Hiking tours in the mountain village Goms

Hiking Trail recommended route

Tour to the Stockji

Hiking Trail · Goms
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  • Stockji
    / Stockji
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  • / Aussicht auf Berg und Tal
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  • / Das Dorf Reckingen
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  • / Orientation on the hiking tour
    Photo: ©christianpfammatter, Obergoms Tourismus AG
  • / Good hiking preparation is worth it!
    Photo: ©christianpfammatter, Obergoms Tourismus AG
  • / Mountain village Reckingen
    Photo: ©christianpfammatter, CC BY, Obergoms Tourismus AG
  • / Autumn view on the mountain village Münster
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m 3000 2500 2000 1500 1000 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 km Hotel Restaurant Landhaus Schwimmbad Reckingen Gommermärt Minigolfplatz Reckingen Pfarrkirche Münster Münster Reckingen
Great scenic enjoyment and stunning views of mountains and valleys are guaranteed on this hike!
difficult
Distance 15.1 km
6:08 h
1,321 m
1,279 m
Do you feel like going off the beaten track after a hike? Then set out to discover the beautiful Stockji Peak! Great scenic enjoyment and stunning views of mountain and valley are guaranteed!

Author’s recommendation

The Gommer Pass of the Matterhorn Gotthard Railway entitles the holder to free travel during the validity period on the route between Oberwald and Fiesch Feriendorf in 2nd class.
Difficulty
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Highest point
2,602 m
Lowest point
1,312 m
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Rest Stop

Hotel Restaurant Landhaus

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

Reckingen, station (1,317 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'661'840E 1'146'750N
DD
46.469229, 8.243770
DMS
46°28'09.2"N 8°14'37.6"E
UTM
32T 441940 5146462
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Destination

Münster, Station

Turn-by-turn directions

Reckingen - Rotmatte - Stockji- Chäller - Münster

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

The regional trains of the Matterhorn Gotthard Railway take you from Brig to Reckingen in 1h 03 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 30 km to Reckingen.

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

Parking

Public parking spaces are available in the vicinity of the railway station or in the village of Reckingen. Follow the local parking guidance system.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'661'840E 1'146'750N
DD
46.469229, 8.243770
DMS
46°28'09.2"N 8°14'37.6"E
UTM
32T 441940 5146462
w3w 
///vows.chuckling.afflicted
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

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

Similar routes nearby

  • Roundtrail Grathorn
  • Tour Blinnenhorn
  • Goms Forrest Trail: Reckingen - Niederwald
  • Over the Galebrunne
  • To the small wild romantic Brusee
  • Galmihornhütte Hiking Tour
  • Gommer Höhenweg: Münster - Bellwald
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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
15.1 km
Duration
6:08 h
Ascent
1,321 m
Descent
1,279 m
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