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The Langgletscher

Glacier · Lötschental · 2,400 m
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    The Langgletscher
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The forefield of the Langgletscher is easily accessible and has been designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The “See & understand“ theme path provides insight into the climate and landscape of glaciers, ever changing over the course of time with the effects of nature and humans. Along a total of 23 stations, the nature trail tells the history of the formation of this impressive mountain landscape of the Langgletscher. There are three routes to choose from.

1) Stations 1-23, length 13 km, elevation difference 713m, hiking time 4 hrs 45 min. This trail can also be hiked over two days.
2) Stations 1-14 and 19-23, length 10.4 km, elevation difference 460m, hiking time 3 hrs 30 min.
3) Stations 1-14, length 8.4 km, elevation difference 300m, hiking time 2 hrs 45 min.
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Update: June 15, 2016


2'637'303E 1'145'260N
46.457632, 7.924196
46°27'27.5"N 7°55'27.1"E
32T 417387 5145457
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