red Erner Galen Trail

Status Please use contact address on the right side to get information
updated on: 13.02.2020 09:08
Time 2.0 h   Distance 4.0 km
Altitude at the start 1777 m ü. M.   Altitude at the end 2240 m ü. M.
lowest point 1777 m ü. M.   highest point 2240 m ü. M.
Ascent -   Difference in altitude 663 m
Location 3995 Ernen (VS)

Trail details
Description The start board is located at close to the mountain hotel Chäserstatt. Over dreamlike snowy slopes and through gnarled larch forests you reach the Erner Galen at 2240m. On the varied trail you pass the prealps of Heixunalp and Lärch before you reach the Schäre.
Highlight Fantastic ascent through gnarled larch forests
How to get there by public transport From Geneva/Lausanne/Basel/Zurich/Bern with the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) to Brig and with the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn to Fiesch. From Fiesch with the post bus to Ernen and then to Mühlebach.

From Eastern and Central Switzerland with the SBB to Andermatt and with the Matterhorn Gotthard Railway to Fiesch. From Fiesch with the post bus to Ernen and then to Mühlebach.
How to get there by car Via the motorway from Lausanne-Sion-Sierre-Brig-Ernen-Mühlebach

Through the Lötschberg tunnel by car transport: Bern-Kandersteg-Goppenstein-Gampel-Brig-Ernen-Mühlebach.

Through the Furka Tunnel by car transport: Eastern and Central Switzerland-Göschenen-Andermatt-Realp-Oberwald-Fiesch-Ernen-Mühlebach.

Car transport Furka: Realp-Oberwald in winter approx. every 30 minutes.

Lötschberg car transport: Kandersteg-Goppenstein, approx. every 30 minutes

Picture galleries  Winterfotos Ernen


Zeit: Abfahrt Ankunft
» Bahnverkehrsinformation
Use SBB's online train timetable, as nothing is more convenient than travelling by train.

You can get further information about this Global Trail at the following address:

NameTourismusverein Landschaftspark Binntal
Hengert 3
3995 Ernen
Telephone+41 27 971 50 55
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Where to rent snowshoes
If you want to rent snowshoes nearby, the following shops will be happy to help you:

Berg- und Schneesportcenter Ernen/Brig
Restaurants and other catering facilities nearby:

B&B Bergland Produkte
Berghaus Chäserstatt
Gasthaus Jägerheim
Hotel-Pension-Restaurant Moosji
Hotel-Restaurant Alpenblick
Hotel-Speiserestaurant Walliserkanne
Pension / Café-Restaurant Mühlebach
Tea-Room/Bäckerei Frid
Tourismusverein Landschaftspark Binntal