New hiking bridge near Zermatt - world's longest

New hiking bridge near Zermatt - world's longest

Print this page
Create an account to receive an e-mail when someone replies to this thread
Posts: 3
This thread is closed. You are welcome to log in and submit a new thread.
jlovda
jlovda
38 posts
active member
Aug 1, 2017 - 2:18 AM

Anyone know more about this?

www.cnn.com/2017/07/31 /design/longest-pedestrian-suspension-bridge-switzerland/index.html ?sr=fbCNN073117longest-pedestrian-suspension-bridge-switzerland0915AMStory Link

Is it in the middle of nowhere for hikers only or can it be reached easily from Randa? I wonder how much it costs to cross?

Last modified on Aug 1, 2017 - 2:56 AM by jlovda
Lucas
Lucas
5619 posts
expert &
moderator
Aug 1, 2017 - 6:34 AM in reply to jlovda

Hi jlovda,

Yes we just heard about it here the other day. Maggie, another member posted it here as well.
It isn't too close to Zermatt itself I understand but I don't believe there is any cost....

Cheers!

Alpenrose666
Alpenrose666
2136 posts
top member
Aug 1, 2017 - 7:22 AM in reply to jlovda

>> Is it in the middle of nowhere for hikers only or can it be reached easily from Randa?

Apparently it's around 2.5 hours walk from Randa, or 6-7 hours walking time from Grächen and Zermatt. The route is described as a demanding mountain hike.

Details in German are here:

www.europaweg.ch/medie nmitteilung-eroeffnung-laengste-haengebruecke-der-welt/

There's also a video here. The rockfall visible on the other side of the valley in the opening shot looks like it could be the Randa rockfall from 1991.

www.aargauerzeitung.ch /schweiz/weltrekord-494-meter-lange-fussgaenger-haengebruecke-im-wallis-eroeffnet-131565731

Alpenrose

Last modified on Aug 1, 2017 - 7:43 AM by Alpenrose666

More on MySwissAlps.com

Swiss tips in your mailbox

Sign up to receive our newsletter and the latest forum messages. The best way to prepare for your trip!

Sign up

Get a customized itinerary for your trip

Let Swiss travel consultants create a customized itinerary. They will book your entire trip.

More
© MySwissAlps.com 2002-2018