Hiking tours in the mountain village Goms

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Round trail Lake Trützi

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Thanks to the forest road, the ascent to Lake Truetzi is not steep throughout. After the rather long ascent you are spoiled with the view of a beautiful mountain lake above the Rhone Valley. 
difficult
Distance 19.9 km
7:10 h
1,367 m
1,367 m
The forest road is not laid out very steeply and in several turns we slowly walk upwards until the avalanche barriers. The pathway again gets steeper and smaller. After approx. 3 hours in total we reach the Galehitte, an old alpine buildung made from stone. This place is also used by hang-gliders as a starting area. After approx. one quarter of an hour we reach the junction in direction to lake Trützi. Here we climb up to the idyllic mountain lake. The path for climbing down is the same until the junction. Then we take the path leftside to Chäller and further climb down via Bärg to Geschinen.


Author’s recommendation

Take enough food and dry clothes with you to stay a little longer at the lake. 
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Dario Imwinkelried
Updated: November 18, 2020
Difficulty
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Highest point
2,579 m
Lowest point
1,340 m
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Safety information

The use of the hiking trails is at your own risk. Obergoms Tourismus AG disclaims all liability and assumes no responsibility for the accuracy and completeness of the information on this website.

Take a map with you or download the complete description of the route with a large-scale map. Use only signposted paths and observe all markings and signs - for your own safety, for the protection of the landscape and in respect for wildlife. Be considerate of other users. Take your rubbish and that of others with you.

Weather conditions in the mountains can change very quickly and without warning. Adequate clothing and provisions (food and drink) are very important. If the weather is unstable, it is better to turn around early.

Carry additional sun protection with you. UV rays at high altitudes can be very strong, even when the sky is overcast.

Plan your tour carefully and in detail. Inform yourself in advance about the current conditions and weather conditions. The summer report https://www.obergoms.ch/summer-report provides you with valuable information from the region.

Tips and hints

Summer report at https://www.obergoms.ch/summer-report

Time table www.sbb.ch

Telephone number of rescue service: 144

Start

Geschinen, station (1,339 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'664'754E 1'149'270N
DD
46.491614, 8.282057
DMS
46°29'29.8"N 8°16'55.4"E
UTM
32T 444902 5148921
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Destination

Geschinen, station

Turn-by-turn directions

Geschinen - Chumme - Birchegg - Galehitte - Trützisee - Chäller - Bärg - Geschinen

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

The regional trains of the Matterhorn Gotthard Railway take you from Brig to Geschinen in 1h 11 min. The Goms valley is also easily accessible from the Zurich / Lucerne via Andermatt and the Furka base tunnel.

The timetables for all trains and busses can be found at www.sbb.ch.

Getting there

From Brig follow cantonal road No 19 (Furkastrasse) for 34 km to Geschinen.

The Goms valley is also easily accessible from direction Zurich / Lucerne via Andermatt – car transport Furka www.matterhorngotthardbahn.ch.

Parking

You will find public parking at the beginning of Geschinen and at the Geschinersee. 

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'664'754E 1'149'270N
DD
46.491614, 8.282057
DMS
46°29'29.8"N 8°16'55.4"E
UTM
32T 444902 5148921
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

You will find the following brochures in the tourist information offices and in most hotels and restaurants in Obergoms:
  • Summer map of Obergoms with hiking paths and bike trails
  • Holiday companion

Author’s map recommendations

Hiking map, Rotten Verlag, 1:25‘000

National maps 1:25'000 Swisstopo: 1250 Ulrichen / 1270 Binntal

Equipment

We recommend:
  • Good footwear and walking sticks
  • Sun and rain protection and warm clothing
  • Detailed map or information material with good tour preparation
  • Provisions for your day in the great outdoors
  • Pocket pharmacy and mobile phone for emergencies

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  • Gommer Höhenweg: Münster - Bellwald
  • Galmihornhütte Hiking Tour
  • Suspension bridge "Bodmer-Brücke"
  • Roundtrail Grathorn
  • Tour to the Stockji
  • Tour Blinnenhorn
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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
19.9 km
Duration
7:10 h
Ascent
1,367 m
Descent
1,367 m
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