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Winter Hiking

Winter-Rundwanderwege Engstligenalp (Adelboden)

Winter Hiking · Adelboden
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At the foot of the majestic "Wildstubel", surrounded by the astounding mountain world, this circular route takes you over the flat plateau of Adelboden's Engstligenalp.
easy
5 km
1:20 h
60 m
60 m
From the centre of Adelboden, you follow the Engstlige River upstream on foot or by bus to reach "Unter dem Birg". From there, winter walkers can easily reach the 2000m high Engstligenalp by cable-car. The enjoyable and mostly flat winter path takes you past mountain huts buried in fallen snow to magnificent viewpoints. Only the sound of the snow crunching under your feet breaks the absolute silence. After your exertions on the mountain, it's time to reward yourself with a glass of punch or a special liqueur coffee in one of Engstligenalp's two mountain taverns.
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Markus Schluep 
Updated: November 20, 2020
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,963 m
Lowest point
1,902 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Berghotel Engstligenalp - Adelboden

Start

Adelboden, Engstligenalp (1,962 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.449169, 7.565147
DMS
46°26'57.0"N 7°33'54.5"E
UTM
32T 389798 5144955
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Destination

Adelboden, Engstligenalp

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Public transport

Public transport friendly

Mit der Bahn bis Frutigen. Anschliessend per Bus nach Adelboden. Umsteigen auf den Bus nach Unter dem Birg. Ab Unter dem Birg mit der Luftseilbahn nach Engstligenalp

Getting there

Mit dem Auto via Frutigen nach Adelboden/Oey und weiter bis Unter dem Birg

Parking

Parkplätze in Unter dem Birg bei der Talstation der Engstligenalpbahn

Coordinates

DD
46.449169, 7.565147
DMS
46°26'57.0"N 7°33'54.5"E
UTM
32T 389798 5144955
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
5 km
Duration
1:20h
Ascent
60 m
Descent
60 m
Public transport friendly Loop Refreshment stops available Family friendly Cableway ascent/descent Groomed snow
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
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