Bisses de Stigwasser, Wyssa and Oberschta


The Stigwasser dates from the beginning of the sixteenth century, the Bisse de Wyssa dates from the fifteenth century.


Total length : Approximately 10 km.

Altitude : Between 1240 and 1550 metres.

Route time : Between 3 and 4 hours. 

Location :  These two bisses are located above Naters in the region of Mund to the right of the Rhône. 

Difficulty : Bisses spectacular. For people who suffer from vertigo, we can avoid the return by the vertiginous part of the bisse Wyssa by borrowing the tunnel of the bisse of Stollen (Wässerwasser Stollen). Bisses very little frequented. To be done in loop beginning with the Stigwasser. Oberschta can also be done as a loop with Stigwasser or Wyssa starting at Birgish.

Ordinance Survey map 1 : 50’000 : no. 274 T Viège (Visp).

Best period : May to early October.