This award takes you high up into the World famous Swiss Alps. Explore the surrounding mountains, learn navigation skills and find out how the Alps were formed. An excellent opportunity to challenge yourself!

 
14+ years old
Complete 7 requirements from each area
13 years old and below
Complete 5 requirements from each area
Possible to achieve
in Summer
Awards and Badges Kandersteg International Scout Centre

 

Price 
CHF 3.00
Requirements 
  1. Stay overnight in one of our mountain huts: Ueschinenhutte or Gfellalp.
  2. Take part in one of the Centre’s guided hikes or a self-guided hike.
  3. Take part in one of the Centre’s climbing activities, and learn more about this sport.
  4. Swim in an Alpine lake.
  5. Go hiking over 2'500 meters above sea level.
  6. Learn the correct use of a compass and navigation skills. Prove them on the compass course (Self-guided activity)
  7. Take part in one of the Centre’s Snow & Ice activities or stay overnight in the Fründen Hut.
  8. Take part in one of the Centre’s Challenge activities (Jacob's Ladder, Crate Stacking, Zipwire, Beginners Abseiling, Low Ropes, Team Building).
  9. Take part in water activity.
  10. Explain how you have used the 7 Leave No Trace principles during your activities.