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: Cheese and meat tray with tea at the hut, KISC guide

Price doesn’t include: Packed lunch

Guest Cancellation:

  • Less than 7 days before the 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 Sundays
  • A leader or responsible person over 18 years old must be present as part of the group
Equipment 
  • Comfortable rucksack
  • Boots with ankle support (no trainers)
  • Waterproof jacket and trousers
  • Water bottle (minimum 1 litre, 2 litres in hot weather)
  • Warm clothing (long trousers, fleece, no jeans)
  • Sun hat and a warm hat
  • Gloves
  • Special medication if needed
  • Sun cream
  • Sunglasses
  • Packed food
  • Money
Awards & Badges 

By completing this activity, you can get closer to achieving the following Awards and Badges: 

  • Hüttentest: Doldenhornhütte
  • Bronze Wander Rucksack: Biberg Checkpoint

Activity

Season 
Summer (Jun, Jul, Aug)
Availability 
01.07.2019 to 04.09.2019
Guidance 
Guided by KISC
Location 
Kandersteg surroundings
Duration 1 day
Difficulty 
Price adult 
CHF 11.00
Price child 
CHF 11.00
Programme theme 
High Adventure
Category 
Hiking
Suitability 
Scouts
Explorers
Group size 4 - 15
Minimum age limit 
from 10 years

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