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33) Gasenried - Schalbettu – Mattsand

Distance 6.95 km
Duration 2:00 Hours
Difficulty medium

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During the hike, the impressive mountain scenery of the Weisshorn massif is right before your eyes. In the valley you will meet the Matter Vispa, which later flows into the Rhone.

Characteristics

Ascent
122 Metres
Technique
2 Stars
Descent
553 Metres
Fitness level
3 Stars
Highest point
1.691 Metres
Quality of the experience
3 Stars
Lowest point
1.228 Metres
Scenery
5 Stars

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POI details

Follow the asphalt road slightly uphill in the direction of Riedbach. Cross the stream and hike downhill along gentle paths through the refreshing larch forest into the Mattertal valley.
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)

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