You're traveling a distance of 7 km on this strenuous trail. The hike is therefore not too long. Average length of all hikes in the Valais is 12 km.
Make sure to bring sturdy footwear on this track. Hiking boots are highly recommended. If you get hungry along the way, there are places to rest and get food. Nevertheless it’s recommended to also have enough water and food in your backpack when hiking or biking.