Gruben

Location: Valais

Gruben Hiking Trails

Close-up of the head of the Turtmanntal (Turtmann Valley)

Zinal to Gruben via Forcletta Pass

Distance: 10.9 miles (One Way)

This scenic route between the Val d'Anniviers and Gruben crosses Forcletta Pass and features panoramic views of the high peaks towering above the head of the Zinal and Turtmann Valleys.

Close-up of the Weisshorn, Bishorn and Brunegghorn

Gruben to Jungen via Augstbord Pass

Distance: 8.2 miles (One Way)

One of my favorite hikes in the Valais is the steep, scenic climb over Augstbord Pass leading to an overlook with stunning, panoramic views of the Bernese Alps and the high peaks towering above the Mattertal from Stalden to Zermatt.

Close-up of the Bishorn and Weisshorn from Meidpass

St. Luc / Hotel Weisshorn to Gruben via Meidpass

Distance: 6.8 - 7.8 miles (One Way)

Meidpass features splendid views of the glacier clad peaks of the Turtmann Valley, the summits towering above the Rhone Valley and the distant mountains, including Grand Combin and Mont Blanc, rising to the southwest beyond the Anniviers Valley.

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