8 miles
Distance
984 ft
Climb
-4,484 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

| Trail Etiquette | -Hikers have the right of way -Always yield for non-bike trail users (complete stop when crossing) -Anticipate other trail users -Let other trail users know you are coming -Leave no trace

The Furkapass - Oberwald route is a relatively short tour, often combined with the Grimselpass on the same day. With a very panoramic scenery on the Rhône Valley and a good mix of fast singletracks and technical switchbacks, this tour is a great way to start the day before taking another bus/shuttle to the Grimselpass.
Be sure to stop on the Bidmer plateau and climb on your left to check the view of the Rhône Gletscher!
Public Transportation (bus) from Oberwald Bahnhof, check the schedule and prices on www.cff.ch
Season: From June to October

This route is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

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  • Riding area
  • AKA
    Furka
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Shuttled
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for Furkapass - Oberwald mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -3,500 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,472 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,989 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,489 ft
  • Grade
    -8.475%
  • Grade max
    -64.243%
  • Grade min
    33.904%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,913 ft
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
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