Hiking

Content Tabs

Over hill and dale

Do you prefer to hike across alpine meadows or climb a mountain peak, or would you rather roam the forests? In Switzerland, you will find over 65,000 kilometres of marked hiking trails and can explore every corner of the country. The hiking trails are well signposted and as varied as the landscape itself – here, the journey itself is the reward.

Alpine and high-altitude hiking

Tip 1: Schynigen Platte via the Faulhorn to Mount First

The high-altitude hike from the Schynigen Platte via the Faulhorn to Mount First is one of the most spectacular panoramic tours in the Bernese Oberland.

Route: approx. 5.5 hours
Ascent: 1,026 m elevation gain
Descent: 871 m elevation gain
Highest point: 2,657 metres above sea level