Location: canton of Valais in the Germanic part on the right bank of the Rhône above Visp.

Description: easy hike to discover a magnificent region between green meadows, deciduous and coniferous forest and typical hamlet with century-old raccards burned by the sun and very well preserved.

Total length: about 10 km

Walking time: about 4 hours

Elevation: +/- 645 meters

Altitude: between 1048 and 1575 meters

National hiking map 1: 50’000: 274 Vips

Best period: from late April to November

Difficulty : T2


The route starts in Eggen at the car park after the hairpin on the main road at the exit of the village or from the postal stop “Eggerberg, Eggen” Follow the indications of the hiking trail uphill which crosses some houses and joins the road of Eggen. Follow this road uphill for a few meters and turn left up the road towards « Finnu”.
Follow this fairly steep climb for about 400 meters to reach a junction at the height of the Bisse de Görperi. Head east towards Howang by taking the path downstream of the bisse. After 600 meters slightly downhill, the route joins the Eggen road to be followed uphill for 200 meters to reach the fork downstream of the road towards Howang and Oberi Brich. Continue towards Bobma. Cross the hamlet of Bobma towards Egga following an agricultural road (eastbound). At the end of the agricultural road turn left by taking a path upstream of the road towards the place called “Blaasi”. From there, turn left (west) towards altitude point 1485 (Flüokapalli).
Continue towards Meinumatta (altitude point 1571) and continue towards Finnen (Finnu) following altitude points 1569, 1581, 1472. Cross the beautiful hamlet of Finnen towards Eggen via a downhill path that cross the motorable road twice and reach the junction at the height of the Bisse de Görperi. Continue down towards Eggen and the starting point.

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Very nice hike, practicable very early in the season because it is very exposed to the sun. Magnificent view of the Mischabels massif. In summer, it can be very hot all along the route. There are regularly benches along the route to organize a picnic.

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