The "Gommer Höhenweg" is one of the best-known high-altitude hiking trails in Switzerland. The hike was opened in 1976 and leads from Bellwald via Münster VS to Oberwald. The highest point is in Reckingerbach at around 1800 metres. The trail leads high above the Goms, through forests, lush alpine pastures and barren fields. With the JST Mountain Drive, even cerebral paralysed guests can experience part of this beautiful hiking trail.
- 2,37 km
- 40 minutes
- 22 m
- 89 m
- start: Holzer Sport – Bellwald
- destination: Holzer Sport – Bellwald
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- Suitable for Pushchair
Holzer Sport – Bellwald
Holzer Sport – Bellwald
To experience the hike, we recommend following the path past the Kinderlang in Gassen. Pass the swimming pond and continue towards the Hotel Residence Edelweiss. There you cross the road and follow the hiking trail in the direction of the Gommer Höhenweg. Just follow the path until you reach the Cabane d'Alsace. If you wish, you are welcome to linger here for a moment. Take the same path back to Holzer Sport.
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The wheelchair drives in a hiking speed to max. 6km/h. He can be set by the right size of his User. The driver or the companion can control the multidrive city tour Dual Hike - Stei 2/3. The usage of the JST mountain Drive occurs by your own risk.
JST Mountain Drive
The Mountain Drive - Dual / Hike is a all-terrain wheelchair, with which an incline up to 30 percent can be managed.
From Sion/Sitten: After leaving the motorway in Sierre, stay on the cantonal road until Naters. Then drive through Mörel, Unterdeisch, Lax and Fiesch. After 6 km turn left to Fürgangen. Drive through Fürgangen and follow the road to Bellwald.
From Bern: Take the motorway towards Kandersteg: Exit 19 Spiez/Faulensee. Follow the signs to the Kandersteg car transport. After the car transport, drive to Gampel/Steg. At the roundabout turn right towards Visp/Brig/Naters. Then drive through Naters, Mörel, Unterdeisch, Lax and Fiesch. After 6 km turn left to Fürgangen. Drive through Fürgangen and follow the road to Bellwald.
From Zurich: Take the motorway in the direction of Gotthard. Then take the exit to the Furkapass. You can either cross the Furka Pass (only in the summer months) or take the car train in Realp. You arrive in Oberwald. Continue until you cross the Mühlebach gallery. Then turn right towards Fürgangen. Drive through Fürgangen and follow the road to Bellwald.
Bellwald has two large car parks.
The Basper car park is located at the bottom of the village. This car park is free of charge.
The second car park is near the valley station of the mountain railway. There are two large parking areas here, both of which are chargeable.
From Zurich, Bern, Basel, Geneva or Lausanne with the SBB via Visp to Brig. In Brig, change to the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn and take it to the Fürgangen-Bellwald stop. There you change to the Fürgangen cable car, which takes you directly to the village centre. From the village centre, a short walk uphill awaits you. Just follow the signs in the direction of the sports field. This will take you to Holzer Sport within 10 minutes.