Hiking report

This information is being updated regularly and after every major natural event that might change conditions of the hiking infrastructures.

Last update: 12th July 2019

Please note the opening schedule of the areas below.

The hiking trail report updates you about the current state of the rhiking paths in our region. There are regular updates and revised information during the summer.

Here you will find current information about the following infrastructure: Hiking trails from Kandersteg, cable cars, mountain passes as well as the mountain and SAC huts in the Kandertal.

Please note: After heavy rains, hiking trails are often damaged. The authority tries to repair the trails as quickly as possible. If you find a damaged hiking trail, please let us know. Phone +41 33 675 80 80. All indications without guarantee.

Cable cars and buses

Oeschinensee gondola open
Sunnbüel cable car open
Allmenalp cable car open
Gasternbus, Kandersteg - Selden Private road open, travel permit CHF 12.00
Bus service Kander-Reisen. Phone reservations:
+41 (0)33 671 11 72

General condition

Hiking trails in bottom of valley open
Hiking and mountain trails up to 2,000 m open
Mountain trails over 2,000 m open, with some snowfields

High and mountain trails

 

Gasterntal   open
Heuberg circular route (Oeschinensee - Heuberg - Oberbärgli) open
Restaurant Oberbärgli open
Allmenalp - Ueschinental - Kandersteg   open
Kandersteg - Gasterntal- Sunnbüel (Gurnigel) open
Kandersteg - Blausee lake

 

 
Lötschberg panorama trail (Kandersteg Kiental)

open

Lötschberg north ramp (Kandersteg - Mitholz - Frutigen) open
Lötschberger southern approach (Hohtenn - Ausserberg - Lalden - Brig) open

Pass crossings

Gemmipass   open
Hohtürli   open (the hiking trails on both sides of the Hohtürli are open with some snow!)
Lötschenpass Snowfields from ca. 2300 meters, appropriate equipment and experiece required!  open
Bunderchrinde   open
Golitschen (Kandersteg - Elsigenalp - Frutigen) open

SAC and mountain huts

Blümlisalphütte +41 (0)33 676 14 37 open (the hiking trails on both sides of the Hohtürli are open with some snow!)
Doldenhornhütte +41 (0)33 675 16 60

open

Frundenhütte +41 (0)33 675 14 33 open
Balmhornhütte +41 (0)33 675 13 40 open
Lämmerenhütte +41 (0)27 470 25 15 open
Lötschenpasshütte +41 (0)27 939 19 81

open

Schwarenbach +41 (0)33 675 12 72 open

Adventure

Allmenalp via ferrata open
Kandersteg freeride trail open