Begin of tour: Lauenen
Access starting point: By private car or public transportation from Bern via Thun/Spiez and Gstaad (bus) to Lauenental
Point of arrival: SAC Gelten hut (Geltenhütte), 2003 meters above sea level
Hiking time: 5 h
Physical fitness: medium difficulty
Difference in elevation: 620 m
Culmination point: 2003 m
Season: July - October
Gastronomy: Restaurant Lauenensee
Literature: SAC Club Guide: Bern Alps, volume 1
Lauenensee - Chüetungel - Geltenhütten SAC - Lauenensee
The route to the well-furnished and well-equipped Gelten hut at the foot of the Wildhorn leads past Lauenen Lake. The surroundings of the Gelten hut, about two hours further up, is practically as beautiful as Lake Lauenen - Gelten-Iffingen Nature Reserve, alpine pastures and nearly glaciers define the landscape's character. An extraordinary, unique nature and landscape experience for the whole family - for all those looking for peace, relaxation and revitalization! Gelten Hut (Geltenhütte): 3 hours away from Lauenen, 2 hours away from Lake Lauenen.
After a cozy overnight stay at the hut, return via Lake Lauen. The hike to Lauenen takes about 2.5 hours.
The careful planning of a tour will ensure that you also derive the maximum pleasure and enjoyment from it. Please take the time to contact the local information centre and enquire about route and weather conditions before setting off. Your intended trail may be fully or partially closed, depending on the time of year and weather conditions.