Jegertosse Hike Kandersteg

Activity overview

A hike to a high alpine meadow with the most impressive views over Balmhorn (3,690m) and Alels (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 is only a guide. Times might change according to the weather and the group’s ability.

This hike takes 3 hours 30 minutes from Kandersteg (one way).

 
Important information 
  • A leader of responsible person over 18 must be present at 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
  • 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
Difficulty 
Price adult 
Free
Price child 
Free
Programme theme 
High Adventure
Category 
Hiking
Suitability 
Scouts
Explorers
Rovers
Group size no limit
Minimum age limit 
No age limit

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