Lyžařská oblast Aletsch
(1050 – 3100 m. n. m.)
Above the valley of the Rhone river near the town of Brig is the ski area Aletsch. The site is situated in the canton of Valais in southern Switzerland. The most interesting and the main attraction is the largest and longest glacier in the Alps Aletschgletscher, thanks to which the area was registered on the UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site. Glacier during the summer season is not accessible to skiers. Do oblasti Aletsch spadá několik lyžařských areálu, which generally provide skiing 244 km of ski slopes. Individual town in the area are also holding a certificate Family Welcome, which is the best prerequisite for a good family vacation. Due to the high altitude are ideal snow conditions throughout the season. From the local slopes is a beautiful view of the opposite side of the Rhone valley to the peaks of the Swiss Alps Mischabel, Matterhorn a Weisshorn.
You can ski on both slopes of the Rhone river and there you are 76 blue, 115 red and 53 black slopes. Transportation is provided for skiers 38 lifts, 7 and two chair 12 kabinkovými lifts with a total capacity 40 thousand people per hour. The main center and the largest center in the Riederalp / Bettmeralp / Fiescheralp offering south-facing slopes, in height between 1050 – 2869 meters above sea level. The area is more suitable for families with children and for beginners. Can be reached by cable car from the valley of the Rhone.
For a sporty skiers is intended area Belapl / Blatten, who enjoy driving around třítisícového Hohstocku. Smaller area is Rosswald with predominantly red and black lines and also with Bellwald 30 kilometers situated on the south slopes. For cross-country skiing here is ready 23 miles of marked and groomed trails. In all the centers equipped with facilities for snowboarders, They have a U-ramp, SKOKIE a Raila. Of course there are also freeride downhill in powder snow with a beautiful view of the glacier. Trips to Switzerland
The centers can also make a wide range of après-ski activities and entertainment center is the largest town of Brig. There are ice rinks, pool or you can visit the zoo in Fiesch. In the shanty towns of Riederalp, Bettmeralp and Fiescheralp a total ban on car traffic.