Steinbock Hotel, Swiss, Gasterntal

Activity overview

This family owned mountain hotel has been welcoming guests since 1914.

This hut is accessible by foot with a nice hike up the valley or by bus. The hotel has 45 beds in different standards of rooms and a restaurant serving traditional Swiss dishes.

 
Schedule 

This is only a recommendation. Times may vary depending on weather and the group’s ability.

Leave KISC at 13:00 and begin to walk up into the Gastern Valley. Take a short break at hotel Waldhaus before heading towards Hotel Steinbock. This will allow you enough time to arrive for dinner at the hut.  

Pricing 

Price Adult: CHF 44.00 (CHF 47.00 Friday - Sunday)

Price Child: CHF 44.00 (CHF 47.00 Friday - Sunday)

Price includes: Overnight at the hut, dinner and breakfast

Price doesn’t include: Packed lunch

Guest Cancellation: Activity provider’s cancellation policy can be found here.

Important information 
  • Do not forget to fill out a Route Card before you leave
  • A leader or responsible person over 18 years old must be present as part of the group
  • This hut needs to be booked in advance: it is likely to become fully booked in the busy summer months
  • There is no fresh drinking water available at the hut.
  • It is expected that you will be on time for dinner so please don’t be late!
  • It is important that you take all of your rubbish with you back to KISC.
  • A sheet sleeping bag liner is required for the overnight. If you do not have one then you can rent a sleeping bag liner from Reception for a CHF 3.00 fee and CHF 50.00 deposit.
Transport 
  • The Gasterntal bus can be booked for this activity if you are looking for an exciting bus journey on either the first day or the second day. Prices are:
  • Adult single: CHF 12.50
  • Child single: CHF 8.50
Equipment 
  • Comfortable rucksack
  • Boots with ankle support (no trainers)
  • Waterproof jacket and trousers
  • Water bottle (minimum 2 litres)
  • 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
  • Sheet sleeping bag liner
  • Torch
Awards & Badges 

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

  • Huttentest: Hotel Steinbock

Activity

Season 
Summer (Jun, Jul, Aug)
Availability 
01.07.2019 to 30.09.2019
Guidance 
Self-guided
Location 
Kandersteg surroundings
Duration Afternoon + Morning the next day
Difficulty 
TSA Terrain level 
0
Price adult 
CHF 44.00
Price child 
CHF 44.00
Programme theme 
More adventure
Category 
Hiking
Mountain huts
Suitability 
Cubs
Scouts
Explorers
Rovers
Group size 1 - 30
Minimum age limit 
from 10 years

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