalp - Wiler (Baann)
    / Lauchernalp - Wiler (Baann)
    Photo: Lötschental Tourismus
  • Lauchernalp - Wiler (Baann)
    / Lauchernalp - Wiler (Baann)
    Photo: Lötschental Tourismus
  • / Lauchernalp - Wiler (Baann)
    Photo: Lötschental Tourismus
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Leisurely winter hike from the Lauchernalp to Wiler.
closed
easy
6 km
1:30 h
70 m
635 m
The route from the Lauchernalp to Wiler is used as a descent by skiers, as a toboggan run by tobogganers and as a winter hiking route by winter hikers - a decidedly multifunctional route, so to speak! A leisurely hike from the Lauchernalp to Wiler via the holiday hamlet of Fischbiel is nevertheless worthwhile. Take a toboggan with you if you prefer to go faster!

Author’s recommendation

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

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1975 m
Lowest point
1400 m
Best time of year
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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" (1968 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.411063, 7.774177
UTM
32T 405787 5140451

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).
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


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Status
closed
Difficulty
easy
Distance
6 km
Duration
1:30h
Ascent
70 m
Descent
635 m
Round trip Refreshment stops available Family friendly Cableway ascent/descent

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