Rhone Route

National route No. 1, Brig–Sierre
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National route
No. 1 (Brig–Sierre)
42 km
Ascent • Descent
↑ 170 m • ↓ 320 m
Lowest point • Highest point
524 m • 672 m
Fitness level
The main valley in the Valais widens, sun warms the dry mountain slopes. Between Leuk and Sierre an unruly part of the Rhone, and the Pfynwald, a nature reserve on a huge mound of glacier detritus; a motorway will be built here by 2020.

Height profile


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