Activity overview

This adventurous trail leads you up around the UNESCO World Heritage lake of Oeschinensee, traversing high up in the mountains above the lake.

This activity is currently under review and may have some changes to its schedule and price.  If you have booked or requested this activity we will inform you of any changes as soon as possible

Led by a Mountain Guide, the trail is similar to Via Ferrata, navigate the narrow and dramatic alpine paths high above the lake and soak up breathtaking views.

Schedule 

This activity is currently under review and may have some changes to its schedule and price.  If you have booked or requested this activity we will inform you of any changes as soon as possible

Meet your guide at the bottom of the Oeschinensee gondola at 09:00, Gondelbahn Oeschinensee, Oeschistrasse 50, 3718 Kandersteg

Pricing 
This activity is currently under review and may have some changes to its schedule and price.  If you have booked or requested this activity we will inform you of any changes as soon as possible
 
Price Adult: CHF 55.00
Price Child: CHF 55.00
Price includes: Mountain Guide and all safety equipment
Guest cancellation: activity provider's cancellation policy can be found here.
 
Taking the gondola is recommended. Gondola tickets can either be purchased from reception at the centre or through the online form under the name "Oeschinensee Gondola". More information about the cable car can be found here.
  • Price Adult: CHF 16.30 (single ticket), CHF 22.20 (return ticket)
  • Price Child: CHF 8.30 (single ticket), CHF 11.20 (return ticket)
Important information 
  • You need to fill in the route card at reception, before your departure.
  • Please check at reception for the route conditions as they are reviewed regularly.
  • Leaflets containing more information on the exact route can be found in reception.
Equipment 
  • 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)
  • First aid kit
  • Hiking map, compass and whistle
  • Mobile phone
Awards & Badges 

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

  • Swiss Explorer Award 
  • High Adventure Award

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

Activity

Season 
Summer (Jun, Jul, Aug)
Guidance 
Guided externally
Location 
Kandersteg surroundings
Duration 1 day
Difficulty 
Price adult 
CHF 55.00
Price child 
CHF 55.00
Programme theme 
More adventure
Category 
Hiking
Suitability 
Scouts
Explorers
Rovers
Group size 11 - 20
Minimum age limit 
from 10 years