The high Valais valleys and its frozen lakes make an ideal setting for cross-country skiing. The 1000 kilometres of immaculately groomed trails offer innumerable possibilities and perfect conditions for everyone, from sporting types to nonchalant amateurs. There is plenty of room for everyone. All skiers can pick their ideal pace – while enjoying the unrivalled views to the Valais mountain world. With its many sunny days and guaranteed snow conditions, the Valais has everything you need for a perfect day on cross-country skis. Head for the track!
A unique paradise for cross-country skiers, 90 km
Goms is a unique paradise for cross-country skiers: it offers 90 km of cross-country fun à la carte, guaranteed snow and 90 km of perfectly groomed trails. With its sun-worn wooden houses, intimate hamlets and its own Nordic skiing tradition, Goms is a destination for cross-country skiers. Choose from the following trails: the Sonnenloipe, Trainingsloipe, Nachtloipe and Hundeloipe. The sun trail (Sonnenloipe, 16km) runs from Münster to Obergesteln along the right bank of the "Rotten", as natives of the Upper Valais call the Rhone. The "Nachtloipe" (night trail) begins at Ulrichen and leads to Obergesteln (3 km). This run is lighted every evening until 22h00.
Length: 26 km (Rotten track)
Length: 27 km (Hangloipe)
Length: 8 km (Sonnenloipe)
Length: 4 km (Waldloipe/Pischäloipe)
Length: 4 km (Nachtloipe)
Length: 5 km (FIS/Rennloipe)
Length: 3 km (Training track)
Length: 5 km (Training track)
Length: 4 km (Hundeloipe)
Length: 4 km (Rhonequelle)
End: Hotel-Restaurant Rhonequelle