Day 1: Grimsel Pass - Oberwald
Distance: 13.8 km. Ascent: 535 m. Descent: 1132 m. Hiking time: 4 h 30 min.
From the Grimselpass 2165 m. onwards from the Totesee we ascend over the hilly plateau to the Triebtenseelücke 2665 m. We enjoy the panorama to the Lauteraar and Unteraar glaciers, over the Grimselsee and Triebtensee. The Jostsee 2419 m asl leads us to the plateau of Nassboden 2168 m asl and the little lake of the Oberwalder Grimsle. On the gravel path we reach the Hotel Rhonequelle 1569 m asl via Läger and Hoflüe. With a delicious dinner we let our impressions pass in review and relax overnight in the cosy rooms.
Day 2: Oberwald - Reckingen.
Distance: 20 km. Ascent: 1064 m. Descent: 1303 m. Hiking time: 6 h 30 min.
After a rich breakfast we start the hiking trail to Oberwald, our warm-up training. At Punkt 1489 m we reach the Gommer Höhenweg. The path winds its way up and down along the flank of the valley. On the way we enjoy the panoramic view over the Goms and the surrounding mountains. The flower splendour on the meadows and in the light forest. We cross the Rötischbach, the Jostbach, Milibach, Oberbach, Niederbach, Geschinerbach and the Minstigerbach. We enjoy the typical Valaisian houses on the way. Obergestelen, Ulrichen, Geschinen, and Münster we look at from above.