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Engstligenalp Trail

Snowshoeing · Adelboden
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  • Schneeschuhwandern Engstligenalp
    Schneeschuhwandern Engstligenalp
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The imposing yet simple circular trail on the high plateau is ideal for beginners. With an altitude difference of only 60 meters, this trail, which lasts just under two hours, nevertheless offers an unforgettable panorama.
easy
Distance 4 km
1:45 h
60 m
60 m
1,963 m
1,937 m

Author’s recommendation

2 or 8 kilometres, across the plateau or the valley floor: The choice of winter hiking trails is large in Adelboden-Lenk-Kandersteg. Even experienced outdoor walkers will still find enough new territory to explore.
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Tourismus Adelboden-Lenk-Kandersteg
Update: February 17, 2022
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,963 m
Lowest point
1,937 m
Best time of year
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Rest stops

Bergrestaurant Stäghorä
Berghaus Bärtschi
Fondue-Igloo Engstligenalp

Safety information

  •  Trails are not prepared or cleared.
  • Follow the pink signposts
  • Stay on the marked trails!
  • (wildlife protection/risk of accident)
  • Watch the weather!
  • (heavy snowfall/fog/Avalanche Bulletin Tel. 187)
  • Snow Sport Report
  • Use of trails at your own risk

Start

Engstligenalp mountain station (1,963 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'609'709E 1'144'234N
DD
46.449369, 7.564993
DMS
46°26'57.7"N 7°33'54.0"E
UTM
32T 389787 5144977
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Destination

Engstligenalp mountain station

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

From Frutigen by bus to Adelboden Unter dem Birg.

Getting there

By car via Frutigen to Adelboden, Engstligenalp valley station.

Parking

Free parking is available at the Engstligenalp valley station.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'609'709E 1'144'234N
DD
46.449369, 7.564993
DMS
46°26'57.7"N 7°33'54.0"E
UTM
32T 389787 5144977
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Nr. 96 auf der Winterwanderkarte

Equipment

From telescopic poles to avalanche shovels - well prepared, you're better off heading for the trail. Professional snowshoe equipment can also be rented in various sports shops in the destination.

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
4 km
Duration
1:45 h
Ascent
60 m
Descent
60 m
Highest point
1,963 m
Lowest point
1,937 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Cableway ascent/descent Clear area
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

Avalanche conditions

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