Valais Alpine Bike 5. Brig - Blatten (Lötschen)
This stage takes you to the magical Lötschental valley, where you will stay after completing a loop with a view of the imposing Bietschhorn.
medium, S2Difficulty : 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
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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.