The Stockalperweg (also ViaStockalper), a mule track built more than 300 years ago by Kaspar Stockalper. Since 1991 it has come back to life as a cultural hike.
The historic Alpine crossing runs along four generations of roads (Roman, Stockalper, Napoleon, National Road). Combined with cultural highlights and an impressive alpine flora in an imposing mountain backdrop, the Stockalperweg is a real experience.
The sights along the historic ViaStockalper tell many stories. So that you can fully enjoy these experiences, we recommend that you walk the route in 5 etapes.
ViaStockalper hiking package
In the footsteps of ingenious Kaspar Stockalper over the Simplon Pass. Brig-Gondo / Price: from CHF 359 incl. hotel, luggage transfer, free PostBus travel, packed lunches, admissions and much more.
Book your hiking experience in the form of the ViaStockalper package and follow in the footsteps of the great Kaspar Stockalper.
The hike is at your own risk. Insurance is the responsibility of the hiker.
Equipment adapted to the weather is indispensable. For all hikes, good, sturdy mountain boots are urgently needed.
Brig Simplon Tourismus
By private vehicle or Postbus.
Parking is available in Brig, Simplon Dorf and Gondo.