On the footsteps of life of Ceasar Ritz
Hiking in the footsteps of the Säumer from the Grimsel Pass to Obergesteln.
On the old mule track from the Grimsel Pass down into the Rhone Valley to Obergesteln. Again and again you will find places where the old road surface (natural pavement or large covers with stone slabs) is still intact. Today the path is part of the Sbrinz route. The old trade route led from Lucerne via Lake Lucerne, the Haslital up to Grimsel and then down to Obergesteln.
There are various offers and attractions around the Grimsel Pass:
- Furka Steam Railway
- Gelmer railway
- and much more
AuthorObergoms Tourismus AG
Updated: August 14, 2018
- Coming from Brig-Glis on the country road along the Rhone to Oberwald, then on to the Grimsel Pass.
- By car to Oberwald, then by bus to the Grimsel Pass.
- Parking at the Grimsel Pass.
- Parking is available at Oberwald station.
Author’s map recommendations
EquipmentFeste Wanderschuhe, bequeme und witterungsangepasste Kleidung
For changing the range of view, push the arrows together.