Sunset from Blüemlisalphütte over the Swiss Alps

Hiking the Via Alpina: Griesalp to Blüemlisalphütte

The hike from Griesalp to Blüemlisalphütte is suited for expert hikers only as it’s very steep. The hike is 6 km long and takes you 1466 meters uphill and 25 meters downhill. It took us about 5 hours to complete. It starts on the Griesalp and ends in the Blüemlisalphütte. This hike is considered the “kings leg” of the Via Alpina as it offers amazing views over the Swiss Alps.