A trail runner running up a steep rocky ridge line, above Saas Almagell, Switzerland

Jazzilücke Loop: Into Italy from Saas-Almagell

A loop connecting two valleys in a remote corner along the Swiss-Italian  border

This Run is featured in Run the Alps Switzerland:  30 Must-Do Trail Runs

→ 21km     

↑ 1361m

Δ 3083M 

♦ Medium

Θ Clockwise

"Now this is a run worthy of being in a guidebook!" Dan shouts as we’re speeding through the Ofental valley. The trail has a little bit of everything...

For other runs in the region, see Saas-Fee's Glacier Trail.

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GPX Track

start: 46.048206, 7.954707
Town:  Saas Almagell
Canton:  Valais
Country:  Switzerland


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Trail running in the Furggtal, above Saas Almagell, Switzerland

Running up the rocky Furggtalli.

Trail running in the Furggtal, above Saas Almagell, Switzerland

Reaching higher ground in the Furggtalli.

Trail running Antronapass, in the Furggtal, above Saas Almagell, Switzerland

Cables protect a short exposed section between the Antronapass and Jazzilücke.

Two trail runners in the Ofental, above Saas Almagell, Switzerland

Descending the wild Ofental.

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