High above Lenk: long weekend of autumn hiking

Saturday 28 September - Monday 30 September

FULLY BOOKED! Long weekend of autumn hiking high above Lenk and the Simme valley. Highlights : the idyllic turquoise lake of Iffigsee; the impressive Simme and “seven fountains” waterfalls;  panoramic views of the Wildstrubel and Bernese mountains.

Type of hiking

  • 3 days of guided hikes, with discovery of the local flora and fauna, geology, history and culture.
  • For enthusiastic hikers on good form ; 530–1000 m ↑ and ↓ and 5-6 hours of walking each day (excluding breaks), plus need to carry rucksack with clothes, picnics and overnight kit for the 3 days.
  • Technical level: T2 (Swiss Alpine Club grading) + some short sections at T3.

Itinerary

  • Saturday 28 September: Lauenen 1240 m – Trütlisberg – Pt 2075 m – Betelberg –Stoos 1636 m, then down to Lenk by gondola; c. 920 m↑, 530 m ↓, 5h15.
  • Sunday 29 September: Bim Höhe Hus 1105 m – Simmefäll – Sibe Brünne – Oberlaubhore 1999 m – Iffigenalp 1584 m; c. 1000 m ↑, 530 m ↓, 5h45.
  • Monday 30 September: Iffigenalp 1584 m – Iffigsee ‒ Iffighore 2378 m– Iffigenalp ; c. 840 m ↑ and ↓, 5h30.

Itinerary may be modified to take account of local weather conditions or for the security of the group.

Price and booking

CHF 445 per person (min. 5, max. 8 participants), including 3 days of guided hikes + 2 nights’ accommodation in twin rooms with shared showers and half-board. Please also allow about 15 francs (with half-fare card) for gondola and bus.

Price excludes: transport, insurances, picnic lunches, drinks.

 

Simply click on the “Book now” button to reserve your place. Booking deadline: 25 August 2019.

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