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Rundwanderung Daubensee

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  • Daubensee
    Daubensee
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The hike from Sunnbüel around the magical Daubensee gives hikers the chance to recharge their batteries.
moderate
Distance 17.5 km
5:20 h
505 m
505 m
2,294 m
1,871 m
The crystal-clear Daubensee is located at 2,200 m. Amidst the beauty of nature, the idyllic lake invites you to linger. Switch off from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and enjoy the harmonious tranquillity of the mountain world. Thanks to the good wind conditions, kite surfers can occasionally be seen above the lake in summer. From November onwards, you will look in vain for the lake, because due to its shallow depth, it empties underground as winter approaches. In spring, the natural lake fills up via the snowmelt.

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The Shepherds’ Festival takes place by Daubensee lake on the last day of July each year. The shepherds arrive with their sheep in the morning. The animals are held in check until  “Gläck”, a mixture of bran and salt, has been spread. This is a really tasty treat for sheep. The 800 sheep then storm down the steep slopes. This traditional festival celebrates the close relationship between the Valaisians and Bernese.
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Update: September 13, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Highest point
2,294 m
Lowest point
1,871 m

Track types

Asphalt 0.05%Forested/wild trail 74.02%Path 25.91%
Asphalt
0 km
Forested/wild trail
13 km
Path
4.5 km
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Rest stops

Berghotel Schwarenbach
Sunnbüel Kandersteg

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Start

Bergstation Sunnbüel (1,934 m)
Coordinates:
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2'616'242E 1'145'171N
DD
46.457679, 7.650050
DMS
46°27'27.6"N 7°39'00.2"E
UTM
32T 396335 5145786
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Destination

Bergstation Sunnbüel

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Public transport

With the train to Kandersteg. By bus to the station Sunnbüel.

Getting there

By car via Frutigen or by car train via Goppenstein to Kandersteg

Parking

Parking is available for a fee at the Sunnbüel valley station.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'616'242E 1'145'171N
DD
46.457679, 7.650050
DMS
46°27'27.6"N 7°39'00.2"E
UTM
32T 396335 5145786
w3w 
///hobble.behalf.reefs
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
17.5 km
Duration
5:20 h
Ascent
505 m
Descent
505 m
Highest point
2,294 m
Lowest point
1,871 m
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