High Alpine Trail from Rinderberg to Schönried

Schönried

Flugplatz

Flugplatz

Flugplatz Zweisimmen

Flugplatz Zweisimmen

SEEbar am Forellensee CH-3770 Zweisimmen

SEEbar am Forellensee CH-3770 Zweisimmen

Young and old consider this hiking tour from Mt. Rinderberg to the Horneggli, passing by Gandlauenengrat, a favorite. Of course, the views of the Bernese Alps and even the Lake Geneva Alps are a big attraction, but also the flora, which includes alpine roses and gentian.

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Technical information

Starting point: Aerial cable-car Rinderberg.
Destination: Train station Schönried.
Take the train from Schönried to Zweisimmen and there, take the aerial cable-car to the Rinderberg .
Walking time: 3 h 05 min
Season: End of June through October
Altitude difference: 70 m ascent and 800 m descent
Condition: intermediate to difficult
Place to eat: Rinderberg, Hornberg, Horneggli, Schönried

Description

Begin this hike at the mountain station of the Rinderberg cable-car that starts out in Zweisimmen. Follow the directional signs to Gandlauenengrat. Already at the beginning, there are fantastic views. From Gandlauenengrat follow the signs that indicate Parwengen. A well-prepared high alpine trail leads one directly to the large mountain restaurant. From here, hikers can see the Fribourg and the Lake Geneva Alps to the West. Deep in the valley one can make out Schönried. Take this panorama-rich trail down to Horneggli and then on to Schönried.

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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.

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