Dear hiker friends,
As we all know global warming is coming. Sadly, glaciers are melting fast. Take your chance to go hiking with a view of one of the biggest Glaciers in Switzerland! ESN Lausanne is taking you to Valais to enjoy a hike in Bettmeralp and an amazing view of Aletsch's Glacier. Take your best hiking shoes, a warm coat and join us to discover these amazing landscapes.
✧ The hike: it’s about 13 km, with an elevation of 600 m and takes 4 hours 30 minutes. Be sure to be comfortable with these conditions!
We will hike for a couple of hours and then stop for a picnic lunch with a view on the glacier! Then we will come back to Bettmeralp and warm up around hot chocolate. We will then take the train back to arrive in Lausanne at 10:10 pm.
Don’t forget to bring your lunch bag, some snacks, water and dress up appropriately because it will be really cold up there. You also need good shoes as there might be snow and some elevation (the highest point is 2333 m).
As winter is coming, there is a chance that it is snowing up there (~2000 m). We know that you are tough hikers but if there is too much snow we might have to go hiking somewhere lower in the mountains. If the weather is too bad there is also a possibility that the hike is cancelled or postponed. We will keep you updated on the weather conditions.
Your beloved ESN Committee
✦ WHEN: Saturday, October 23rd
✦ WHERE: Bettmeralp, Valais VS
✦ MEETING POINT: Lausanne gare
Erasmus with ESNcard: 20 CHF
Erasmus without ESNcard: 25 CHF
Anyone else with ESNcard: 25 CHF
Anyone else without ESNcard: 30 CHF
Anyone with AG: 5 CHF
Price includes transportation and a hot chocolate to warm you up afterwards.
✦ COVID: The COVID certificate is required, it will be checked along with your ID before departure from the train station.
✦ NOTE: The event may be cancelled depending on the weather, but we will keep you informed through our communication channels.
Spots are limited! First come, first served. Filling the form DOES NOT guarantee you a place, it will be reserved only when you come to pay!
1) Begin by filling this form:
2) Come pay during our office hours (only then your place will be confirmed):
✧ For EPFL students:
From Tuesday 19th to Friday 22nd of October.
Between 12:15 pm and 1 pm.
In front of AGEPoly desk (Esplanade EPFL).
✧ For UNIL students:
From Tuesday 19th to Friday 22nd of October.
Between 12:15 pm and 1 pm.
Office in Anthropole (1128.1).
✧ For CHUV students:
On Tuesday 19th and on Thursday 21st of October from 12:15 pm to 1 pm.
At Bibliothèque Universitaire de Médecine, building Falaises 2.
✧ For HEP students:
After having filled the form, please send an email to stating the event name and date and your contact details (first name, last name, email address and phone number).
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