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Hike from the Susten Pass to Gadmen in the Gadmen Valley

Susten Pass - Steingletscher - Saageli - Gadmen

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Susten Pass - Steingletscher - Saageli - Gadmen

Published/updated on 28.08.2019 by GabrielleMerk | 27363 points
 | Date of Tour: 29.07.2017 | Favourite Entries (1) 

Absolutely stunning hike from the Susten Pass along the old Susten Trail down the Gadmen Valley to Gadmen.

First, you enjoy the wide view over the valley and the Stein Glacier from the pass, then a nice change from high alpine... read more >>

Absolutely stunning hike from the Susten Pass along the old Susten Trail down the Gadmen Valley to Gadmen.

First, you enjoy the wide view over the valley and the Stein Glacier from the pass, then a nice change from high alpine landscape to the moorland (Nature Reserve) with its many waterfalls, and finally meadows and forest below. The trail runs parallel to the pass road, but separated from it by a long low elevation, so you don’t hear the traffic.

This tour can also be shortened by starting at the Steingletscher bus stop (also parking) or end at one of several stops along the pass road. One must check the bus schedule carefully though, as the bus only goes twice a day in each direction over the pass road.

(This hike can also be combined with a round trip to the GlacierTrail, which can be reached from the restaurant in Steingletscher.)

Published/updated on 28.08.2019 by GabrielleMerk (27363 points) | Date of Tour: 29.07.2017

Route Infos

Region
Bernese Oberland
Time Required
3 hours
Distance
10 km
Ascent
128 m
Descent
1150 m
Max. Altitude
2221 m
Min. Altitude
1170 m
Season Start / Season End
July - October
Level of Difficulty (Hiking)
Panorama
Experience
Points of Interest
Spectacular alpine landscape with glacier // Beautiful moorland with many waterfalls // Interesting old Mule Trail
Starting Point
Susten Pass
Starting Point with Public Transport
Destination
Gadmen
Return with Public Transport
Places to Eat
Susten Pass, Steingletscher, Gadmen
Things to Note
Postbus only runs twice in each direction on the pass road between Wassen to Meiringen (on Sunday also once between Meiringen and Steingletscher), although more often between Gadmen (Obermaad) and Innertkirchen // After Wyssemad, it is rather steep down to the valley floor

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