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Chäserstatt Trail

Snowshoe route
Time required: 2 hoursLength: 2.20 km


January, February, March, April, December


Tourismusbüro Ernen
Landschaftspark Binntal
Hengert 17
3995 Ernen
Tel. +41 27 971 50 55

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Snow-shoe tour: The Chäserstatt-Trail starts at the large parking lot in Mühlebach.

The path leads over the summer hiking trail through the beautiful Mühlebach forest. Once on the road, the destination is not far away. Over alpine meadows, the trail leads past old stables and pretty holiday cottages to Berghaus Chäserstatt. On the sun terrace with a view over the Rhone valley you can fortify yourself for the descent. The mountain hotel convinces with seasonal and trendy cuisine with fresh, regional and local products. There are also various accommodation options. In the luxury room you will enjoy the highest comfort, in the standard room you will experience alpine hut feeling.

If you wish, you can also take the Erner Galen Trail after a break
(4 km and 663 m altitude difference) under your feet.



2.20 km
Altitude difference ascent
550 m
Time required
2 hours
Level technique
Level condition
Height profile view map


Equipment / Equipment rent

Snow-shoes for hire in Sport Café in Ernen. Snowshoe rental is free with the Binntal Nature Park guest card. Mountain lodge on Chäserstatt with overnight accommodation. Hotels and restaurants in Ernen and in Mühlebach.

Safety advices

Staying on unmarked/unsupervised trails can be life-threatening due to the risk of falls and avalanches as well as crevasses. Accidents cannot be excluded.
Contents and tours are compiled to the best of available knowledge, but it cannot be guaranteed that all details are correct.

Possibilities for catering

Berghaus Chäserstatt, more restaurants in Ernen and in Mühlebach.


Starting point
Mühlebach, Dorf (Altitude: 1248 m)
Arrival by public transport
Mühlebach (Goms), Dorf Timetable SBB
Mühlebach, Dorf (Altitude: 1248 m)
Arrival by public transport
Mühlebach (Goms), Dorf Timetable SBB

Suitable for

The offer is suitable for

  • Adults
  • 50+

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Historic village Mühlebach

Make a stop in the small hamlet and look at the sunburned houses: Mühlebach has the oldest village centre in Switzerland of timber construction. Here there is a signposted house trail leading to objects worthy of seeing.

SiteHistorical building
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Chäserstatt mountain lodge

Chäserstatt is a beautiful sunny spot in Switzerland. On the large sun terrace you can enjoy the overwhelming view of the Valais Alps and the Rhone Valley to the Weisshorn.

HotelFarm restaurant