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Winter Hiking

Valley Hike from Kippel to Blatten

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  • Kippel
    / Kippel
    Photo: Sandra Stockinger, Lötschental Tourismus
  • Talwanderung Kippel - Blatten
    / Talwanderung Kippel - Blatten
    Photo: Sandra Stockinger, Lötschental Tourismus
  • / Talwanderung Kippel - Blatten
    Photo: Sandra Stockinger, Lötschental Tourismus
  • / Talwanderung Kippel - Blatten
    Photo: Sandra Stockinger, Lötschental Tourismus
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Low-level winter hike through the magic valley.
closed
easy
4.9 km
2:00 h
240 m
95 m
Hike along this pleasant valley route along the wild River Lonza and marvel at the typical Valais villages of Kippel, Wiler and Blatten. There is an opportunity to leave and join the trail at each village.

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
1,550 m
Lowest point
1,350 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

Kippel, Post (1,386 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.399404, 7.772226
DMS
46°23'57.9"N 7°46'20.0"E
UTM
32T 405617 5139157
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Destination

Blatten, Post

Turn-by-turn directions

Kippel - Wiler - Blatten

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

The postbus runs every hour from Gampel/Steg or Goppenstein to Kippel ("Kippel, Post" postbus stop).

Getting there

Drive into the Lötschental from Goppenstein, past the village of Ferden to Kippel, Post.

Parking

You can park your car in the Kippel car park (not free).

Coordinates

DD
46.399404, 7.772226
DMS
46°23'57.9"N 7°46'20.0"E
UTM
32T 405617 5139157
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Status
closed
Difficulty
easy
Distance
4.9 km
Duration
2:00h
Ascent
240 m
Descent
95 m
Scenic Refreshment stops available Family friendly

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