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49.05 Obergesteln - Furkapass (Belvédère), Vier-Quellen-Weg

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moderate
16.6 km
6:30 h
1369 m
456 m

From Obergesteln the trail leads via Oberwald, Gletsch and Muttbach up to the Furkapass with stunning views of the Valais‘ 4000-metre mountains. The route then leads down via Alp Galen to a scenic vantage point above the Rhonegletscher (glacier), source of the Rhone.

 

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Author
Romedi Conradin
Updated: December 09, 2016

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2473 m
Lowest point
1352 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Auf hoch gelegenen Abschnitten sind Schneefelder bis in die Sommermonate möglich.

Tips, hints and links

  • Snow fields are possible on the upper sections right through to the summer months.

Start

Obergesteln (1356 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.513251, 8.327184
UTM
32T 448386 5151295

Destination

Furkapass (Belvédère)

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
16.6 km
Duration
6:30 h
Ascent
1369 m
Descent
456 m
Multi-stage tour Scenic With refreshment stops

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