«Rottenloipe» (26 kilometres, easy)
This trail is named for the River Rhone which is called the "Rotten" in this region. It leads from Oberwald to Niederwald along the course of the river. This trail lies at an average height of 1,300 metres above sea level and is ideal for skiers who want to take it easy and enjoy the stunning scenery.
«Hangloipe» (27 kilometres, medium)
This trail also connects Oberwald and Niederwald. It runs along the shady northern side of the valley, has some gentle uphill stretches and is ideal for athletic skiers.
«Sonnenloipe» (8 kilometres, easy)
It runs from Obergesteln to Münster along the right-hand bank of the Rhone. The Sun trail is perfect for relaxed skiing in the warming sun.
«Herzloipe» (5 kilometres, easy) part of the Sonnenloipe
The signaled "heart cross-country trails" are without any major gradient and are especially suitable for cross country beginners and for all who want to do something for their hearts health.
Our route: Geschinen-Obergesteln or vice versa on the Sonnenloipe
«Waldloipe» / «Pischeloipe» (5.5 kilometres, medium)
This circular trail in the Pischä Forest may remind you of Scandinavia. It starts and ends in Oberwald.
«Nachtloipe» (4.5 kilometres, easy)
From mid December to mid March cross-country skiers can practise their skills every evening from 5.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. on a floodlit circular trail between Obergesteln and Ulrichen.
«FIS Rennloipe» (5 kilometres, challenging)
Obergoms also offers special trails for athletes in training. This racing circuit is exactly the right challenge for ambitious cross-country skiers. It has steep ascents, rapid descents and tricky changes in direction and has been recognised by the International Ski Federation (FIS). This racing trail is located in the grounds of the Nordic Centre in Ulrichen.
«Trainingsloipe» (2 x 3 kilometres, challenging)
For ambitious skiers there are towo demanding 3-kilometres long training trails between Oberwald and Obergesteln and in Grafschaft available.
«Hundeloipe» (4 kilometres, easy)
Dogs are welcome to accompany their owners on this special trail between Obergesteln and Oberwald.
«Rhonequelle» (4 kilometers, difficult)
The snowy pass road between Oberwald and the Hotel-Restaurant Rhonequelle is considered as an ideal fitness training for skating runners.
Attention! This route is not groomed for classic skiing and is also used by winter hikers and sledgers.
Simplonpass cross-country trail (5 kilometres)
The Talisman (season pass of Loipe Goms) entitles you to altitude training at 2000 m above sea level. In a paradisiacal snowy landscape, the Simplon Pass offers 5 km of groomed classic and freestyle trails. The route starts at the Hotel Restaurant Monte Leone and leads over the breathtaking mountain landscape to the Hotel Restaurant Simplon Blick.
Further information at www.simplon.ch or Ecomuseum Simplon Tourismus T +41 27 979 10 10