Activity overview

This is a diverse and beautiful alpine hike to the peaceful upper valley of Üschenen with fabulous views from Üschenegrat.

This hike has several options which you can adapt to the needs of your group.

Schedule 

This hike takes approximately 10 hours from Kandersteg (round trip)

Times might change according to the weather and the group's ability.

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
Awards & Badges 

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

  • Wanderrucksack: Schwarzgrätli, Gastereholz, Gurnigelweg

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 10 hours from Kandersteg (round trip)
Difficulty 
TSA Terrain level 
2
Price adult 
Free
Price child 
Free
Programme theme 
High Adventure
Category 
Hiking
Suitability 
Rovers
Group size 0 - 15
Minimum age limit 
from 16 years

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