Rest stopsHotel-Bergrestaurant Alpenrösli
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- Bring a map. Download full description of this route including large- scale map by clicking on “Print” icon, top right of this page.
- Use marked trails only, and observe all signposting – for your own safety, to safeguard grazing animals and to avoid disturbing wildlife.
- Please be considerate to other trail users, and to the plants and animals. Do not leaveanywaste in nature.
- Take extra care protecting yourself from the sun at altitude. UV radiation can be exceptionally strong, even in cloudy weather.
- Plan hike carefully: take into consideration fitness level of each participant, weather forecast and season.
- Weather conditions can change quickly in the mountains, without warning. Appropriate clothing is therefore essential, along with adequate supplies of food and water. In uncertainweather, turn back in good time.
- Do not venture onto glaciers without a mountain guide.
- Take note of the warning signs that point out the constant danger, especially the danger of avalanches.
- Inform others of planned route, and whenever possible, avoid going alone.
Tips and hints
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More information about the destination Unterbäch: https://unterbaech.ch
Unterbäch can also be easily reached by car. Take either the route from Visp via Bürchen to Unterbäch, or the route from Turtmann via Eischoll to Unterbäch.
Tip: the Visp-Bürchen-Unterbäch route is a little more winding, but wider. The Turtmann-Eischoll-Unterbäch route is less winding, but narrower.
ParkingIn Unterbäch, you can either park your car in the car park at the eastern entrance to the village or directly in the village, below the top station of the Raron-Unterbäch cable car. If you wish to drive to Raron and then take the cable car to Unterbäch, you can park free of charge in the car park marked LRU. The parking meter ticket will be refunded at the Unterbäch cable car.
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- good footwear
- clothing suitable for the weather: always carry a waterproof jacket
- hat or cap
- bottle for water, picnic
- hikingpoles (optional)
- printout of this hike (click “Print” icon, top right, to download)
- 3 Waypoints
- 3 Waypoints