Schwarzsee - Brecca valley small tour
From Riggisalp, take the «Höhenweg» towards la Brecca, one of the most beautiful alpine valleys, carved out by the glaciers tens of thousands of years ago.
Starting point: Schwarzsee, mountain-station Riggisalp
Places along the route: Gypsera - Riggisalp - Untere Euschels - Stierenberg - Rippetli - Brecca - Unteri Rippa (Steinige) - Hubel Rippa - Spicherweid - Schwarzsee
Kids are sure to love spotting chamois, marmots and the many alpine flowers along the way.
You will be amazed at the many mountain maples (not to mention the cosy mountain inns!) dotted over la Brecca. These trees might not be tall, but their astonishing shapes and forms are simply unforgettable.
Provisional river crossing Euschelsbach. In case of floods or thunderstorms, the route must not be used for safety reasons.
Ascents: 208 m / Descents: 647 m