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Skitour in the Bodme

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Skitour for beginners above the Simplon Dorf in the Bodme. The short tour takes about 1 hour and is 2km long.
moderate
Distance 2.2 km
1:00 h
411 m
411 m
Ascent

Simplon Dorf – From Simplon Dorf head in direction Obri Matte. Keep left towards Liegje and for the last part of the tour head towards the Bodmerhorn.

Descent

Simplon Dorf – The descent is via the ascent route. This may vary depending on the risk assessment.

Author’s recommendation

Ski tourers feel at home on the Simplon. Spend the night in one of the hotels on the pass or in the village and spend a few days touring in the region.

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Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Bodme, 1,886 m
Lowest point
Simplon Dorf, 1,475 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Hotel Rest. Grina
Hotel Post Simplon Dorf
Hotel Restaurant Fletschhorn

Safety information

Safe skiing, alpine, quite difficult tour. Only accessible in very safe conditions, and you do so at your own risk.

Rapid changes in weather can occur. Be careful and do not put yourself in danger.

Disclaimer

Walking routes in alpine terrain requires good physical condition, serious preparation and technical knowledge in mountain sports. The ascent of the routes described is at your own risk. Brig Simplon Tourismus AG, SAC and the authors do not assume any liability for the topicality, correctness and completeness of the information provided. Liability claims of any kind against Brig Simplon Tourismus AG or against the authors are excluded.

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Tips and hints

More information about ski tours at: www.sac-cas.ch/de/huetten-und-touren

Questions about the Brig Simplon region: www.brig-simplon.ch

Start

Simplon Dorf (1,474 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'647'656E 1'116'168N
DD
46.195287, 8.055972
DMS
46°11'43.0"N 8°03'21.5"E
UTM
32T 427159 5116178
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Destination

Bodme

Turn-by-turn directions

From Simplon Dorf head in direction Obri Matte. Keep left towards Liegje and for the last part of the tour head towards the Bodmerhorn.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

You can reach the Simplon by car or by post bus from Brig or Iselle

Stop: Simplon Dorf, Post

 

Getting there

By post bus or private vehicle to Simplon Dorf

Parking

There are parking spaces available in Simplon Dorf

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'647'656E 1'116'168N
DD
46.195287, 8.055972
DMS
46°11'43.0"N 8°03'21.5"E
UTM
32T 427159 5116178
w3w 
///charities.chills.copiers
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

More information at the tourist office or the SAC.

Author’s map recommendations

Snowshoe and ski tour map 1: 50000 is available from the Brig and Simplon tourist office. 274S Visp ISBN number: 978-3-302-20274-7

Equipment

Complete ski touring equipment

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
2.2 km
Duration
1:00 h
Ascent
411 m
Descent
411 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Refreshment stops available Linear route
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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