24 miles
Distance
5,640 ft
Climb
-6,883 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Leave Fiesch train station on the road up to Binn a 12km climb on a country road. On the way to Binn do not take the road throught the tunnel but ride along the gorge, on the old road which has been rebuilt for bike and foot traffic. On entering Binn leave the village going west towards the Hydroelectric plant. At the Hydroelectric plant follow the alpine trail signs that lead to Saflisch pass. The climb continues for another 14km, after 10km on the gravel road you continue to the pass on a single track that winds through a high alpine plain. At the Pass you get a superb view of the Simplon massive and start a 16km single trail descent through Rosswald and on to Ried-Brig, finishing at Brig train station. This route is best from end of June - beginning of October!

This route is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for Saflischpass mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -1,244 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,203 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,447 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,204 ft
  • Grade max
    -51.698%
  • Grade min
    27.293%
  • Distance climb
    14 miles
  • Distance down
    11 miles
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
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