Doldenhorn Hut Kandersteg Switzerland

Activity overview

Hike up to one of the very special local huts around Kandersteg, the Doldenhorn Hut.

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 at 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 

Time: 2 h 30 min from Kandersteg (one way)
This is only one of the recommended time suggestions. Times might change according to the weather and the group’s ability.

08:30 Start your hike
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 off the Wanderweg onto the Bergweg signposted to Doldenhorn Hut
12:30 Arrive at Doldenhorn Hut, eat lunch
13:30 Start hiking down to the Scout Centre
16:00 Arrive back at KISC
Pricing 
  • No special pricing. Take some pocket money if you wish to taste Swiss delicacies at the Doldenhorn Hut.
  • If you would like to take a village bus at some point of your journey, it is free if you wear a scout scarf or carry a token from our Reception
Important information 
  • Before your departure, you need to fill in the Route Card
  • Before departing, please check at Reception for the route conditions as they are reviewed regularly.
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
  • Sun Glasses
  • Packed Food
  • Money                                   
  • First Aid Kit
  • Hiking Map, Compass & Whistle
  • Mobile Phone
Awards & Badges 

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

  • Hüttentest: Doldenhornhütte                    
  • Bronze Wander Rucksack: Biberg

Activity

Season 
Autumn (Sep, Oct, Nov)
Summer (Jun, Jul, Aug)
Availability 
01.07.2019 to 30.09.2019
Guidance 
Self-guided
Location 
Kandersteg surroundings
Duration 1 day
Difficulty 
Price adult 
Free
Price child 
Free
Programme theme 
High Adventure
Category 
Hiking
Suitability 
Scouts
Explorers
Group size 0 - 20
Minimum age limit 
No age limit

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