The cable cars glide on a steep ascent from the Thermal Spa Resort of Leukerbad to the peak of the Gemmi (separate side) and the Torrent Alp (2300m) The Torrent Train was inaugurated in 1971.
The Valais four-thousanders stand nicely to attention on the southern horizon - And visitors spending the night at the mountain guesthouse by the Torrenthorn Rinderhütte witness the summit world in a very special light.
One of the most attractive and imposing mountain lakes, namely Oeschinensee, is reached by gondola rail from Kandersteg. And cable railway is also your ticket to pass hikes via Hohtürli in the Kiental valley.
A panoramic journey on the Sörenberg Route takes you over the Glaubenbielen Pass, through the UNESCO Entlebuch Biosphere of Schüpfheim to Giswil. A beautiful scenic journey off the beaten track and far from mass tourism.