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
Both winter hiking trails can be used free of charge.
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 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
The winter hiking trails can also be used without show shoes.
Get information on winter hiking trail conditions before you go.
Weather & webcam Today: fair weather 7/9°