Glacier walks: experience the perpetual ice

Awe-inspiring! – surely the expression that springs to mind when you see the Great Aletsch Glacier for the first time.

A fascinating ice giant, this is the largest glacier in the Alps: 27 billion tonnes of ice over a distance of 23 km. You can discover the glacier up close on a glacier walk, an amazing and unforgettable experience. Experienced mountain guides take you safely over the ice. Adventurous spirits can even abseil down one of the immense crevasses.

Visitors on the guided glacier walks will also find out a wealth of fascinating facts about glaciers, the ice ages and the flora and fauna of the Aletsch Arena. 

All guided glacier walks in the UNESCO World Heritage Site

Safely explore the Great Aletsch Glacier with an experienced mountain guide. An unforgettable experience. Guided glacier walks run almost daily from the resorts of RiederalpBettmeralp and Fiesch-Eggishorn.

  • 07/06/2018 - 25/10/2018
    09:30 - 16:30 (Th)
    Ice caves at the Great Aletsch Glacier
    This walk to the rugged, fissured landscape of the glacier edge is a top holiday highlight. Groups take the gondola to Moosfluh view point. From there ...
    Talstation Gletscherbahn Moosfluh, Riederalp
  • 05/06/2018 - 21/10/2018
    08:15 - 16:15 (Su, Tu, Fr)
    Aletsch Glacier trip
    Fiescheralp - Aletschgletscher - Fiescheralp
    Discover fascinating phenomena of the perpetual ice and exciting aspects of the Great Aletsch Glacier and ...
    Bergsteigerzentrum Aletsch, Fiesch
  • 09/06/2018 - 20/10/2018
    00:00 (Su, Sa)
    2 days tour: Weekend - Great Aletsch Glacier
    2 day stay on Fiescheralp: one overnight in a hotel (dinner and breakfast) incl. Aletsch Glacier trip
    Discover fascinating phenomena of the perpetual ...
    Aletschgletscher - Weekend
  • 12/06/2018 - 25/09/2018
    08:15 (Tu, We)
    Trekking on the great Aletsch Glacier Fiesch - Konkordiahütte - Fiesch
    Fiesch – Konkordia hut – Fiesch
    Dates: always on a Tuesday to Wednesday from 12 June to 25 September 2018
    Duration: 2 days
    Meeting place: 8:15 h ...
    Bergsteigerzentrum Aletsch, Fiesch
  • 11/09/2018 - 23/10/2018
    08:30 - 15:30 (Tu)
    Katzenlöcher glacier walk
    Bettmeralp - Aletsch Glacier - Bettmeralp
    Dates: always on a Tuesday from 26 June to 25 Ocotober 2018, additionally on Thursdays from 12 July to 16 ...
    Infocenter, Bettmeralp
  • 13/06/2018 - 17/10/2018
    09:15 - 15:15 (We)
    UNESCO glacier walk
    Riederalp - Aletschgletscher - Riederalp
    Cable car ride to Moosfluh. From Moosfluh through the Aletsch Forest to the “Katzenlöcher”. This is ...
    Talstation Moosfluh, Riederalp
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