Schwarenbach Hike Kandersteg

Activity overview

A hike which travels through two beautiful alpine valleys, with fantastic variation in scenery and path difficulty.

The route covers the first section of the beautiful Gemmipass, reaching the Schwarenbach Mountain Hotel. Then, take a more challenging route down to Kandersteg via Gurnigel with amazing views into the Gasterntal valley.

Schedule 

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

This hike takes approximately 7 hours from Kandersteg (round trip).

Pricing 

Price Adult: CHF 0.00

Price Child: CHF 0.00

Price does not include: Packed lunch, Sunnbüel cable car tickets

 
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

Transport 

We recommend taking the Sunnbüel gondola to start this hike. Gondola tickets are available to purchase from our reception:

  • Adult single: CHF 16:80
  • Child single: CHF 8.40
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 Schwarenbach

Activity

Season 
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
Rovers
Group size 0 - 15
Minimum age limit 
from 12 years

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