Hiking & nature

Into the snow of the Lötschental with the Postbus

The magical Lötschental Valley

The RegioExpress Lötschberger takes you to Goppenstein, which is the starting point of a beautiful and interesting Postbus journey through picturesque Lötschental villages, and from there to your final destination in Blatten. After you arrive, you can take the hiking trail from Blatten to Kühmatt, or from Blatten to Kippel, and enjoy the fresh mountain air and snowy countryside along the way.

Availability Today (Saturday) open

The Postbus operates several times a day between Goppenstein and Blatten (according to the regular timetable).


Both winter hiking trails can be used free of charge.

Prices in CHF incl. VAT / Prices and products subject to alteration


Blatten–Kühmatt–Blatten winter hiking trail

This peaceful winter hiking trail takes you to the famous Kühmad pilgrimage site.

Distance: 4.5 km; climb/descent: 112 m; duration: 1 hour and 15 min.

Blatten–Kippel winter hiking trail

Distance: 4.9 km; climb: 95 m; descent: 240 m; duration: 2 hours

On the way back, it pays to stop in Kippel and visit the Lötschental Museum there.

Snow shoes

Snow shoes can be hired at the sports shop in Wiler shown below. We recommend that you make a reservation in advance:
Intersport, tel.: +41 27 939 15 84, info@sporthaus-lauchern.ch

The winter hiking trails can also be used without show shoes.

Trail conditions

Get information on winter hiking trail conditions before you go.

Weather & webcam Today: fair weather 7/9°

Day Weather Temperature
Today fair weather 7/9°
Tomorrow partly cloudy 0/6°
Monday rain 1/2°
Tuesday fair weather -5/3°
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