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Address: Kandersteg, Switzerland

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Just the most stunning walk... With a great restaurant just in the middle if the wilderness. It's not too hard a walk and there's real history too

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Aldbury, United Kingdom
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Aldbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Just the most stunning walk... With a great restaurant just in the middle if the wilderness. It's not too hard a walk and there's real history too

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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

A delightful, unspoilt area, suitable for a variety of walking, either strolling or energetic excursions. There are numerous places simply to sit among the rocks and watch nature all around you if you want a quiet and inactive day. A place to enjoy a beautiful mountain environment, easily accessible by cable car.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Very scenic view from the top of Leukerbad. The Gemmi lift is a unique experience, it starts from Leukerbad at altitude 1,411m to reach the Gemmi Pass at 2,270m in just a few minutes.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Our second hike in Kandersteg was a tough one. It's 10 days into April and the trails were still covered in snow. We took the gondola up to Sunnbuel and proceeded with our hike to the top of Gemmipass. Round trip (hiking only) it took us about 5 hours to complete. The trails were a bit slippery because of the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

Compared to Oeschinensee, this walk is pretty good, but not great. The path first half of the walk from the lift to the small lakes and swampy area is nice, however the second half gets a bit more barren. The view once you reach Gemmipass is spectacula, and worth the effort. We did the walk on a Saturday, and found... More 

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Wollaston, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Not a very challenging walk and without going over into the next valley the return is very boring as the views do not change much.

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Gemmi Pass is a great day hike up and back to Kandersteg. Another option is to hike to Gemmi Pass and take the lift down to Lukerbad for the night.

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

It was a good but tiring hike. Scenery was nice but not as good as other places in Switzerland. I would not do it again but glad i did it once.

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Basel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Its a very popular hike trail also recommended by Switzerland tourism. Weather was nice on our Hike day, took cable car from Leukerbad to Gemmipass, view from restaurant viewing platform overlooking several peaks and leukerbad was amazing. Started hike from this Hotel towards Kandersteg which is about 10 km (easy difficulty level). On the way there is beautiful lake Doubensee... More 

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Auchendinny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

gemmi pass is a long walk but a great walk through the valley with high mountain tops either side you can walk up from kandersteg or get the cable car, great views from the cable car going up. when reaching the gemmi pass itself fantastic views from the top over looking leukerbad and to the matterhorn in the distance.

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Address: Kandersteg, Switzerland
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Bern  >  Kandersteg

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