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The Best Hiking in Leukerbad

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Top hiking spots in and near Leukerbad

  • Leukerbad, Switzerland

    Hike Majing Lake

    2.5 mi / 656.2 ft gain
    If you want to get great night views on your hike out, start at 2 am in the village of Leukerbad. There's parking at "Obere Maressen", which is also the starting point. Follow the track to Majingsee. There are multiple routes to the lake but make sure to stay on this trail - it's definetely the b...
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  • Leukerbad, Switzerland

    Explore Dala Gorge

    Start at "Obere Maressen" and follow the walkway through the forest. You'll find detailled informations at a clearing just before the gorge.The bridges leading through the gorge are safe to use, but that doesn't mean you won't need to be careful. Make use of the numerous viewing platforms and ben...
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  • Leukerbad, Switzerland

    Hike Laps Around Lake Dauben

    Lake Dauben (Daubensee in German) is located on Gemmi Pass, an ancient high mountain pass that has been walked since the Middle Ages – even Sherlock Holmes walks this route in "The Final Problem"! The lake has a subsurface runoff and drains completely in late autumn, but the trip can also be done...
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  • Leukerbad, Switzerland

    Hike to Lämmeren Cabin and Lake

    5 mi / 492.1 ft gain
    Take the cable way from Leukerbad to Gemmi Pass. Facing away from the mountain station (north), head left (west) and follow the track to "Lämmerenhütte" (Lämmeren Cabin). The track leads through a small tunnel that was once built by the Swiss Army.The tunnel leads to the glacier forefield of the ...
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  • Leukerbad, Switzerland

    Hike up Gemmi Pass

    3.0
    2.1 mi / 3074.1 ft gain
    Gemmi Pass is an absolutely stunning place, with its secluded scenery and the amazing views over the Swiss Alps. While people usually choose the easy way and take the cable car up the mountain they miss out on the most rewarding part: The epic trail leading from the village of Leukerbad to Gemmi ...
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  • Leukerbad, Switzerland

    Hiking on Torrenthorn

    1862.2 mi / 2132.5 ft gain
    Start in the early morning by taking the cable way (either from Leukerbad or Flaschen valley station) to Rinderhütte. The trail from Rinderhütte to Torrenthorn is nicely done and well marked so you won't need to climb. However, depending on the amount of gear you have in your backpack it can be q...
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  • Leukerbad, Switzerland

    Hike and Climb Daubenhorn

    5.0
    1.2 mi / 3280.8 ft gain
    There are many Via Ferratas in the European Alps. They provide a unique way to get to some impressive places with minimal equipment and climbing skills. A Via Ferrata is a protected climbing route, made of steel. You secure yourself to cables (using a special attachment on your harness) and climb...
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  • Kandersteg, Switzerland

    Hike over Bunderchrinde Pass in the Bernese Alps

    5.0
    10 mi / 4000 ft gain
    The hike starts in the town of Kandersteg and ends in the town of Adelboden. If you want to make it an out-and-back, you can hike from Kandersteg to Bunderchrinde Pass then back down.Getting to Kandersteg from any major city by train is easy. From the train station, follow the "yellow" signs to B...
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  • Kandersteg, Switzerland

    Hike Oeschinensee Lake and Blumlisalp Hut

    4.0
    6 mi / 2000 ft gain
    Words and photos cannot accurately depict the beauty you will find in this area. The breathtaking emerald waters of Oeschinen Lake are the highlight of this incredible hike that requires little effort reach. The surrounding Alps provide and unbeatable backdrop, and in warmer months, multiple wate...
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  • Kandersteg, Switzerland

    Oeschinensee Panorama Loop, Hohtürli, and Wildi frau

    10 mi / 3854 ft gain
    Brass Tax: Length – Variable by choice Elevation Gain – 3,584 ft Time – 4+ hours – 2 days Stay – 47-84$ / night Difficulty – Difficult Hohtürli in Swiss German means “High Little Door”. This pass sits at an elevation of 2,778 meters (9,114 feet) in the Bernese Oberland. Making it the highest pas...
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  • Icogne, Switzerland

    Hike the Bisse du Ro to Lac de Tseuzier

    11.9 mi / 1387.8 ft gain
    The trail along the Bisse du Ro has its origins in the 15th-century Swiss villagers who painstakingly carved water canals out of the mountainsides in order to irrigate the farmlands of the Valais. It hugs the cliffs all the way to the Ertentse River, with stunning mountain panoramas across the va...
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  • Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

    Explore the Valley of Lauterbrunnen

    5.0
    3.5 mi / 200 ft gain
    If you're looking for a day in-between the big hiking days or a relaxing walk, Laterbrunnen is the place to be. Its one of those places that you always see in the pictures and I'll be the first to say it definitely lived up to its expectations. Its a smaller town up in the mountains, that can be ...
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  • Les Diablerets, Switzerland

    Hike and Climb the Via Ferrata de la Cascade

    1.5 mi / 500 ft gain
    A Via Ferrata is a protected climbing road created in the Alps made of steel. With a climber’s kit, you secure yourself to cables periodically attached to the mountain, and climb up with the help of steel pegs fixed into the mountain. The Via Ferrata de la Cascade, which literally translated mea...
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  • Randa, Switzerland

    Hike to the Charles Kuonen Suspension Bridge

    5.4 mi / 3280.8 ft gain
    Technical specificationsLength: 494m / Height: 85m / Elevation: 2080m above see level / Time to cross: 10 min The bridge is located in the Swiss Alps, near the village of Randa, where you start the hike. It says 4h for the loop, but it takes less time if you're a good hiker. The normal route is a...
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  • Bettmeralp, Switzerland

    Hike the Swiss Alps

    4.0
    4 mi / 250 ft gain
    This beautiful 4 mile hike takes you past several small lakes and ponds, and offers amazing views of the backside of the Matterhorn.To hike around the Jungfrau-Aletsch glacier and Alps, begin at Bettmersee Lake, just next to the village. Facing the lake, with the village behind you, head left and...
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  • Bettmeralp, Switzerland

    Hiking Along The Great Aletsch Glacier

    From Bettmersee Lake follow the trail northeast to "Biel". There's some elevation gain until you reach a large, wider bend in the the trail at Biel, from where you have an incredible view of the Aletsch Glacier and the Swiss Alps, including the Matterhorn.Facing the Glacier, head left and follow ...
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