Activity overview

After travelling up to 1934m with the Sunnbüel cable car the hike begins on the first half of the famous Gemmipass route.
After reaching the historical Schwarenbach mountain hotel the track takes a sharp right to ascend up and over the Schwarzgrätli, a challenging and exposed pass. The track then descends down through the Ueschinen Valley passing the Ueschinenhütte before returning back to the Centre.
 
Schedule 
This hike takes approximately 7 hours from Sunnbüel cable car (round trip)
Times might change according to the group's age and ability.
Pricing 

Price Adult: CHF 16.80

Price Child: CHF 8.40

Important information 
  • Before your departure, you need to fill in 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
  • Special medication if needed
  • Sun cream
  • Sun glasses
  • Packed food
  • Money

Activity

Season 
Autumn (Sep, Oct, Nov)
Summer (Jun, Jul, Aug)
Availability 
01.07.2019 to 30.09.2019
Guidance 
Self-guided
Location 
Kandersteg surroundings
Duration 7 hours from Sunnbüel cable car (round trip)
Difficulty 
TSA Terrain level 
2
Price adult 
CHF 16.80
Price child 
CHF 8.40
Programme theme 
High Adventure
Category 
Hiking
Suitability 
Scouts
Explorers
Rovers
Group size 0 - 15
Minimum age limit 
from 12 years

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