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Winterwanderweg Rundweg Engstligenalp

Winter Hiking · Adelboden
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  • Winterwandern Engstligenalp
    Winterwandern Engstligenalp
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At the foot of the Wildstrubel, this circular hiking trail follows the cross-country trails and slopes on the mighty high plateau. In the midst of the magnificent mountain scenery, time flies on the one-hour route.
easy
Distance 4.3 km
1:00 h
20 m
20 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: March 17, 2022
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,963 m
Lowest point
1,937 m
Best time of year
Jan
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Rest stops

Berghaus Bärtschi
Berghotel Engstligenalp
Fondue-Igloo Engstligenalp

Safety information

  • Stay on the marked trails!
  • Use of trails at your own risk

Tips and hints

When planning, check the snow report to see if the winter hiking trails are open.

Hiking an Snowshoeing offers

Start

Engstligenalp mountain station (1,962 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'609'720E 1'144'211N
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

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
2'609'720E 1'144'211N
DD
46.449169, 7.565147
DMS
46°26'57.0"N 7°33'54.5"E
UTM
32T 389798 5144955
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

No. 95 on the winter hiking map

Equipment

Hat, gloves, sunglasses: reliable equipment is especially important on winter trails. What dresses best? Ask our specialists in the numerous sports shops in the destination.

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
4.3 km
Duration
1:00 h
Ascent
20 m
Descent
20 m
Highest point
1,963 m
Lowest point
1,937 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Cableway ascent/descent Groomed snow
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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