The "Loipe Goms" - The home of cross-country skiing
Blessed with guaranteed snow cover and abundant sunshine, Obergoms, in the canton of Valais, is located on a high plateau between 1250 and 1350 metres above sea level. With its intact natural and cultural environment, the villages with their innumerable, sun-baked wooden houses and abundance of chapels, it is without a doubt one of the most beautiful and picturesque high valleys of the Alps. Let yourself fall under the spell of the natural diversity in Obergoms. Enjoy the tranquillity of nature or pursue your favourite sport, while indulging in the culinary delights of the home of Caesar Ritz - naturally in Obergoms.
The "Loipe Goms" has a rich tradition in cross-country skiing - the fun begins in November and lasts until the end of March in a network of ski runs encompassing more than 80 kilometres. Winter hikers will also enjoy more than 50 kilometres of winter hiking trails. Various marked snowshoe trails, sledge runs such as the 10-kilometre run from Grimsel Pass (2165 metres above sea level) to Oberwald as well as numerous family-friendly ski runs complete the range of winter activities offered.
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