Location: Bernese Oberland

Kandersteg Hiking Trails

Ober Bergli and the Bluemlisalp glacier
Hohturli Pass

Distance: 9.8 - 10.4 miles (Round Trip)

The highest pass on the Alpine Pass route, one of the most beautiful lakes in the Swiss Alps and bird’s-eye views of a dramatic glacier are some of the scenic rewards of this steep, strenuous hike to Hohturli Pass from Kandersteg

Amazing sheer walls along the flanks of the peaks ringing the Oeschinensee
Griesalp to Kandersteg via Hohturli

Distance: 9.1 miles (One Way)

A scenic pass, the dazzling Bluemlisalp glacier and jaw-dropping views of the stunning cirque towering above the beautiful Oeschinensee are ample rewards for this very strenuous hike over the highest pass along the Alpine Pass route.

Great views of the peaks forming the cirque above the Oeschinensee
Oeschinensee Loop

Distance: 5.2 miles (Loop)

This terrific loop trail features ever-evolving views of the magnificent glacial cirque towering above the Oeschenensee, one of the most beautiful lakes in the Swiss Alps.