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The exposure grade describes the potential consequences of falling or slipping off the path.
Low Exposure: The path is on completely flat land and potential injury is limited to falling over.
Medium Exposure: The trail contains some obstacles such as outcroppings and rock which could cause injury.
High Exposure: Some trail sections have exposed ledges or steep ascents/descents where falling could cause serious injury.
Extreme Exposure: Some trail sections are extremely exposed where falling will almost certainly result in serious injury or death.
This route can be a little wet underfoot depending on how wide the streams are when you are crossing, so make sure you have sturdy footwear.
Mark Twain was very fond of this walk and spent some time at Riffelberg admiring the views.
The path is mostly through fields and across some streams.
Watch out for meandering sheep herds, and if you are lucky, the odd ibex!