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The Kandersteg-Allmenalp Via Ferrata

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  • Die verdrehte Leiter, das Markenzeichen des Kandersteg-Klettersteiges.
    Die verdrehte Leiter, das Markenzeichen des Kandersteg-Klettersteiges.
    Photo: Christoph Hurni, Bern, Outdooractive Editors
m 1800 1600 1400 1200 1000 2,0 1,8 1,6 1,4 1,2 1,0 0,8 0,6 0,4 0,2 km Talstation Allmenalpbahn Parkplatz Allmenalpbahn
Distance 2.2 km
3:00 h
538 m
538 m
1,732 m
1,186 m

The sporty and spectacular Kandersteg-Allmenalp via ferrata in the Bernese Oberland leads through a wall divided by gorges and pillars. The Allmibach finds its way down the valley in several beautiful waterfalls along the route.


The Kandersteg-Allmenalp via ferrata has a lot to offer ambitious via ferrata climbers: In scenic surroundings, the route with a sporty character leads along the Allmibach waterfalls through the wall. Nepal bridges (three-rope bridges), tyroliennes (rope slide bridges) and even a twisted ladder in a spectacular roof provide plenty of variety and thrills. The wall is east to south-east facing and the climb is excellently secured. There is a key section right at the beginning with a suspended ladder, another is the ascending and descending traverse before the second Nepalese bridge. In total, there are two Nepal footbridges about 30 metres long; instead of the second one, you can also hover over the Allmibach on a tyrolienne. A 110-metre-long tyrolienne leads to a rock head and back again, but this can only be used in the company of a professional mountain guide. An ascent of the First (2548 m) is recommended afterwards, as the view from the summit is fantastic. The Allmenalp at the


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