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From Gitschenen near Isenthal to the Engelberg Valley
3 hours 45 minutes / 9 km

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A last look back into the Surenen Valley. This is the lower trail, from Stäfeli

The Beloved Surenen Pass Trail

⏱️ 6 hours  / ↔ 18 km / ↑ 920 m / ↓ 1360 m / ⛰ 2292 m / ☀️ 5/5 / 😀 5/5  (Legend)

Published/updated on 29.08.2017 by GabrielleMerk

The 29-km stretch between Altdorf in the Reuss Valley and Engelberg is Stage 7 on the Via Alpina Trail (total 29 km).

The nicest stretch to walk is between Brüsti... more >>

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Favourite Entries 5
Favourite Entries 5
On the Glacier Trail in the Seeboden Nature Reserve.

Glacier Trail near the Susten Pass

⏱️ 2 hours  / ↔ 4 km / ↑ 280 m / ↓ 280 m / ⛰ 2087 m / ☀️ 5/5 / 😀 5/5  (Legend)

Published/updated on 19.08.2017 by GabrielleMerk

This little round tour is a perfect hidden gem, situated just off the Susten Pass road near the pass, and makes for a wonderful break when driving for hours along the Swiss Pass... more >>

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Favourite Entries 5
Favourite Entries 5

Hike Around Monte Gambarogno

⏱️ 3 hours 15 minutes  / ↔ 8 km / ↑ 400 m / ↓ 800 m / ⛰ 1729 m / ☀️ 4/5 / 😀 4/5  (Legend)

Published/updated on 23.12.2016 by GabrielleMerk

This tour, described on the Swiss Mobility website as the “Alpe di Neggia Trail” would better be named “Monte Gambarogno Trail” as it is really that, a walk up and around Monte... more >>

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Favourite Entries 3
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From the dam, looking down the Gotthard Valley toward Hospental (July 2016)

Five-Lake Hike at the Gotthard Pass

⏱️ 4 hours 30 minutes  / ↔ 13 km / ↑ 593 m / ↓ 593 m / ⛰ 2527 m / ☀️ 4/5 / 😀 5/5  (Legend)

Published/updated on 02.07.2016 by GabrielleMerk

This high Alpine hike (and in my opinion one of the most beautiful of alpine tours) is not extremely difficult and its accessibility means that even beginner hikers can... more >>

Tour Ratings 1
Tour Ratings 1
Favourite Entries 6
Favourite Entries 6
Crocuses along the Napf Border Trail, heading North.

Carpet of Crocuses on the Rämisgummen Alp

⏱️ 4 hours 30 minutes  / ↔ 15 km / ↑ 738 m / ↓ 933 m / ⛰ 1409 m / ☀️ 4/5 / 😀 4/5  (Legend)

Published/updated on 09.04.2016 by GabrielleMerk

The Rämisgummen is considered one of the most beautiful Alps in the Bern region. It stretches across an area of 130 ha and offers summer grazing for 220 cattle at an altitude of... more >>

Tour Ratings 1
Tour Ratings 1
Favourite Entries 4
Favourite Entries 4
Damma Glacier as seen from the upland moor

Walk around Lake Göscheneralpsee

⏱️ 3 hours 10 minutes  / ↔ 9 km / ↑ 454 m / ↓ 446 m / ⛰ 2046 m / ☀️ 4/5 / 😀 4/5  (Legend)

Published/updated on 08.01.2016 by GabrielleMerk

Lovely views accompany you all the way on this idyllic hike around the Göscheneralp Lake, starting at the natural earth dam, going past the Damma Glacier, across a glacier... more >>

Tour Ratings 1
Tour Ratings 1
Favourite Entries 6
Favourite Entries 6
Lago Maggiore, Valle Veddesca. View South toward Italy

Alpe Foppa to Monte Lema

⏱️ 5 hours  / ↔ 13 km / ↑ 811 m / ↓ 784 m / ⛰ 0 m / ☀️ 5/5 / 😀 5/5  (Legend)

Published/updated on 07.01.2016 by GabrielleMerk

The ridge trail from Monte Tamaro to Monte Lema is a classic among the Swiss ridge trails. The ascent from Alpe Foppa to the look-out on Monte Tamaro requires a bit of... more >>

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Favourite Entries 2
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On the Clariden High Rim Trail

Clariden High Trail at the Klausen Pass

⏱️ 3 hours 30 minutes  / ↔ 11 km / ↑ 520 m / ↓ 410 m / ⛰ 2174 m / ☀️ 5/5 / 😀 5/5  (Legend)

Published/updated on 18.12.2015 by GabrielleMerk

The Clariden High Rim Trail from the Klausen Pass to the Fiseten Pass takes 3 hours to walk along the direct route, but there is a hidden glacier lake at the base of Mount... more >>

Tour Ratings 2
Tour Ratings 2
Favourite Entries 8
Favourite Entries 8