Hikes and mountain ascents in the Valais Alps

Inspiration for trips in Wallis

Petr Liška
Wrote 1920 articles and follows him / her 147 travelers
(3 rating)
Hikes and mountain ascents in the Valais Alps
Inserted: 27.03.2018
Author: Martin Jack Gregor © gigaplaces.com

The Valais Alps offer countless beautiful hikes and mountain ascents. The highest peak of the Valais Alps is Dufourspitze (4,634 m above sea level), but the biggest attraction of the whole mountain range is the beautiful Matterhorn mountain (4,478 m above sea level). Especially around Zermatt, you can make hiking easier with a number of trains and cable cars.

Tours from Zermatt

Classic base on the Matterhorn

Most of the most famous trips and tours in Wallis start in Zermatt. The main goal is the view of the famous Matterhorn

Part of itienary

Article: Hike Zermatt - Riffelsee - Gornergrat

The starting point of this tour is the town of Zermatt, from where most visitors leave the cogwheel. But we decided on a less… continue reading

Hike Zermatt - Riffelsee - Gornergrat
Part of itienary

Article: Lake path

The lake path around Zermatt with views of the Matterhorn is very popular. You can help yourself with the underground cable car… continue reading

Lake path
Part of itienary

Article: Ascent to the base camp below the Matterhorn

We took the cable car from Zermatt to Schwarzsee at 2583 m above sea level. Our journey continued with the descent to Zermatt… continue reading

Ascent to the base camp below the Matterhorn

Ascent to Breithorn

Zermatt is also a starting point for the lightest alpine four thousand – Breithorn.

Part of itienary

Article: Ascent to Breithorn

Breithorn (4,165 m above sea level) is considered to be the lightest alpine 4,000 m high. The massif itself has five peaks, the… continue reading

Ascent to Breithorn


A starting point for climbers

Sass-Fee is probably the second most popular resort in the Valais Alps after Zermatt. From here you can go to a number of peaks such as Allalinhorn, Alphubel, etc.

Part of itienary

Article: Allalin design

Ascents above Saas-Fee: Allalinhorn 4,027 m. – via HohlaubGletcher, surprisingly finally to the top and climbing … Strahlhorn 4… continue reading

Allalin design
Part of itienary

Article: Ascent to Alphubel

When you spend Christmas with your family in Saas-Fee, it is not such a problem to climb to 4,000. You will definitely climb… continue reading

Ascent to Alphubel
Applaud the author of the article!
Share it on:

They been there (2)

They want there (1)

Have you been there? Contribute a good advice to travelers who want to go to this area or add places to your visited list.

Do you want to go there? There is nothing easier than having to deal with others and go on a trip or get tips on where you want to go.


Practical information


Have you been there? Write a review of this place

Already rated by 3 travelers

Have you been there? Write a review of this place

You must be logged in to post a review or