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Savor the Outdoors in Switzerland’s Crans-Montana Region

by Debra Bokur

Jun 20, 2022

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Whether your personal nirvana is hiking, cycling or golf, the Swiss Alps region of Crans-Montana has what you crave. Walking routes allow plenty of time to fully enjoy the remarkable scenery. A total of 198 miles of signposted paths and trails makes it easy to plan routes through vineyards, meadows, forests and historic villages. The region’s website offers a walking route planner that allows for partial-day walks or extended multiday routes.

Adventure hiking along a wide selection of trails of varying difficulty can be arranged for solo walkers or groups, with or without guides. Choose a glacier hike, a yak-supported expedition or a hike at Alpine Sports School in the company of Tutu the St. Bernard.

Canyoning and rafting with professional guides allows access to mountain paths and whitewater rivers. Experienced climbers can opt for climbing at Via Ferrata. Tennis and horseback riding are available to all skill levels, with introductory lessons and guided treks through the dazzling Alpine landscape. There’s even an adventure park in the trees at Fun Forest, where you can test your balance and skills on one of the eight aerial courses set among the tree canopy near Lac de la Moubra.

New this year, Migros Hiking Sounds (June 18 and 19) melds hiking with open-air concerts and performances by famous artists. The artists will take to various stages at locations throughout the hiking region.

Golf enthusiasts have the choice of the public course at NOAS or the 18-hole Severiano Ballesteros and nine-hole Jack Nicklaus courses at Crans-sur-Sierre Golf Club, home to the 2022 Omega European Masters competition, Aug. 25–28.

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