Winter hiking in Switzerland - naturally in Goms, the mountain village

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  • We, 22.11.
    -9° / 5°
  • Th, 23.11.
    -6° / 4°
  • Fr, 24.11.
    -7° / 4°

I keep you warm. I make sure you do not slip. I like being stored in a warm place. I hate being left in a damp cold corner. Nice weather is okay with me but what I really like is stormy and snowy weather. Snow is my greatest pleasure. I do not mind mud. Take me outside every day! Use me to step on solid ice. Jump into the powdery snow. Just do not throw me in a corner. Moving me does never harm you. What I like will be fun for you, too. Put me on and go out into nature. I am your winter boots.

Goms – the true winter hiking paradise: 86 kilometres of marked winter hiking trails, accessible almost entirely by the Matterhorn Gotthard Railway (MGB)

Winter hiking in Switzerland – tips and tricks

  • Never leave the marked trails and paths in order to protect wildlife and yourself.
  • Keep dog on a leash at all times.
  • Make sure you do not walk over the cross-country ski trails.
  • Mind the avalanche bulletins.
  • The use of the winter hiking trails happens at your own risk.
  • Obergoms Tourismus AG disclaims all liability.
  • Winterwanderung
    The most popular winter hiking trail in alpine mountain valley Obergoms leads alongside the young Rhone from village to village, from Oberwald to Niederwald. Do this flat hiking trail according to your convenience. The Matterhorn Gotthard train takes you comfortably back from every village to the ...
  • Winterwanderung
    These winter hikes lead from Reckingen on an attractiv circular track through deeply snow-covered larch forest to romantically situated Stalen chapel. A singular place of power with beautiful sight to village Reckingen and Gommer mountain landscape.
  • Winterwanderung
    This short circular track leads across sunny area of Ritzingerfeld. Highlight of this winter hike is undoubtably the standalone chapel of Ritzingerfeld that, together with impressive Weisshorm (4505 metres above sea level) in the background is a popular photographic subject.
  • Winterwanderung
    This attractive circular track leads you to sunny area of Chastebiels with many views. Climbing up leads from Blitzingen on a little-used road up to hotel Castle, where you get fantastic view across the whole high mountain valley Obergoms until alpine Furka pass. Above the hotel the winter track ...
  • Winterwanderung
    This varied circuit tour on both sides of young Rhone leads through a beautiful winter landscape that is characterized by alluvial forests. The circuit can easily be made despite some ways up and down.
  • Winterwanderung
    This easy circular track leads across the large, sunny plain of former airfield Münster. On this road you can enjoy a beautiful view on Gommer mountain landscape and lovely mountain village Münster.
  • Winterwanderung
    This winter hike leads through the original Gommer mountain villages on the sunny side of the valley between Oberwald and Biel. The path allows for relaxing pleasure hiking. Plan the length of your hiking trail at your discretion. The Matterhorn Gotthard train takes you comfortably back from every ...
  • Winterwanderung
    To feel the majesty of the mountains from a close distance - to realize the precious glittering of water in eternal ice. On the way from Oberwald to hotel-restaurant Rhonequelle winter dreams come true. An unforgettable experience for everybody.
  • Winterwanderung
    The Pischenwald (forest) lines Oberwald in a dreamy and fabulous way. The comfortable circular trail in deeply snow-covered mountain forest with mighty larch trees invites for relaxation.
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