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Alpine routes in Bern


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For those who enjoy an active vacation, we have lots of suggestions in Bern. Use our Travel Guide as a source of inspiration for planning your next adventure and browse through descriptions and route details of the most beautiful alpine routes.
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The 10 Most Beautiful alpine routes in Bern

Alpine Tour
Blüemlisalphorn crossing
Premium content Difficulty II, 50°, AD difficult Multistage route
22.7 km
13:30 h
2,518 m
2,519 m
Second tour for experienced alpinists from Oeschinen via the Blüemlisalpe to the summit of the Blüemlisalphorn (3661 m) and back.
Alpine Tour · Kandersteg
Balmhorn via Zackengrat
Premium content Difficulty I, 35°, PD+ difficult
17.7 km
10:00 h
1,800 m
1,650 m
The Balmhorn is a beautiful pyramid high above the Kandertal. The normal route leads over the scree-covered, moderately steep Schwarzgletscher and the harmless Zackengrat (WS+).
Alpine Tour
Schreckhorn south-west ridge
Premium content Difficulty III, 40°, AD+ difficult Multistage route
24.5 km
23:00 h
3,124 m
3,124 m
Challenging high altitude tour in high alpine surroundings to the northernmost and probably most difficult peak of the Bernese Alps - the Schreckhorn.
Alpine Tour · Switzerland
From the Schreckhorn Hut to the Schreckhorn
Premium content Difficulty III, 40°, AD+ difficult Stage 2
17 km
16:00 h
1,931 m
3,063 m
Second stage of the Schreckhorn ascent: from the Schreckhorn hut on the normal route via the south-west ridge to the Schreckhorn and back to Grindelwald.
Alpine Tour · Oberhasli
Diechterhorn (3389 m) - traverse from the Trifthütte to the Gelmerhütte
Premium content Difficulty II, 30°, PD difficult closed
18.7 km
11:30 h
2,340 m
1,850 m
Lots of glacier and little rock - on the Diechterhorn, the highest mountain on the west side of the Trift glacier, friends of glacier tours get their money's worth.
Alpine Tour · Wildstrubelgletscher
Wildstrubel - crossing from the Gemmi Pass to the Simmen Falls
Premium content Difficulty <30°, F difficult closed
19.2 km
8:00 h
1,000 m
2,250 m
Easy alpine tour, as a Überschreitung long, but with some scenic highlights. From the summit, a magnificent view of the glacier plateau of the Glacier de la Plaine Morte.
Alpine Tour · Bernese Alps
Mönch vom Jungfraujoch
recommended route Difficulty II+, AD- difficult
5.2 km
5:00 h
635 m
635 m
Schöne Hochtour vom Jungfraujoch Richtung Mönchsjochhütte auf den Mönch und wieder Retour.
Alpine Tour · Switzerland
Blüemlisalphorn crossing - stage 2
Premium content Difficulty II, 50°, AD difficult Stage 2
15.2 km
10:00 h
1,265 m
2,400 m
Second stage of the Blüemlisalphorn Überschreitung: from the Blüemlisalpe up to the Morgenhorn, the Wyssi Frau and the Blüemlisalphorn, back ück via the Rothornsattel and the Blüemlisalpe to Oeschinen.
Alpine Tour · Oberhasli
Front Tierberg
Premium content Difficulty <30°, F moderate
7.6 km
6:30 h
1,000 m
1,000 m
Short and easy glacier hike from the Tierberglihütte. Together with an ascent via the Tierbergli via ferrata, a varied day trip against a wild glacier backdrop.
Alpine Tour · Urner Alps
Gwächtenhorn (3420m) von der Tierberglihütte
recommended route Difficulty moderate
6.7 km
4:30 h
671 m
671 m
Das Gwächtenhorn ist ein 3420m hoher vergletscherter Gipfel. Die Tour führt von der Tierberglihütte über den Steingletscher und über die Nordseite auf den Gipfel. Es handelt sich um eine einfache Hochtour.
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Balmhorn via Zackengrat by Uri
August 30, 2022 · Community
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When did you do this route? August 26, 2022
Eiger über Mittellegigrat by Till
August 10, 2022 · Community
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Photo: Till Hauptmann, Community
Photo: Till Hauptmann, Community
Photo: Till Hauptmann, Community
Photo: Till Hauptmann, Community
Photo: Till Hauptmann, Community
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