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Bietenhorn Loop (7h)

The tour to the Bietenhorn requires surefootedness and good physical condition. However, every drop of sweat is worth it for the fantastic view.

Mürren Tourismus
CH - 3825 Mürren
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The route first leads to the Allmendhubel and then through the steep and stony cannon pipe up towards the Schilthorn hut. In front of the Schilthornhütte you reach the turnoff where you follow the signpost "Bietenhorn". The ascent to the summit is marked as an alpine hiking trail and is therefore very demanding. The ascent and descent take place on the same path, sThe route leads first to the Allmendhubel and finally through the steep and rocky cannon barrel up towards the Schilthorn hut. Before reaching the Schilthorn hut, you reach the turnoff where you follow the signpost "Bietenhorn". The ascent to the summit is marked as an alpine hiking trail and is therefore very demanding. The ascent and descent are on the same path, so the summit ascent is also easy. Back on the Bietenlücke, the trail leads down into the Soustal valley to Sousläger. The hiking trail now leads via Marchegg to Grütschalp. The last section of the route follows the BLM (Bergbahn Lauterbrunnen Mürren) back to Mürren. o the summit ascent is also easy. Back on the Bietenlücke we descend into the Soustal to the Sousläger. The hiking trail now leads via Marchegg to Grütschalp. The last stretch leads along the BLM (Bergbahn Lauterbrunnen Mürren), back to Mürren.

 

Difficulty
Difficult
Distance
19.21km
Duration
7 hours
Ascent
1332 vm
Descent
1332 vm
Starting Point
Mürren, Schilthorn cableway station
Ending Point
Mürren, Schilthorn cableway station
Top Scenic Summit tour Loop With refreshment stops

Details

Difficulty
Difficult
Technique
Condition
Landscape
Altitude
2752m1486m
Recommended season
  • jan
  • feb
  • mar
  • apr
  • may
  • jun
  • jul
  • aug
  • sep
  • oct
  • nov
  • dec

Author Tips

Use the Birg station's webcam to see the current weather and snow conditions.

Equipment

  • For this tour high, good hiking boots are necessary
  • The solar radiation is increased in the mountains. Sunscreen with a high protection factor, a sun hat and sunglasses with UV protection should definitely be carried in your luggage.
  • Also in summer and when the "starting weather" is fine, warm clothing and a raincoat should be included. The layer principle with different layers of clothing is recommended.
  • Charged mobile phone
  • Pocket pharmacy

Safety Guidelines

More information and links

  • Hike can also be started from Birg and thus shortened
  • Route Grütschalp - Winteregg - Mürren possible by train
  • Only recommended for experienced hikers

Directions

Starting Point

Mürren, Schilthorn cableway station

Koordinates :

Geographic 46.558098 N 7.891297 E

Ending Point

Mürren, Schilthorn cableway station

Step by Step Directions

Mürren - Schilthornhütte - Bietenhorn - Soustal - Sousläger - Marchegg - Grütschalp - Mürren

Bietenhorn
Aufstieg durch's Kanonenrohr
Der Aufsteig führt neben dem Speichersee vorbei
Bietenlücke
Bietenhorn, Wegweiser
Panorama auf dem Bietenhorn
Soustal

Mürren Tourismus
CH - 3825 Mürren
+41 33 856 86 86
muerren.swiss
info@muerren.swiss

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