ENJOYING THE SILENCE AND BEAUTY OF THE NAUTURE
Walking in the fresh mountain air on prepared winter hiking trails, enjoying the view of the majestic Bietschhorn, stopping for a bite to eat in a mountain restaurant or simply finding new inspiration and strength in the snowy winter wonderland – that’s winter hiking in Unterbäch.
ENJOY THE SILENCE AND BEATY OF NATURE ON FOOT
Probably the most popular winter hiking route leads from the village of Unterbäch, via the popular Brandalp up to sunny Ginals. And if you prefer a more leisurely pace, you can complete one or more sections on the chairlift, depending on your preference.
THE MOST POPULAR WINTER HIKING ROUTE IN UNTERBÄCH
The winter hiking trail leads from Unterbäch up the toboggan run to Brandalp. From there the trail continues via Breite Stäg to Unner Sänntum. Fortify yourself on the way with hearty mountain hut fare in the Alpenrösli restaurant on Brandalp or in the Ginals restaurant in Unner Sänntum.
Tip: The hike can be shortened as desired with the Unterbäch – Brandalp and Brandalp – Breite Stäg chairlifts.
- Hiking time: 3h 30 (↑883m ↓106 m)
- Route: Unterbäch – Brandalp – Breite Stäg – Unners Sänntum
- Length: 10.75 km
- Technical difficulty: easy
- Physical fitness requirement: medium
WINTER HIKING WITH A PANORAMIC GUARANTEE
Panorama trail with Milibach suspension bridge
The panoramic winter hiking trail connects the five municipalities of Törbel, Zeneggen, Bürchen, Unterbäch and Eischoll via a prepared hiking trail. The approximately 18 km long winter hiking trail takes around 5 hours 30 minutes to complete.
Take the Unterbäch-Brandalp chairlift to the start of the panoramic winter hiking trail. The route to Eischoll, Strygge takes around 1h 40 (6.3 km, ↑217 ↓250), where you can take the chairlift to the village of Eischoll. The villages of Eischoll and Unterbäch are connected by the Milibach suspension bridge, offering a circular route with guaranteed panoramic views. The tour also works in the opposite direction and can be combined with a toboggan ride.
PROBABLY THE MOST BEAUTIFUL WINTER HIKING TRAIL IN SWITZERLAND
The panoramic winter hiking trail leads from Törbel, via Zeneggen, Bürchen and Unterbäch to Eischoll. Lined by the Valais and Bernese Alps, the panoramic view changes every hour. On crackling snow, you hike across the entire Augstbord region between 1,480 and 1,800m above sea level from mountain village to mountain village. A unique experience high above the Rhone Valley. The approximately 18km-long winter hiking trail is groomed with snow groomers during the winter season. It is also laid out in such a way that only parts of it can be completed. The individual villages can be reached by public transport.
- Hiking time: 5h 30 (↑543m ↓547 m)
- Route: Furen (Törbel) – Diepja – Obere Hellela (Zeneggen) – Bodmen (Bürchen) – Wiisapji – Brandalp (Unterbäch) – Breite Stäg – Seewustafel – Striigge (Eischoll)
- Length: 18km
- Techncal difficulty: easy
- Pysical fitness requirement: medium