Harderkulm to Oberreid via Augstmatthorn

MODERATE 18 reviews

Harderkulm to Oberreid via Augstmatthorn is a 21 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Interlaken, Bern, Switzerland that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips.

Distance: 21.0 miles Elevation Gain: 10,898 feet Route Type: Out & Back

hiking

nature trips

walking

lake

river

views

hiking
10 days ago

One of the best hikes I’ve done! Did not complete the whole ridge but went to Augstmatthorn and back to the Harderkulm lookout. We decided to take the tram up and back down to save our legs early on and it was so worth it. Ended up being an 11 mile hike with 3000+ ft elevation gain even with cutting out the hike from Interlaken to Harderkulm. It was in the 80’s with full sun once out on the ridge so it felt more challenging than expected, though the most sweat came from the ups and downs in the trees getting up the the exposed ridge. Stunning views of the lakes and bigger mountains and the narrow ridge trail was unique and fun. Very memorable and highly recommended.

hiking
1 month ago

If you go all the way this trail is quite challenging at the end. Very steep incline and sheer drops on both sides in several spots. Take plenty of food and water and be aware the weather can drastically change very quickly. Some of the trail is covered in snow (late June) and requires you to navigate around it.

hiking
1 month ago

I didn’t do this entire hike. Went to about an hour before Augstmatthorn. Was a gorgeous day and once the trail broke wide open - spectacular. I headed Olivia’s advice and took the funicular up and hiked down. She was so right. Was pretty muddy in patches but seemed to have dried up my mid day.

Had to stop recording to save battery life, but I made it within a mile of Augstmatthorn. I lost the trail in the snow and it started to rain, so I turned around and headed back to Harderkulm. My advice, skip the hike up to the platform and get the rail to the top. Then, if you aren’t too tired after the hike out to Augstmatthorn, hike back down to Interlaken to save the 16 francs! Awesome trail and saw only three other people (and lots of mountain goats) out there!

hiking
2 months ago

Hike was great but the trails are sparsely marked. Started out doing one trail and ended up in another harder and steeper route. But all in all, all the trails lead to the same place and def worth the hike.

2 months ago

did the first half of this trip but unfortunately had to cut it short due to time. views are great and the route is not very hard. we walked down at ringgenberg halfway where there is a decent path (takes 1-1,5 hours). will be back this summer for the full hike!

hiking
6 months ago

Hiked from the top platform about 2 miles out and back on the ridge. Was a beautiful hike and was very easy once on the ridge.

8 months ago

hiked from the bottom tram station to the overlook platform. didn’t go all the way across. the hike up to the platform was challenging. multiple trail extensions to add to a hike if you want. the hike goes through a cow pasture and has some amazing views on the way up. took 2 hrs up with some extra parts, 1 hr down. totally worth the hike to known at the top you earned the view!

hiking
14 days ago

hiking
Saturday, June 30, 2018

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

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