Mountain bike tours

Mountain bike tours

Gspon Panorama Bike

The Gspon-Brig tour is a varied gem of an allmountain and crosscountry trail with views of the Bernese and Valais Alps as well as a sweeping descent over 1,500 meters in altitude difference.

  • Difficulty

    medium, S2

    Difficulty : medium
    S2 Many obstacles such as roots, stones and larger steps; tight corners. Certain passages may have gradients of up to 70%. Basic technique required, including controlled braking and body displacement to overcome obstacles
  • Length

    24.1 km

  • Duration

    2:46 h

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Gspon can be reached by cable car from Stalden in just a few minutes. A beautiful trail leads from the mountain station to the Gibidum pass via Sädolwald forest nature reserve. From the high-altitude plateau bikers enjoy an impressive view of the Bernese and Valais Alps. The nearby lake Gibidumsee is the perfect place for a break in this exceptional mountain landscape. A steep but flowing allmountain trail leads from the Gibidum pass into the wild Nanztal Valley. In the valley, the trail passes the beautiful Nidristi Alp on its way to Schratt, where you can fill up your water bottle at a wooden fountain. The tour continues towards Brig-Glis on a first-class trail that makes for fast and smooth riding after its more technically challenging first section. Brig-Glis offers plenty of options for rounding out the day’s biking with a well-earned meal. The excellent public transport connections mean the town can also be used as a starting point for further bike tours.

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Turn-by-turn directions

The route is signposted in one direction only: Gspon -> Gibidum pass -> Brig

Start: Gspon (1892 m)
Destination: Brig (672 m)

Author's recommendation

The stunning view of the Gibidum pass and the incredible mountain landscape around lake Gibidumsee are perfect for a relaxing break.

Technical information

  • Altitude

    2203 m 672 m

  • Ascent

    412 m

  • Descent

    1632 m

  • Technique

    Bewertung: 3 .0 von 5.0 Punkten

  • Stamina

    Bewertung: 4 .0 von 5.0 Punkten

  • Experience

    Bewertung: 4 von 5.0 Punkten

  • Landscape

    Bewertung: 6 .0 von 5.0 Punkten

Public transport

Take the SBB train to Visp. From Visp you have regular train and bus connections to Stalden. Continue to Gspon by cable car.


Ideally go to Stalden.


There are a range of parking options available in Stalden:


We recommend: a bike in excellent working order, a helmet, gloves and a bell, clothing suitable for the weather (always carry a waterproof), food and drink.

Safety information

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.


The tourist office in Staldenried-Gspon has a range of brochures and other informative material about mountain biking in the region.


SwissTopo Maps 1:25'000: 1308 St. Niklaus and 1289 Brig