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Murmeltier auf dem Weg nach Spielboden

Murmeltier auf dem Weg nach Spielboden

Blick vom Spielboden Richtung Saas-Fee Dorf

Blick vom Spielboden Richtung Saas-Fee Dorf

Informationstafel beim Gletschersee

Informationstafel beim Gletschersee

Tour description

The Eco Trail sets off in a south-westerly direction from the Hannig mountain station. After a short walk, the trail splits from the main path and continues across the Torrenbach to Schönegg. The short but steep descent from Schönegg begins along the path that leads to the Mischabel hut. Halfway down, the trail branches off to the right and continues along Route 10 over the Gand moraine to the glacial lake Gletschersee. This peaceful and beautiful spot invites hikers to linger a while and contemplate the sheer might of this millennia-old glacier.
The next section involves a climb to Spielboden, where hundreds of marmots are eagerly waiting to be fed some tasty titbits. Hikers can then descend on the Spielboden gondola lift. This trail can also be hiked in reverse.
The Eco Trail features numerous information boards on topics such as nature, energy, vegetation and the glaciers around Saas-Fee and the Saas Valley.


Pay attention to the cableway timetable.

Make sure you plan enough time for the hike and be sure to wear sturdy walking shoes and good outdoor clothing

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Places along the route: Hannig - Hannigalp - Torrentbach - Trift - Gletschersee - Gletschergrotte - Gletscheralp - Spielboden


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Tour history (B05488)

First published: Dienstag, 21. Mai 2013

Last updated: Dienstag, 13. Januar 2015

Tour published by: Presented by www.saas-fee.ch

Tour characteristics

Distance: 7.3 km | Time requirement: 3½ h
Ascent: 651 m | Descent: 539 m
Highest point: 2448 m.a.s.l.

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See also

Saas-Fee/Saastal Tourismus
Obere Dorfstrasse 2
3906 Saas-Fee
Tel.: +41 (0)27 958 18 58
E-Mail: info@saas-fee.ch
Homepage: www.saas-fee.ch

Mountain Restaurant Hühnerstall Hannig
3906 Saas-Fee
Tel.: +41 (0)27 957 14 19
E-Mail: hannig-saas-fee@bluewin.ch
Homepage: www.hannig-saas-fee.ch

Restaurant Spielboden
Kulinarische Höhepunkte
3906 Saas-Fee/VS
Tel.: +41 (0)27 957 22 12
Mobile: +41 (0)79 332 43 38
E-Mail: spielboden@fletschhorn.ch
Homepage: www.spielboden.ch

Restaurant Gletschergrotte
3906 Saas-Fee
Tel.: +41 27 957 21 60

Saastal Bergbahnen AG
Panoramastrasse 5
3906 Saas-Fee
Tel. +41 (0)27 958 11 00
E-Mail: bergbahnen@saas-fee.ch
Homepage: www.saas-fee.ch/bergbahnen