Hohtürli Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos

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Hohtürli Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1 (One way) / 13TerrainAlps, GlaciersDateMid Aug
Region/PlaceBernCountrySwitzerland  
Dist (kms)13Height gain (m)1600Route findingEasy
RouteKandersteg (1176) - Oeschinensee (1522) - Blüemlisalphütte (2834) - Hohtürli (2778) - Griesalp (1408)
NotesOne of the best walks in Switzerland with dramatic cliffs surrounding the Oeschinensee and close-up views of glaciers from the path leading to the high Hohtürli pass. Kandersteg itself has a dramatic location in a narrow deep valley.
Cows on western shore of Oeschinensee, Hohtürli (Kandersteg - Griesalp) Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Bern, Switzerland, 10-Aug-03, AP392

Path along western side of Oeschinensee and Äusser Fisistock (2945), Hohtürli (Kandersteg - Griesalp) Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Bern, Switzerland, 10-Aug-03, AP394

Restaurant on path leading up to Oberbärgli, with Oeschinensee below, Hohtürli (Kandersteg - Griesalp) Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Bern, Switzerland, 10-Aug-03, AP396

Start of final ascent along morraine ridge to Hohtürli (R), Hohtürli (Kandersteg - Griesalp) Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Bern, Switzerland, 10-Aug-03, AP399

Blüemlisalpgletscher, with highest mtns Blüemlisalphorn (3683) and Wyssi Frau (3650), and closer mtns Ufem Stock (3221) (ML) and Blüemlisalp-Rothorn (3279) (R), Hohtürli (Kandersteg - Griesalp) Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Bern, Switzerland, 10-Aug-03, AP400

Hohtürli and upper tongue of Blüemlisalpgletscher, Hohtürli (Kandersteg - Griesalp) Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Bern, Switzerland, 10-Aug-03, AP402

Blüemlisalphütte (2834) (M) and view to N beyond Hohtürli pass, Hohtürli (Kandersteg - Griesalp) Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Bern, Switzerland, 10-Aug-03, AP403

Blüemlisalpgletscher from above Blüemlisalphütte, with Blüemlisalphorn (3683) (R) and Wyssi Frau (3650) (L) and Ufem Stock (3221) (R close), Hohtürli (Kandersteg - Griesalp) Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Bern, Switzerland, 10-Aug-03, AP404

Hohtürli pass and Kiental (R) from below Blüemlisalphütte, Hohtürli (Kandersteg - Griesalp) Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Bern, Switzerland, 10-Aug-03, AP405

View along Gamchibach valley to Gamchigletscher from Berggasthof Enzian, Hohtürli (Kandersteg - Griesalp) Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Bern, Switzerland, 10-Aug-03, AP408

Blüemlisalphütte (2834m), Hohtürli (T), Bern, Switzerland, 6-Aug-98, E140

Oeschinensee, nr Kandersteg, Hohtürli (T), Bern, Switzerland, 6-Aug-98, E143