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22a) Hannigalp – Furgge – Gratweg – Wannihorn

Distance 5.51 km
Duration 1:40 Hours
Difficulty hard

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On the ascent you will cover around 500 metres in altitude. On this demanding tour you will enjoy breathtaking views and with a bit of luck you will see ibexes and chamois.

Characteristics

Ascent
543 Metres
Technique
3 Stars
Descent
536 Metres
Fitness level
5 Stars
Highest point
2.653 Metres
Quality of the experience
6 Stars
Lowest point
2.118 Metres
Scenery
5 Stars

Best season

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POI details

From Hannigalp, hike up towards the Bärgji lift and then follow the trail to the right to the Kleine Furgge, continuing uphill above the Furggen lifts past the lookout point to the Große Furgge. Continue along the ridge over rocky terrain to the Wannihorn. At over 2600 metres above sea level, you have a breathtaking panoramic view of the immense mountain scenery. Your way back leads below the previous route via the ski slope through the larch forest past the Härdera and the children's playground back to Hannigalp.
From Visp you take the train to St. Niklaus. There you change to the bus, which gets you to Grächen every half hour. On weekends a direct bus operates from Visp to Grächen.

-  Rhône Valley: Via Martigny - Visp to Grächen / St. Niklaus

-  Car transport Lötschberg: Via Kandersteg - Goppenstein - Visp to Grächen / St. Niklaus (bls.ch/e/autoverlad/)

-  Car transport Furka: Via Andermatt - Realp - Oberwald - Brig - Visp to Grächen / St. Niklaus (Car transport Furka)

-  Tessin/Simplon: Via Lugano - Centovalli - Domodossola - Brig - Visp to Grächen / St. Niklaus (Car transport Simplon)

We recommend: 

  • good footwear
  • clothing suitable for the weather: always carry a waterproof jacket
  • hat or cap
  • sunscreen
  • bottle for water
  • picnic
  • camera
  • binoculars (optional)
  • hiking poles (optional)
  • printout of this hike (click «Print» icon, to download)

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