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Over the Alp Lenges to the Furkapass

  • start: Oberwald, station
  • destination: Furkapass, Pass height

The beautiful hike to the Furka Pass starts in Oberwald. Passing the mountain village of Gere, which was once independent and even had its own jurisdiction, you finally reach the alp Lenges, where Oberwald's cattle summer. From the long ridge Bidmer you enjoy a magnificent mountain panorama with the Rhone Glacier and its extensive valley. The path then leads you leisurely through the galleries of the Hirschplatten to the Furka Pass.

IMPORTANT: The bridge Muttbach (military road Furkapass direction Tälligrat) can no longer be set due to climate change (foundations of the bridge are shifting). On site, however, you will find a small diversions signalled with cairns - so crossing the stream is possible. 

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