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PostBus adventure trail

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From Reichenbach, Europe’s steepest PostBus route takes us to the UNESCO World Heritage Site – but also to the exciting PostBus adventure trail in the Kiental valley.
easy
Distance 7.2 km
2:10 h
23 m
485 m
‘Tü-ta-ta’ goes the PostBus horn. And, yes, there’s no denying that Europe’s steepest PostBus route from Reichenbach up to Griesalp sets the bar pretty high. In fact, the power with which the PostBus engines drive these buses up the meandering 28% gradient is simply astonishing.

 

It is only on the two-hour themed hike back down again that families, walkers and PostBus enthusiasts are able to immerse themselves fully into the wild and romantic world of the Kiental valley. The exciting trail not only features thundering waterfalls, stunning gorges and the wide expanse of Lake Tschingel, but also has 13 ‘stops’ along the way. If we follow the white signposts we are rewarded with lots of interesting information about the legendary yellow PostBuses as well as plenty of fun play areas between the Alp and our destination in the village of Kiental. Halfway along the trail is a BBQ area in the very heart of nature with phenomenal views, ideal for hungry adventurers to take a quick lunch break.

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TALK (Tourismus Adelboden-Lenk) AG
Updated: May 06, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Technique
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Highest point
1,407 m
Lowest point
922 m
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Rest Stop

Restaurant
Hotel Restaurant Alpenruh - Kiental

Tips and hints

Hier finden Sie den Flyer zum Themenweg.

Busfahrplan

Start

Griesalp (1,407 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'624'775E 1'155'189N
DD
46.547531, 7.761660
DMS
46°32'51.1"N 7°45'42.0"E
UTM
32T 405062 5155629
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Destination

Kiental

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Arrival by PostBus is recommended in order to savour the unspoilt natural landscape to the full. https://www.postauto.ch/en

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'624'775E 1'155'189N
DD
46.547531, 7.761660
DMS
46°32'51.1"N 7°45'42.0"E
UTM
32T 405062 5155629
w3w 
///screaming.overlooks.awards
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
7.2 km
Duration
2:10 h
Ascent
23 m
Descent
485 m
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