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Heuberg Oeschinensee

Mountain Hike · Kandersteg
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Fabulous circular hiking trail with valley views towards Oeschinensee and unspoiled vistas of the Blüemlisalp and Doldenhorn mountain ranges.
moderate
Distance 8.1 km
3:00 h
453 m
453 m
If you are lucky and patient, you may see ibex and chamois goats on this circular tour. From the mountain station take the hiking route towards Läger, at the signpost take the path via Heuberg (viewing point) to Oberbärgli. Then, via Underbärgli make the descent to Oeschinensee.

DurationFrom the mountain station Oeschinen cable car: 3 hoursMountain station Oeschinen - Heuberg - Kandersteg: 3 1/2 hoursGastronomyOeschinensee lake mountain station, Panoramarestaurant zur Sennhütte, Oberbärgli, Berghaus Oeschinensee, Berghotel Oeschinensee

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Highest point
1,987 m
Lowest point
1,583 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Berggasthof
Berghaus Arva Oeschinensee
Berggasthof
Oberbärgli

Safety information

The route leads past steep rock columns with occasional glimpses down the valley (unsuitable for those who experience vertigo). In May, the mountain ridges may still be covered with avalanche snow: risk of avalanches.

Start

Oeschinen Bergstation (1,683 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'619'859E 1'150'124N
DD
46.502130, 7.697344
DMS
46°30'07.7"N 7°41'50.4"E
UTM
32T 400049 5150664
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Destination

Oeschinen Bergstation

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

By train to Kandersteg station. The gondola from Kandersteg to Oeschinensee is connected to public transport.

Getting there

The journey by car to your destination takes you through our beautiful village of Kandersteg.  Follow the signpost to Kandersteg and stay on the main road. Directly after the small bridge, about 3-4 min after entering the village, turn left and follow the road to the parking lot.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'619'859E 1'150'124N
DD
46.502130, 7.697344
DMS
46°30'07.7"N 7°41'50.4"E
UTM
32T 400049 5150664
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

The route leads past steep rock columns with occasional glimpses down the valley (unsuitable for those who experience vertigo). In May, the mountain ridges may still be covered with avalanche snow: risk of avalanches.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
8.1 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
453 m
Descent
453 m
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