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Sponsorship of hiking trails

Here you can participate.

GIVING SOMETHING BACK TO GOMS.

Do you like to spend time in untouched nature and love to explore the high valley on foot? Would you like to give something back to Goms? Then you've come to the right place, we're looking for you!

 

Idea

The Goms is characterised, among other things, by its network of hiking trails covering around 400 kilometres. The hiking trails are maintained and cared for by the Goms Forest. This ensures that hiking enthusiasts in the high valley can choose from dozens of safe and varied routes at any time.

The effort for the maintenance of the hiking trails is enormous and external support would greatly relieve the employees of Forst Goms, so that they can devote more of their working time to innovation and larger projects. That is why we have launched hiking trail sponsorships. Before your next hike, find out what minor maintenance work needs to be done on the trail and invest a few minutes along the way to make the trail fit for the summer. In addition to relieving the burden on Forst Goms, we also see this project as an opportunity to offer guests and locals alike a glimpse behind the scenes and thus sensitise them to the issues of nature conservation and landscape management.

Caring by hiking.
The idea is that you will be caring for a hiking trail that you enjoy walking. So to speak, caring by hiking. Here you can combine a good cause with a nice hike.

 

your tasks

As a sponsor you have various tasks.

  • Reporting the condition to the forest
  • Brighten up the path
  • Cut out branches that are hanging in
  • Drainage
  • Possibly raking in spring
  • Possibly fine clearing

 

The hiking trail network

Is your favourite hiking trail included and do you want to ensure that it continues to provide unforgettable hiking moments? Do you prefer to get to know a new trail and maintain it while hiking? When it comes to the choice of routes by the godmothers and godfathers, the principle applies: first come first served. 

 

Registration

Are you ready to take on this exciting and adventurous challenge? Then we look forward to getting to know you personally. We would like to thank you for your commitment.
We look forward to receiving your registration with contact details and your desired hiking route at tourismus@goms.ch or +41 27 974 68 68

Initial day

The initial day of the project "Trail Sponsorship" will take place on Saturday 21 May 2022. All sponsors who have registered by then are invited for instruction and to get to know Forst Goms. At the same time, the Trail Clean Up Goms will take place on this day. Anyone who wants to may accompany our volunteers to get an insight into possible work on site and to get a feel for it.

Meeting point: Hangar U83 Nordic Centre, Ulrichen 


09.00 - 17.00 Trail Clean Up Goms
Anyone who wants to can come along to get valuable tips on the spot.
Registration until 17 May to joanne.muoser@st-gotthard.com

17.00 Official instruction and getting to know the Goms forest (initial day)

17.00 - 21.00 Barbecue and cosy get-together
Official instruction and getting to know the Goms forest (initial day). 

 

 

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