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Simplonpass - Glishorn - Brig

  • start: Simplonpass, Kulm post bus stop
  • destination: Brig, train station

Challenging hike with a magnificent view of the Rhone Valley and Brig. From the Simplonpass (2005m), which connected the Valais with northern Italy in the Middle Ages, you climb up to the Glishorn (2525m). The summit is rather a flat hilltop and some hikers are attracted by the magnificent view from the steep abyss edge of the summit.

The hike starts on the Simplon Pass in the direction of Nanzlicka. After the "Lengritz" you descend about 200m. Then the ascent to the Glishorn follows.

The descent from Glishorn to Mattustafel is steep, so be careful. It is important not to miss the beginning of the small path approx. 250 metres west of the Glishorn summit. From Mattustafel to Brig, you can either use the wide corridor road or continue down the very steep mountain path to Brig.

Arriving at the destination, one can enjoy the Glishorn, which rises in the south of the city, once again from below.

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