- You're facing an uphill climb of 1208 vertical meters on this hike. This makes the hike one of the 10 hikes with the most ascent in Switzerland. The hike takes you to an elevation of 6729 ft.
- With an overall length of 9 miles the hike is among the 5 longest hikes in the Bernese Oberland available on TouriSpo.
- You shouldn’t forget to bring your hiking boots. There are some sections on the trail where sturdy footwear is required. If you get hungry along the way, there are places to rest and get food. Nevertheless it’s recommended to also have enough water and food in your backpack when hiking or biking.
This romantic ascenting trail leads along a mountain path to a river called Sefinenlütschine and further to Fürten. Continue walking up passing Ozen and you will reach Sefinenalp. Now walk further till Rotstockhütte, where you can get some food and your well deserved rest. Afterwards you start descending towards Brüdli and Spielbodenalp from where the path continues to Grimmwald or Mürren.
Highlights of the tour
Highlight of this tour is the amazing view over the valley of Sefinenalp as well as Talkessel in Chilchbalm.
The route can be expanded by making a detour from Fürten to Chilchbalm.
(distance: 1.7km (~1mi) / difference of altitude: 150 hm/ time: approximately 1,5h )
Bring appropriate footwear.