Panoramic hike from Giw to Gspon in the Valais

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Water trough for cows between Giw and Gspon

Cow herds graze high up in the mountains in summer. Drinking troughs provide them with fresh water.

Hiking from Giw to Gspon

Route around the tree line with views of the highest peaks in the Valais.

ROUTE

How to get to Giw, back from Gspon, and route details.

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Facts Giw - Gspon

  • Hiking time: 3h00
  • Difficulty: moderate
  • Elevation: 1896 - 2210 m
  • Distance: 6.6 km
  • Terrain: meadow, forest
  • Region: Matter valley (Valais)

About the trail

This route runs through highly situated conifer woods and mountain meadows. On your way to Gspon you will have splendid views including the snow-covered peaks of the Dom, Weisshorn and Bietschhorn.

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