Allmenalp Kandersteg

Activity overview

A gentle walk that takes you through forests up to a high alpine meadow overlooking the beautiful Kander valley.

The Allmenalp area has a restaurant and a Cheesery. A good starting point for some interesting walks in the mountains. Also one of the best places for enjoying the dawn over Oeschinensee and Blümlisalp.

Schedule 
This is only a guide. Times might change according to the weather and the group’s ability.
08:15 Leave KISC
08:30 Take the Allmenalp cable car
10:00 Enter the Ueschinen valley
11:00 Arrive back at KISC

 

Pricing 

Take some pocket money if you wish to buy Swiss cheese straight from the cheesery or a refreshing drink from the Allmenalp cafe. Taking the cable car is recommended. Cable car tickets can either be purchased from the reception at the centre or through the online form under the name "Allmenalp Cable Car". More information about the cable car can be found here.

  • Price adult: CHF 9.00 (single ticket), CHF 14.00 (return ticket) 
  • Price child: CHF 5.00 (single ticket), CHF 9.00 (return ticket)​
Important information 
  • You need to fill in the route card at reception, before your departure.
  • Please check at reception for the route conditions as they are reviewed regularly.
  • Leaflets containing more information on the exact route can be found in reception.
Equipment 
  • Rucksack - 20 to 40 litres
  • Hiking boots with ankle support (no trainers)
  • Waterproof jacket and waterproof trousers
  • Warm clothing - long trousers, fleece, warm hat and gloves (no jeans)
  • Sun protection - sun cream, sunglasses, sun hat
  • Water bottle - 2 litres
  • Food - packed lunch and snacks
  • Personal medication (asthma inhalers, etc.)
  • Pocket money (optional)
  • First aid kit
  • Hiking map, compass and whistle
  • Mobile phone
Awards & Badges 

You can get closer to achieving the following awards and badges, by completing this activity:

  • Bronze Wanderrucksack: Restaurant Lohner
  • Eco Award
  • High Adventure Award
  • Swiss Explorer Award
  • KISC Challenge Award

More information about the awards and badges can be found here.

Activity

Season 
Autumn (Sep, Oct, Nov)
Spring (Mar, Apr, May)
Summer (Jun, Jul, Aug)
Guidance 
Self-guided
Location 
Kandersteg surroundings
Duration 3 hours 30 minutes from Kandersteg (one way)
Difficulty 
TSA Terrain level 
0
Price adult 
Free
Price child 
Free
Programme theme 
High Adventure
Category 
COVID Secure
Hiking
Suitability 
Scouts
Explorers
Rovers
Group size 3 - 8
Minimum age limit 
from 10 years

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