Any way to reach Aletsch Glacier in early May?

Any way to reach Aletsch Glacier in early May?

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suzijohnson
suzijohnson
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Apr 19, 2018 - 4:20 AM

Hello, Is there a way to reach the Aletsch Glacier in early May?

It doesn't appear that the cable car from Fiesch to Eggishorn is working. Are there other ways to see the glacier and from where should I start?

Thank you for your help!

Lucas
Lucas
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Apr 19, 2018 - 7:30 AM in reply to suzijohnson

Hi suzijohnson,

Regular service starts June 9 however it looks like they've started service already once per day (as of April 15). You can find details and timetables on their website here: https://www.aletschare na.ch/life/shows-events/events-calendar/event/?event=excursions-to-the-viewpoints-eggishorn-and-hohfluh&date_from=2018 -04-19

And an overview of the trip on our website here. And Bettmerhorn here.

Last modified on Apr 20, 2018 - 11:00 AM by Arno
GalaxyStars
GalaxyStars
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Apr 19, 2018 - 7:33 AM in reply to suzijohnson

I'm looking at going in late May, but I was going to go from Betten and Bettmeralp. Not sure if this is a good idea or an available option for you maybe? In saying this, it's my first trip there. Enjoy!!

suzijohnson
suzijohnson
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Apr 19, 2018 - 2:44 PM in reply to Lucas

Hello Lucas, this is wonderful news. So maybe i can go from Fiesch. I looked last night but couldn't find that. I found a different time table that said they were not running. thank you so much for your help!

suzijohnson
suzijohnson
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Apr 19, 2018 - 2:44 PM in reply to GalaxyStars

Hi GalaxyStars, I will check out Betten! Thank you!

rockoyster
rockoyster
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Apr 19, 2018 - 8:49 PM in reply to suzijohnson

Try here.

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