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The 6 rules of hiking in the mountains

Plan

Plan every hike carefully!

Inform

Tell relatives, friends, the mountain hut owner or the hotel about your hike. Report back when you arrive at your destination!

Equipment

Make sure you have suitable and full equipment.

Observe

Constantly observe the weather developments.

Never alone

Never go hiking in the mountains alone.

Turn back in case of doubt

Keep to this principle!

For your safety

Footwear suitable for mountains is necessary on all described hikes. Hiking with children requires particularly careful planning. On steep paths, children should be secured with a rope.

Emergency numbers

REGA (Swiss Air Rescue Organisation): 1414
Emergency services: 144

Protecting the mountains

Keep the mountains clean and take your waste with you back into the valley. Stay on the marked paths, for your own safety and to protect the wildlife.