A mountain hike through wonderful forests at the Rothwald between the Simplon and Brig. The hike can be easily reached by post bus. Restaurants are also available.
Distance 7.9 km
From the post bus stop Schallbett you cross the street and climb up to the gallery north of the former restaurant Schallbett. From here follow the well-marked path through the beautiful Chapfwald forest until you reach the highest point "zur Burst" at 2220 m.a.s.l. From here you descend to the valley station of the upper ski lift. Continue on a good path to Bärenfalle. From here it goes directly down to the path that leads through the Doruwaldji to the mountain inn Wasenalp. Now follow the path towards Rothwald, where you reach the post bus stop again.
Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
Phone: +41 27 921 60 30
The mountain restaurants in Rothwald and Wasenalp invite you to take a break.
AuthorBrig Simplon Tourismus AG
Update: July 29, 2021
Getting thereBy post bus to Rothwald or Schallbett.
ParkingWe recommend travelling by post bus.
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EquipmentEquipment adapted to the weather is indispensable. For all hikes it is strongly recommended to wear good, sturdy mountain boots.
Basic Equipment for Hiking
- Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
- Layered, moisture wicking clothing
- Hiking socks
- Rucksack (with rain cover)
- Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
- Hiking poles
- Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
- First aid kit
- Blister kit
- Bivy / survival bag
- Survival blanket
- Pocket knife
- Cell phone
- Navigation equipment / map and compass
- Emergency contact details
- The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
- For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
- Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.
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