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Winter trail Gemmi-Kandersteg

Winterhikingroute
Time required: 2 - 4hLength: 8.50 km
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Season

All season

Contact

Leukerbad Tourismus
Rathaus
3954 Leukerbad
Tel. +41 (0) 27 472 71 71
Fax +41 (0) 27 472 71 51

www.leukerbad.ch

Naturpark Pfyn-Finges - For a number of years, it is once again possible to cross the Gemmi pass from the top and go as far as Sunnbüel in winter. The walk leads from the Gemmi over the Dauben Lake to Kandersteg.
The trail descends slightly, is well cared for and marked.

Route-information

Route-information

Length
8.50 km
Amount untarred route
8.50 km
Vertical heigth
600 m
Altitude difference ascent
100 m
Altitude difference descent
500 m
Time required
2 - 4h
Level technique
Easy
Level condition
Middle
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Details

To reach the Gemmi, it is best to take the Gemmi cablecar which ascends from Leukerbad up to the Gemmi.

From Sunnbüel you can also take the cablecar down to Kandersteg.

From Kandersteg you can take the SBB railway back into Valais.

Tip: At the ticket office, buy a round trip ticket for all mountain cablecars, buses and trains!

Signalization

The winter hiking trail is signposted

Possibilities for catering

Panorama restaurant on the Gemmi or the Schwarenbach Hotel along the way.

Price information

Gemmi cableway: www.gemmi.ch

Sunnbüel cable railway: www.sunnbuel.ch

Return journey with SBB: www.sbb.ch

Tip: At the ticket office, buy a round trip ticket for all mountain cableways, buses and trains!

Infrastructure

You can visit the panorama restaurant on the Gemmi or the Schwarenbach Hotel along the way, where you can eat and drink something.

Arrival

Starting point
Gemmipass (Altitude: 2346 m)
Arrival by public transport
Leukerbad Timetable SBB
Destination
Kandersteg (Altitude: 1934 m)
Arrival by public transport
Seilbahn Sunnbüel Timetable SBB

Suitable for

The offer is suitable for

  • Adults
  • 50+

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Leukerbad thermal spa - © Leukerbad Tourismus
Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

Leukerbad thermal spa

Leukerbad - the thermal spa of Switzerland Thermal water is the ever-present element in Leukerbad. 10 baths, 51 °C hot water, natural thermal water.

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Gemmi - © Leukerbad Tourismus
Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

Gemmi

In summer you can go walking, rock-climbing or fishing on the Gemmi. In winter you can go tobogganing, walking or cross-country skiing... Enjoy the wonderful view from the Gemmi down into the valley!

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Dauben Lake - © Leukerbad Tourismus
Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

Dauben Lake

In the summer you can fish in the Dauben Lake or even sail. There are also beautiful walks around the Dauben Lake. In winter you can do cross-country skiing or go for a beautiful winter walk.

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