Hiking tour 

Hiking at the Lake Grimsel

Short info

Starting point
Grimsel Hospiz, 1951 m a.s.l.
Endpoint
Grimsel Hospiz, 1951 m a.s.l.
Track
14 km
Duration
4 h 40 min.
Difficulty
Medium
Ascent
559 m
Descent
559 m
Lowest point
1908 m a.s.l.
Highest Point
1988 m a.s.l.

The tour

This attractive day hiking tour takes you from the Grimsel Hospice on the north side of the artificial lake Grimsel along the perimeter of the UNESCO World Heritage site up to the forefield of the Lower Aar glacier. The trail passes through a landscape shaped by the glacier, where you can discover the diverse traces of glaciation of the Ice Age.

Meals

Grimsel Hospiz

General Tips

Note the signage and any information boards on the spot. Further information about the Swiss footpath network and the signposting can be found here.