Activity overview

A hike which traverses beneath the spectacular north-west face of Altels to a rocky outcrop with an impressive 1000m vertical drop to Gasterntal bellow.

Returning from the summit the route descends through the Gastern valley back to KISC. UnterTatelishorn offers a spectacular panoramic view and a fantastic vantage point to see into Gasterntal and Kandersteg.

 
Schedule 

This hike takes approximately 7 hours 30 minutes from Sunnbüel cable car station (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: Gastereholz, Gurnigelweg, Rote Chumme

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 30 minutes from Sunnbüel cable car (round trip)
Difficulty 
TSA Terrain level 
1
Price adult 
CHF 16.80
Price child 
CHF 8.40
Programme theme 
High Adventure
Category 
Hiking
Suitability 
Explorers
Rovers
Group size 0 - 15
Minimum age limit 
from 14 years

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