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Best trails in Kandersteg

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Looking for a great trail near Kandersteg, Bern? AllTrails has 18 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Parc Naturel Pfyn-Finge or Gantrisch Nature Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Regionaler Naturpark Thunersee Hohgant or Hardekulm. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 11 hard trails in Kandersteg ranging from 2.8 to 20.9 miles and from 3,848 to 10,603 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Top trails (18)
#1 - Heuberg Loop
Kandersteg, Bern, Switzerland
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 3 h 16 m
This hike begins in Kandersteg and can be accessed by the Gondola. The views from the top look down into a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is recommended to bring trekking boots. The trail loops back dShow more
#2 - Kandersteg to Lake Oeschinen
Kandersteg, Bern, Switzerland
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 51 m
Kandersteg to Lake Oeschinen is a 4.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Kandersteg, Bern, Switzerland that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily useShow more
#3 - Gemmi Pass
Kandersteg, Bern, Switzerland
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Length: 12.5 mi • Est. 6 h 42 m
This can also done as a one-way-trip, taking the Gondola from the Gemmi to Leukerbad - where you have the thermal spas as an added bonus. The tail is groomed for hiking in winter, too, with a midway sShow more
#4 - Oeschinensee Loop
Kandersteg, Bern, Switzerland
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 4 h 39 m
Oeschinensee Loop is a 7.1 mile loop trail located near Kandersteg, Bern, Switzerland that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and naturShow more
#5 - Via Alpina: Griesalp to Kandersteg
Kandersteg, Bern, Switzerland
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Length: 9.1 mi • Est. 6 h 30 m
The 4th stage of the Bernese Via Alpina leads from Griesalp steeply up to Hohtürli. It is worth taking the 50 additional vertical meters under the feet and go up to Blüemlisalphütte. The descent is a Show more
#6 - Lake Oeschinensee Walking Loop via Gondola
Kandersteg, Bern, Switzerland
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 17 m
Part of the beautiful Oeschinensee Ski Resort, this trail is easily accessed by all fitness levels via the gondola from Kandersteg. Although not fully paved, the mostly gravel surface is friendly to sShow more
#7 - Kandersteg - Engstligenalp
Kandersteg, Bern, Switzerland
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Length: 11.8 mi • Est. 8 h 49 m
Kandersteg - Engstligenalp is a 11.8 mile point-to-point trail located near Kandersteg, Bern, Switzerland that offers scenic views and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The trail iShow more
#8 - Hohtürli Pass
Kandersteg, Bern, Switzerland
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Length: 9.7 mi • Est. 7 h 17 m
The Hohtürli Pass goes from Kandersteg by Lake Oeschinen to Blüemlisalphütte (hut) then descends to Griesalp. The trail has a lot of elevation gain and heights. Solid footwear is necessary as there maShow more
#9 - Bluemlisalphutte to Kandersteg
Kandersteg, Bern, Switzerland
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Length: 8.2 mi • Est. 3 h 47 m
There is a gondola just past the lake to the right that can take you down to town if someone in your party is tired. Breathtaking landscapes at the foot of glaciers. Behind the refuge you can continuShow more
#10 - Sommerrodelbahn to Kandersteg
Kandersteg, Bern, Switzerland
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 51 m
Sommerrodelbahn to Kandersteg is a 2.1 mile point-to-point trail located near Kandersteg, Bern, Switzerland that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hikiShow more
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