Haute Route Hike

Europaweg Trail Closure in Summer 2019: How to adjust your Walker's Haute Route plan

Europaweg Trail Closure in Summer 2019: How to adjust your Walker's Haute Route plan

The Europaweg Trail between Grächen and Zermatt is one of the key highlights on the Walker’s Haute Route. Unfortunately a key section of the trail destroyed by a large rockfall last year requires a new, safer route to be established. According to the local authorities responsible for work, the new route is not expected to be be open during the 2019 hiking season. Due to so many hikers being impacted by this closure, I’ve prepared the following analysis and options to help everyone choose an alternative route.

How long does the Walker's Haute Route hike take?

How long does the Walker's Haute Route hike take?

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