blue Rotten-Trail

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updated on: 17.12.2020 09:34
Time 2.0 h   Distance 4.3 km
Altitude at the start 1255 m ü. M.   Altitude at the end 1255 m ü. M.
lowest point 1255 m ü. M.   highest point 1370 m ü. M.
Ascent 115 m   Difference in altitude 115 m
Location 3989 Blitzingen (VS)

Trail details
Description The snowshoe trail leads from Blitzingen-Bodmen along the river Rhone close to its source through snow-covered riverside woodland and larch forests. The figure-of-eight-shaped trail reaches the Ritzingen Rhone bridge, from where the trail gently undulates on the way back to the starting point. On this tour, the snowshoers can enjoy stunning views of the Goms area's villages.
Highlight The snow-covered forests along the river Rhone close to its source.
How to get there by public transport The regional trains of the Matterhorn Gotthard Railway take you from Brig to Blitzingen in 1h 09 min. The Goms valley is also easily accessible from the Zurich / Lucerne via Andermatt and the Furka base tunnel.

The timetables for all trains and busses can be found at
How to get there by car From Western Switzerland: motorway A9 Lausanne - Sion - main road Sierre - Brig - Fiesch - Blitzingen
from Northern Switzerland: motorway A12 Berne - car transfer Kandersteg - Goppenstein - Gampel - Brig - Fiesch - Blitzingen

From Eastern and Central Switzerland: car transfer Furka Realp-Oberwald; in summer across the Furka Pass

From the South: in summer across the Nufenen Pass Airolo - Ulrichen or Gotthard - Andermatt - Realp - Oberwald; in summer across the Furka Pass

Picture galleries  Blitzingen - Goms


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:

NameObergoms Tourismus AG
Furkastrasse 617
3985 Münster
Telephone+41 27 974 68 68
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