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Hike Via Alpweiden underneath Hohgant

Via Alpweiden underneath Hohgant


Min: 3205 ft
Max: 4764 ft
Uphill: 2352 ft
Downhill: 2546 ft
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last update on Jun 14, 2017
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Distance: 7.42 miles
Duration:4 h
Min: 3205 ft
Max: 4764 ft
Uphill: 2352 ft
Downhill: 2546 ft

Trail characteristics

Dirt road
Forest track
Hiking trail
Experts only

Route description

Hike from the bus station Innereriz /Säge towards the valley. Behind the holiday homes walk through the woods. There you will have a great view on the red shimmering moor meadows of the nature reserve Rotmoos, on Grüenenbergpassen and the pass Sichel to lake Thunersee.


The alpine road leads steeply upwards to Heimet Ober Breitwang. There you will have a great view on Honegg and through Eriz towards west. Follow a path underneath the blooming field Widderfeld and pass the basin of Hungerschwand. Blooming gentian and monkshood all over. Hike over the ridge and follow the alpine path to alp Wimmisalp.


Then through a avalanche zone and woods to the huts of Gmeinenwängen. Continuously ascending and descending you get through swampy area to hut Großenstein. From the slope at Lutschwändi you can enjoy a great view on the foothills of the alps.


Now start descending often via challenging trails via Jurten to Baumgarten. Right next to a hut you can see an impressive sycamore maple. Now enjoy the easier and relaxing hike through the valley alongside river Emme to Kemmeriboden Bad.

Suitable for dogs
Suitable for kids
Eating options available

Interesting facts

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  • You're traveling a distance of 7 miles on this trail. The average length of all hikes in the Bernese Oberland is 7 miles.
  • You're facing an uphill climb of 717 vertical meters on this hike. This makes the hike one of the 5 hikes with the most ascent in the Bernese Oberland. The high point of the hike is located at an elevation of 4764 ft.
  • This hike is perfect for the whole family. What’s even better: You can also bring the family’s best friend on this dog friendly hike.
  • In case of good weather conditions, the hike can also be done without bringing your hiking boots. There are places to buy beverages and food along the track. However it’s always recommended to bring enough water and food along with you.



Do not hike this tour on rainy, foggy or snowy days.


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