Mountain bike tours

Valais Alpine Bike 5. Brig - Blatten (Lötschen)

Überquerung des Milibachs auf der Höhe der Lauchernalp


This stage takes you to the magical Lötschental valley, where you will stay after completing a loop with a view of the imposing Bietschhorn.




15.87 km


3:30 h


Take your mountain bike with you on the RegioExpress Lötschberger train from Brig to Goppenstein, then board the bus to Wiler. Your mountain bike tour begins here and you will be required to use your calf muscles to reach the upper Lauchernalp station. Enjoy the view of the Bietschhorn and a refreshing stop at the restaurant at the top of the gondola lift. Follow on fun Breithorn Bike route to Ried. The route leads eastwards to the village of Fischbiel before a steady climb of about one kilometer to Netzbord: the start of the descent. Finally reach the village of Blatten in the heart of the magical Lötschental.

Our favorites

Our favorite itineraries are part of a selection of the best routes in the region and are proposed by Valais/Wallis Promotion to best meet the expectations of our guests.

Turn-by-turn directions

Your route starts in the village of Wiler. After a mountain bike ascent to Lauchernalp, follow on fun Breithorn Bike route to Ried, then cross the river and head up towards the village of Blatten (Lötschen) where this leg ends.

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Brig (1396m)


Blatten (Lötschen) (1540m)

Author's recommendation

The Lötschental is particularly spectacular in autumn. Benefit from this time of year to plan your mountain biking trip.

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  • Linear route
  • Singletrail/Free ride
  • Multi-stage route
  • Scenic
  • Geological highlights
  • Fauna
  • Insider tip
  • Summit route
  • Refreshment stops available
  • Cultural/historical interest
  • Flora
  • Cableway ascent/descent
Two mountain bikers on the Valais Alpine Bike route between Brig and Blatten, Valais, Switzerland.
Getting there

Public transport

Take the train to Brig (SBB), then the RegioExpress Lötschberger to Goppenstein, followed by the Post Bus to Wiler. Don’t forget to book a place for your mountain bike on the Goppenstein-Wiler line on the Resabike platform (


From Basel and Zurich: Take the A1 motorway to Bern; A6 to Spiez; follow the signs to Kandersteg; Kandersteg–Goppenstein car-carrying train; follow the signs to Wiler.

From Geneva: Take the A1 motorway to Lausanne; follow the signs to Sion/Sierre; Gampel; Goppenstein; Wiler.

From Milan: Take the A8/A26 motorway direction Simplon; Iselle-Brig car-carrying train; follow the signs to Visp; Gampel; Goppenstein; Wiler.


Follow the directions for parking in Wiler.


Nos recommandations : VTT irréprochable sur le plan technique, trousse à outils, casque, gants et sonnette, vêtements adéquats, selon la météo, protection contre la pluie, boisson et en-cas.

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Safety information

Follow the Valais Alpine Bike route no. 41 in Mountainbiking in Switzerland. View this tour on SwitzerlandMobility: Valais Alpine Bike no. 41.

Use marked bike trails and routes only, making sure you observe all signposting.

Kindly close gates after passing through. Please be considerate to walkers, as well as to plants and animals. As a rule, walkers have priority. When planning, take into account participants’ fitness level and ability. All riding is at one’s own risk.

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Additional information

Book one of the Valais Alpine Bike holiday offers! Choose between three, four or seven nights and enjoy some great riding days. You will be staying in bike hotels and will be provided with a daily luggage transport service; all that’s left for you to do is hit the trails! Go to

More information about the destination:

Valais Alpine Bike regional route: see full itinerary

View this tour on SwitzerlandMobility: Valais Alpine Bike no. 41


Get the the Valais/Wallis mountain bike map to discover the best routes in the region.

The tourist office in Lötschental has got brochures and information material about mountain biking in the region.


SwissTopo Maps 1:25'000: 2527 Lötschental


This activity is brought to you by Valais/Wallis Promotion