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Bike route No. 8 Alp Metsch

Mountain Bike · Adelboden
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Varied and long tour with beautiful mountain panorama.
moderate
Distance 25.8 km
3:00 h
1,026 m
1,026 m
1,710 m
1,077 m
This technically easy tour leads mainly over asphalt and natural roads and is ideal for beginners. The landscape offers great variety and a lot of enjoyment.
Difficulty
S1 moderate
Technique
Stamina
Landscape
Highest point
1,710 m
Lowest point
1,077 m
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Rest Stop

Restaurant
Restaurant
Berggasthof
Wildstrubel Lodge Bistro
Restaurant Alpina

Tips and hints

Bike offers

Start

Adelboden, Fuhrenweidli car park (Sillerenbahn valley station) (1,261 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'609'354E 1'148'500N
DD
46.487750, 7.560470
DMS
46°29'15.9"N 7°33'37.7"E
UTM
32T 389517 5149248
w3w 
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Destination

Adelboden, village

Turn-by-turn directions

Adelboden - Ussere Schwand - Äbi - Im Tregel - Elsigbach - Alp Metsch - Vordere Bunderalp - Walezube - Adelboden

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

By train to Frutigen and from there by bus to the Adelboden Mineralquelle stop, which is near the Sillerenbühl valley station.

Getting there

Motorway A6 Berne-Spiez, main road for Frutigen-Adelboden

 

At the roundabout at the entrance to Adelboden, take the third exit, follow the road for approx. 200 m, then leave the street and straight ahead to the parking lot, turn left towards the Sillerenbühl valley station drive.  

 

Parking

Car park Fuhrenweidli (valley station Sillerenbahn), CHF 5.- per day

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'609'354E 1'148'500N
DD
46.487750, 7.560470
DMS
46°29'15.9"N 7°33'37.7"E
UTM
32T 389517 5149248
w3w 
///occurs.modem.bronzes
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Bike map 1:40'000 Adelboden-Frutigen-Lenk

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass

Technical Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Phone / device holder as required  
  • Bike lock as required
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
S1 moderate
Distance
25.8 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
1,026 m
Descent
1,026 m
Highest point
1,710 m
Lowest point
1,077 m
Public-transport-friendly Scenic Refreshment stops available

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