Approach to Üschenen | Mountain hiking | Üschenen | Swiss Alpine Club SAC

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As of 13 September 2021, a valid Covid certificate must be presented for overnight stays and consumption inside mountain huts.

Disclaimer

Hiking or climbing on routes in alpine terrain requires good physical health, meticulous preparation and technical skills in mountain sports. The routes presented here are undertaken at one’s own risk. If you want to safely practice mountain sports, taking training courses run by experts is highly recommended by the SAC. All the contents of the SAC Route Portal are put together with utmost diligence. However, the Swiss Alpine Club and the authors cannot guarantee that the information provided here is up-do-date, correct and complete. Therefore, the SAC and the authors cannot be held liable for possible errors.

Approach to Üschenen Üschenen 2020 m

  • Difficulty
    T2
  • Ascent
    1:15 h, 400 m

Route description

Allmenalp - Bärgli parking

Vom Bahnhof Kandersteg erreicht man in 15 Min. die Talstation der Allmenalpbahn. Mit der LSB erreicht man die Alp und wandert nun Richtung Süden bis zum Autoparkplatz auf 1760 m. Hierher gelangen auch Autofahrer über die taxpflichtige Alpstrasse von Kandersteg her.

Bärgli parking - Üschenen cliff base

Well trodden footpath past alp Bärgli diagonally up to the busy crag.

Additional information

Departure point

Allmenalp, Bergstation (1723 m)

Bergstation der Luftseilbahn Allmenalp. Weitere Informationen: www.allmenalp.ch.

Author

Martin Gerber

Martin Gerber has been a mountain guide since 1990 and wrote his first guidebook for the SAC in 1998. He has been working at the SAC for many years as both an author and course leader. His knowledge as an ornithologist comes across in all his work.

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