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Winter Adventure Trail

Winter Hiking • Wallis
  • Winter-Erlebnisweg Lauchernalp
    / Winter-Erlebnisweg Lauchernalp
    Photo: Lötschental Tourismus
  • Winter-Erlebnisweg Lauchernalp
    / Winter-Erlebnisweg Lauchernalp
    Photo: Lötschental Tourismus
  • Winter-Erlebnisweg Lauchernalp
    / Winter-Erlebnisweg Lauchernalp
    Photo: Lötschental Tourismus
  • Winter-Erlebnisweg Lauchernalp
    / Winter-Erlebnisweg Lauchernalp
    Photo: Lötschental Tourismus
Map / Winter Adventure Trail
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12 interactive stations will bring you closer to winter in the Lötschental - ideal for families and children!
easy
4.6 km
2:00 h
205 m
250 m
There are 10 information and experience-stations on a wide range of winter topics along the approximately 5 km-long trail, including "The Miracle Of Snow", "Avalanches - The White Peril" to " Where Are All The Animals In Winter?", which can be investigated at the interactive stations. For instance, visitors can look at snow crystals through a kaleidoscope at the "Miracle of Snow" station or allocate different pelts to animals in “feely-boxes” at the "You Are What You Eat" station. Ideal for families and children!

Please note: The stations of the Winter Adventure Trail are currently only available in German.

Author's recommendation

"Experience" ticket from 1.00pm to 4.30pm
Try our "Winter Adventure Trail" on the Lauchernalp followed by coffee and cake including a return* cable car trip for CHF 20.00. This offer is available at: Lauchernalp Bergbahnen AG, CH - 3918 Wiler, Tel. +41 (0)27 938 89 99, info@lauchernalp.ch

* Valid for the last scheduled evening trip on the same day.

Round tour Nice views With refreshment stops Suitable for families and children Mountain railway ascent/descent Insider tip
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
2110 m
1910 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!

Tips, hints and links

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

Start

Mountain station "Lauchernalp, Holz" (1969 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.411204 N 7.774082 E
UTM
32T 405780 5140466

Destination

Mountain station "Lauchernalp, Holz"

Turn-by-turn directions

Mountain station "Lauchernalp, Holz" - Wintersportsschool COOL SCHOOL - Hockenalp Chapel - Lauchernalp Chapel - Mountain station "Lauchernalp, Holz"

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
4.6 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
205 m
Descent
250 m
Round tour Nice views With refreshment stops Suitable for families and children Mountain railway ascent/descent Insider tip

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