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Summer hike

Long uphill start / lovely cake at hotel halfway. Cloudy at pass so didn't see Matterhorn but others earlier in week had. Good return walk back - great views. Very clear paths

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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london
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Long uphill start / lovely cake at hotel halfway. Cloudy at pass so didn't see Matterhorn but others earlier in week had. Good return walk back - great views. Very clear paths

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Take the cable car and spend a special time walking. I have been there many times and I love the place so much. Shear beauty.

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Ter Apel, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Quiet and overwhelming hiking area, surrounded by gletschers. Not as crowded as the Oeschinensee area, but certainly worthwile.

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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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