Doldenhorn Hut Kandersteg Switzerland

Activity overview

Hike up to one of the very special local huts around Kandersteg, the Doldenhornhütte. While there, why not try some alpine cheeses and hut tea!

The hike starts on the valley floor. Explore the forest on the east face of the valley and hike up and over the tree line. Arrive to a rocky plateau where the hut is situated and enjoy one of the most magnificent views around here. This is a very enjoyable hike and gives you the opportunity to see the stunning scenery of Kandersteg from a different point of view.

Schedule 

This is only a guide. Times might change according to the weather and the group’s ability.

08:30 Meet your guide at the Centre, have equipment ready, and prepare to leave
09:00 Begin with a relaxed walk along the back path to the village
09:30 Follow the paths up to Oschiwald and up the road towards Oeschinensee
10:00 Turn to the Wanderweg onto the Bergweg signposted to Doldenhorn Hut
12:30 Arrive at Doldenhorn Hut, eat lunch and sample Swiss food
13:30 Start hiking down to the Scout Centre
16:00 Arrive back at KISC
Pricing 
  • Price Adult: CHF 11.00
  • Price Child: CHF 11.00

Price includes a KISC guide, cheese and meat tray at the hut.

Guest cancellation:

  • Less than 7 days before activity: fee of 50% of the price per person.
  • Less than 48 hours in advance: non refundable.
Important information 
  • This hike is not available on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays
  • A leader or responsible person over 18 years old must be present as part of the group
Equipment 

All participants must have everything on the list. If a participant does not have all of the required items, they will not be able to join the activity.

  • 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)
Awards & Badges 

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

  • Hüttentest: Doldenhornhütte
  • Bronze Wander Rucksack: Biberg Checkpoint
  • Eco Award
  • High Adventure Award
  • Swiss Explorer Award
  • KISC Challenge Award

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

Activity

Season 
Summer (Jun, Jul, Aug)
Guidance 
Guided by KISC
Location 
Kandersteg surroundings
Duration 1 day
Difficulty 
TSA Terrain level 
1
Price adult 
CHF 11.00
Price child 
CHF 11.00
Programme theme 
High Adventure
Category 
COVID Secure
Hiking
Suitability 
Scouts
Explorers
Group size 4 - 15
Minimum age limit 
from 10 years

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