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One of the best hikes in Switzerland

We live in Switzerland and hike often. The Gemmi Pass hike, which we just did for the first time... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
671PandH
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Long and scenic walk

Nice hike from Sunnbuel (gondola from Kandersteg). Relatively flat ground except from some parts... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
IanC4834
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Singapore, Singapore
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Leukerbad, Kandersteg 3954, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard so much about this trail, and was a bit disappointed. It’s mostly flat and well-maintainer gravel, so great for bikes or kids, yet it would be a long walk for a kid. Takes about 2 hours (+\- depending how fast you walk)...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

We live in Switzerland and hike often. The Gemmi Pass hike, which we just did for the first time this past week, is now one of our all-time favourites, and one I feel I absolutely must recommend to travellers. We stayed in Kandersteg (lovely! Oeschinensee...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2018

Nice hike from Sunnbuel (gondola from Kandersteg). Relatively flat ground except from some parts over a distance of about 12km from Sunnbuel to Gemmi Pass - There were hikers of all ages, some with pets and some people on mountain bikes. Beautiful scenery all the...More

Thank IanC4834
Reviewed 17 March 2018

From the top of the Sunnbuel cable car station it is a fine 8.5 km walk through snow or meadow/alpine flowers passing streams and on to the Gemmi pass above Leukerbad, it pass the Schwarenbach hotel/hostel and restaurant, and then on to pass Lake Daubensee....More

2  Thank Katengraham
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We took the Sunnbuel cable car up and then walked to the Gemmi Pass (taking the gondola down to Leukerbad). The hike is strenuous, but the payoff is well worth the effort.

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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Nice steady hike with great views and a hotel half way for refreshments. Cable car near to Kandersteg campsite.

1  Thank Ian S
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We went up the Sunnbuel cable car from Kandersteg, and walked across the top to the Gemmi pass itself, taking the short cable car ride up to the end. You get a spectacular view of the Valais Alps - the Matterhorn and others - which...More

2  Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This is a fantastic mountain walk to be enjoyed from late spring (if the snow allows ) until the first snows of winter .We walk fro Leukerbad to kandersteg

1  Thank Arthur S
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Took the cable-car up from kandersteg it gave some spectacular views! It's quite a hike from there for someone who lives in the fens, but well worth it. Don't forget to check the time of the last cable-car back down or you'll have an even...More

1  Thank Bob T
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Even in winter, with snow and ice on the ground, we had a great experience. I wore my crampons to come back down the snowy, icy paths. A good sturdy pair of winter boots would serve well enough. Great scenery, stunning views from the top....More

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y p
4 July 2016|
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In fact I would like to know what is the best way to go from Kandersteg to -Gemmi PASS, spend some time there and go back to Kandersteg in the same day.
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anggia27
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Response from Graham J | Reviewed this property |
The slide is at Oeschinesee and can be reached via a gondola lift. The slide is at the end of the gondola ride which takes sabout 10 minutes to complete . This gondola is in the centre of the village. The nearest hotel (3... More
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