Snowshoe tour: The Alp Trail starts at Ernen and takes you along a route next to the sports hall in a westerly direction across a meadow. After a few hundred metres on the road, Binntalstrasse, the trail then leads through the forest.
The start panel is located near the grocery store Volg in Ernen. From there, you proceed down a path next to the sports hall in a westerly direction across a meadow from where you have beautiful views of the village and the church. After a few hundred metres on the road, Binntalstrasse, the trail leads through the forest towards Binnegga. The beautiful view from there is a reward for your efforts. The route then continues across a meadow to the wood yard and to the road known as Alpe Frid Strasse. From here, the road climbs steeply in parts towards Egga, Alpe Frid, Rossboden. On your way, you can enjoy the peace and quiet and stunning views. You make the return journey down via Frid and the forest chapel back to Ernen.
SeasonJanuary, February, March, December
- 8.00 km
- Vertical heigth
- 700 m
- Time required
- 5 hours
- Level technique
- Level condition
Safety advicesIt can be highly dangerous to walk on slopes that are not marked/patrolled due to the risk of falling, avalanches and glacier crevasses. Accidents cannot be ruled out. Tours details are compiled to the best of our knowledge but we cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Equipment rentSnow shoes available from the "Sport Café" in Ernen.
Tel. +41 27 971 50 55