Mountain bike tours

E-Bike-Tour Forest trail

Restaurant Waldhüs Bodmen

Saas-Balen

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The forest trail Bodme through the larch forest connects the two villages of Saas-Almagell and Saas-Fee and is easily accessible for everyone.

Difficulty

Easy

Length

3.19 km

Duration

30 m

Description

The forest trail Bodme is a beautiful and pleasant path in the middle of a larch forest between Saas-Almagell and Saas-Fee. On the way you come across the Restaurant Waldhüs Bodmen, which captures the hearts of children with its small animal zoo. Impressive views of Saas-Grund, the Saas Valley and the Bietschhorn pyramid can be discovered along the entire route.

The tour can be done in both directions.

Turn-by-turn directions

Dorplatz Saas-Amlagell - Webstube - Waldhüs Bodmen - Grundbiel - Panoramabrücke - Busterminal

Start

Dorfplatz, Saas-Almagell (1670m)

Destination

Busterminal, Saas-Fee (1803m)

Author's recommendation

  • A short rest on the terrace of the Waldhüs Bodmen.

Technical information

Altitude

1804m

1670m

Ascent

+133m

Descent

-0m

Technique

Stamina

Experience

Landscape

Best time of the year

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Tags

  • Linear route
  • Refreshment stops available
  • Family-friendly
Getting there
Information

Public transport

Take the SBB to Visp and change there to the Postbus in the direction of Saas-Fee (bus 511). In Saas-Grund, change at Saas-Grund Post to the Postbus in the direction of Saas-Almagell (bus 513). Get off at the Dorfplatz stop.

 

Approach

Saas-Fee/Saastal can easily be reached by car from all directions, whether from Switzerland or abroad.You can reach us via Bern via the Lötschberg car transport from the north. You come over the Furka Pass or the Furka car transport from the east.From the south, you can reach us via the Simplon Pass or Simplon car transport, and from the west, you drive via Lausanne along the Rhône valley to Visp and towards Saas-Fee.

From Visp, drive south in the direction of Saas-Fee. At the "Killerhof" roundabout after Stalden, take the second exit towards Saas-Fee. In Saas-Grund after the church turn left towards Saas-Almagell.

Parking

Large car park available after the Postplatz.

Equipment

  • Well-maintained bike
  • helmet
  • Gloves
  • Bell
  • Outdoor clothing: Always carry a waterproof jacket
  • Liquids and food
  • First aid kit
  • Navigation tool

Safety information

  • Show respect. Give way to pedestrians.Before overtaking, make sure your presence has been noted.
  • Protect yourself. Prepare for emergencies and breakdowns. Plan your route and wear weather-appropriate clothing.
  • Stay on the trails. Please stay on the marked routes – avoid cutting through forests, moors and meadows. Be aware of restrictions regarding time or season.
  • Respect the environment. Always behave with respect for the fauna and flora, as well as for the nature conservation areas. Close gates behind you.
  • Leave no trace. Take your rubbish with you.
  • Know your limits. Choose a tour that suits your abilities- Use a local guide and try to improve your skills.

Source

This activity is brought to you by Saas-Fee/Saastal. Valais/Wallis Promotion is not responsible for the content provided.

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