Hut Hike

  • Join us for a summer hike in the heart of Bernese Alps. The hike is around the Kandersteg region for 2 days with overnight stay at the SAC Doldenhornhütte (1915m) and visit to Oeschinensee (1578m). It’s a typical mountain hike (T2 level-white red white marking) and you will be hiking 3-4 hours per day. So get in shape fast!

    Hiking Plan

    June 17th, 11.00 hrs from Kandersteg Bahnhof
    1st day Ascent – Kandersteg to Doldenhornhutte – 2h 30 min
    Dinner & Night Accommodation at Doldenhornhutte
    June 18th , 2nd day Descent/Ascent -Doldenhornhutte to Oeschinensee – 2h 30 min
    Lunch (1200hrs) at Oeschinensee, swimming or boating in the lake & Panaroma hike around the lake
    Decent to cable car station, Oeschinen (20 min walk or Electric bus available)
    Decent by Cable car or Mountain coaster (toboggan) to Kandersteg

    Alternatives
    Incase you are unable to do the long 2 day hike, you can also join us comfortably on Sunday, June 18th directly at the Oeschinensee for more fun at the lake or also stay overnight at the hotels just by the lake. Visit http://www.oeschinensee.ch/ to plan your trip to reach upto the lake.

    What’s Required

    Good hikng boots (obligatory), hiking sticks (optional), back-pack, 1-2l water, snacks, cash, good warm clothing for the night, sunscreen, sun-glasses, etc.

    Overnight Stay

    To reserve the overnight stay for the hut, please contact the hut directly or make an online reservation/cancellation. Reservations are limited to availability (hurry up!!!). For detailed costs, check out the website (68CHF over 18yrs, bedding, dinner and breakfast included)
    http://www.doldenhornhuette.ch/
    Additional information can be found at:
    http://www.sac-cas.ch/en/huts/search-a-hut.html
    http://www.wanderland.ch/en/
    http://www.oeschinensee.ch/
    https://www.sbb.ch/

    Finally, if you would like to join us for the hike or in any of above itinerary, please register with your details and comments below. In case you are travelling by car, please indicate the number of free seats you are willing to offer. Alternatively if you require transport assistance, please mention how many seats you need. Seats subject to availability.

    Disclaimer

    Please bear in mind that IAGZ only facilitates the hiking trip and organizes the car pooling. The costs related to travel, recreational activities, accommodation, food, etc. are borne by the participating individuals. This event is open to all (members and non-members alike), so feel free to hike with your near and dear ones and meet new friends along the way 😃. Incase you have any doubts please contact us via email (info@iagz.ch).

    Registration

    Registration Closed. Hut housefull. Join the 10 member hiking group directly at the Oeschinensee for a Sunday lunch.