/ Walkers Haute Route finish: Europaweg options ?
Any opinions on whether it's still a sensible option, or any up-to-date information on the state of the path would be appreciated.
I'd really like to somehow arrive in Zermatt from a high path rather than just up the valley via Randa and Tasch if possible. Are there ways to gain the Europaweg which miss the troublesome bits without feeling like just going up only to come down again?
Thanks for any info
so to do both halves of the way would seem to need a major descent and reascent to/from Randa. Most unsatisfactory.
The reasonably up to date threads at
also have some useful info.
Leaning towards skipping the northern part and just going up to the Kinhutte from Randa and doing the southern part to Zermatt.
Glad we decided not to take the bikes along it.
Just talked to someone in Zinal tourist info office earlier and they said the europahut custodians are quite distressed that everyone still seems to think the Europaweg is effectively closed (although how open anyone would consider it to be these days seems to rather depend on their tolerance for enormous descents/reascents).
or more usefully
In the end we just walked up the valley in a (easy) day, and had an extra night in Zermatt (which worked out well as the next day the weather was perfect and we did the Hohbalmen/Edelweiss trail with fantastic views).
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