Jegertosse Hike Kandersteg

Activity overview

A hike to a high alpine meadow with the most impressive views over Balmhorn (3,698m) and Altels (3,629m).

The grassy terrace high above the south end of the Kander valley is also a flower reserve. The hike to Jegertosse is demanding because of the strenuous ascent across the east wall of the Kander valley.

Schedule 

This hike takes approximately 6 hours from Kandersteg (round trip).

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

 
Important information 
  • Before you leave, you need to fill out a route card at Reception
  • Leaflets containing more information on the exact route can be found in Reception.
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
  • Personal 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: 

  • High Adventure Award
  • Wanrderrucksack: Jegertosse

Activity

Season 
Autumn (Sep, Oct, Nov)
Summer (Jun, Jul, Aug)
Availability 
01.06.2019 to 30.09.2019
Guidance 
Self-guided
Location 
Kandersteg surroundings
Duration 6 hours from Kandersteg (round trip)
Difficulty 
TSA Terrain level 
1
Price adult 
Free
Price child 
Free
Programme theme 
High Adventure
Category 
Hiking
Suitability 
Scouts
Explorers
Rovers
Group size no limit
Minimum age limit 
from 12 years

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