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Tarns and moors on the Moosalpe

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In summer the area of Moosalp offers you an extensive network of hiking paths. Especially popular is the "Stand" viewpoint, which offers an outstanding view of the surrounding Valais and Bernese 4000-metre peaks. Picturesquely nestled below the "Stand" lies the Bonigersee. The tarn is covered by thick mossy areas and is a nature reserve, but a hiking trail leads most of the way around it. The protected region covers an area of 1.5 square kilometres with 11 different types of moor land, including high and flat moors, some of which are national natural preservation sites.
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Updated: August 24, 2016


46.255956, 7.844238
46°15'21.4"N 7°50'39.3"E
32T 410920 5123135
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7.2 km
2:17 h
73 m
768 m
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2:00 h
197 m
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6.8 km
2:05 h
194 m
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24.3 km
2:45 h
1,509 m
90 m
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Hikes · Visp
Top Difficulty moderate
Distance 7.2 km
Duration 2:17 h
Ascent 73 m
Descent 768 m

This walk from Moosalp to Zeneggen leads through a region known for its peat bogs and small mountain lakes via the old “Suone” water channel.

from Valais/Wallis Promotion,   Valais/Wallis Promotion
Map / Panoramaweg Stand (Moosalp)
Top Difficulty easy
Distance 6.4 km
Duration 2:00 h
Ascent 197 m
Descent 197 m

Wer die Moosalp noch nicht kennt, kann sie auf dieser Wanderung perfekt kennen lernen und sich auf der Höhe von 2’000 Metern akklimatisieren.

from Lötschental Marketing AG,   Lötschental Marketing AG
Hikes · Valais
Moosalp Panoramaweg
Top Difficulty easy
Distance 6.8 km
Duration 2:05 h
Ascent 194 m
Descent 194 m

This panoramic trail is the best way to explore the Moosalp. A unique panoramic view of the Upper Valais and twelve 4000-metre peaks await you on ...

from Nancy Pellissier,   Valais/Wallis Promotion
Top Difficulty difficult
Distance 24.3 km
Duration 2:45 h
Ascent 1,509 m
Descent 90 m

The Moosalp pass is definitely worth the trip! From Turtmann, the route climbs 1,550m over several stages and offers plenty of surprises for ...

from Valais/Wallis Promotion,   Valais/Wallis Promotion
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