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Golitschenpass - Elsigenalp - Achseten

Mountain Hike · Kandersteg
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Distance 12.1 km
5:30 h
1,008 m
1,099 m
2,179 m
1,080 m
From Kandersteg via Höh over Golitschenalp to the Golitschen Pass. Make the descent to Elsigenalp to Achseten and the main street. Return by bus to Kandersteg.Alternative route: Take the cable car from Elsigenalp mountain station to Elsigbach base station.

DurationKandersteg - Golitschenpass: 3 hoursKandersteg - Golitschenpass - Elsigenalp: 3 3/4 hoursKandersteg - Golitschenpass - Elsigenalp - Achseten: 5 1/2 hours

Return tripBy bus to Kandersteg

GastronomyGolitschenalp (drinks only), Elsigenalp, Elsigbach

Alternative routeContinue the ascent to First and the descent to Allmenalp (5 1/2 hours)

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Update: September 28, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
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Stamina
Highest point
2,179 m
Lowest point
1,080 m
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Berggasthof
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Berghaus Elsigenalp
Gasthaus Elsigbach

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Kandersteg (1,171 m)
Coordinates:
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2'617'896E 1'149'385N
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46.495538, 7.671748
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46°29'43.9"N 7°40'18.3"E
UTM
32T 398072 5149964
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Achseten

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SwissGrid
2'617'896E 1'149'385N
DD
46.495538, 7.671748
DMS
46°29'43.9"N 7°40'18.3"E
UTM
32T 398072 5149964
w3w 
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
12.1 km
Duration
5:30 h
Ascent
1,008 m
Descent
1,099 m
Highest point
2,179 m
Lowest point
1,080 m
Public-transport-friendly Linear route Scenic Refreshment stops available

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