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Sledding in the Safien Valley


In the quiet Safien Valley, nature and hiking enthusiasts still pull their own sled. After a one-hour ascent to Imschlacht, Maiensäss (“Summer alp”) settlement, you are rewarded by an enjoyable descent.

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The local farming families lovingly prepare the 3.5-kilomter sledding and winter hiking trail. They also serve local specialties in the authentic “Sledders Pub”. The fast descent through a pristine landscape is great fun for beginners and advanced sledders alike.

Fondue parties can be arranged in the Sledders Pub upon prior reservation.


Starting point: Imschlacht (1,652 m.a.s.l.)
Accessibility of starting point: Only on foot
Finishing point: Brün (1,294 m.a.s.l.)
Altitude difference: 360 metres
Length: 3.5 kilometres
Level of difficulty: Medium
Toboggan hire onsite: Yes
Illuminated for night sledging: No
Option to eat: At the start and at the finish

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