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Belalp-Riederalp suspension bridge

  • Belalp
The 124 m long suspension bridge is one of the hiking highlights in the Aletsch region. At a height of 80 m, it leads across the Massa Gorge directly in front of the glacier gate of the Great Aletsch Glacier and thus connects Belalp with Riederalp. The profound view into the Massa Gorge guarantees thrills and is an impressive experience. 

In the past, it was possible to reach Riederalp from Belalp via the Aletsch glacier, but this is no longer possible today due to the retreat of the glacier. The suspension bridge built in 2008 restores this old connection; all in cooperation with Pro Natura, the WWF and the UNESCO World Heritage Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch.

For more information on the hike, click here: Belalp-Riederalp suspension bridge 
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Belalp-Riederalp suspension bridge
3914 Belalp

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