Winter hiking

The Valais is a hiker’s paradise in winter. Its 1000 kilometres of immaculately prepared winter trails invite hikers to leisurely strolls or athletic climbs in an unparalleled setting. With the winter sun as your companion, you can wander through silent snow-covered forests and over magnificent sunny terraces featuring fantastic views. This is as close as you can get to the high peaks and majestic glaciers of the Valais Alps. A steaming cup of schnapps and coffee or hot chocolate welcomes contented hikers in a snug mountain hut at the end of the day.

Idyllic winter hike to Bärgji
Grächen - St. Niklaus Grächen-St. Niklaus Switzerland
This leisurely hike on the sun plateau begins in Grächen. The flat and well-maintained winter hiking trail leads through sections of pasture and snug forest through the Bina community to Hohtschuggen, where hikers will be greeted with a stunning view down to the Matter Valley and the surrounding mountains. After a brief, steep ascent the trail continues to the Bärgji with its culinary specialities. After a well-earned break, the path continues over the sunny section of Egga back to Grächen. This romantic winter hike is sure to please visitors of all ages. Idyllic winter hike to Bärgji
Grächen - St. Niklaus -6°
Grächen - St. Niklaus -6°

Idyllic winter hike to Bärgji

This leisurely hike on the sun plateau begins in Grächen. The flat and well-maintained winter hiking trail leads through sections of pasture and snug forest through the Bina community to Hohtschuggen, where hikers will be greeted with a stunning view down to the Matter Valley and the surrounding mountains. After a brief, steep ascent the trail continues to the Bärgji with its culinary specialities. After a well-earned break, the path continues over the sunny section of Egga back to Grächen. This romantic winter hike is sure to please visitors of all ages.

Begin of tour: Grächen
End of tour: Grächen
Technical requirements: easy
Physical fitness: medium
Hiking time: 2 h 45 min
Length: 7 km