The Aletsch Glacier, at a total length of 23 km, is the longest glacier in the Alps. Surrounded by the Aletsch Forest, at an altitude of 2,2000 meters. The forests are highly popular with hikers and are the highest stone pine forests in Europe.
A hike thru the Aletsch is an ideal way to explore and admire the magnificient glacier and forest. Starts your exploration at Riederalp (Riederfurka) and take the moraine trails thru the forests.The route offers some of the most scenic and breahtaking views of the alpine glacier and the forests.The route further takes you to the scenic Lake Märjelen and finally to Fiescheralp.
How to get there:
By car: the easiest way is to travel from Brig to Morel, to the valley station of the Betten/Bettmeralp cable cabin, and then move up to Riederalp or Bettmeralp by cable cars.