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Lischen: Flower paradise on the Hasliberg

In autumn, the sedge grasses in the Lischen area glow in warm red-brown tones.

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This easy mountain hike on the Hasliberg offers plenty of views. The route partly follows the children's theme trail "Muggestutz" and crosses the beautiful wetland area of Lischen.

There are two variants of the Muggenstutz trail. The western route leads from Berghaus Käserstatt, gently descending via Balisalp to Lischen. Several rest areas line the path.The Lischen cable car mid-station lies on the edge of an exceptionally beautiful wetland of national importance. In summer, the blossoms of countless orchids and cotton grasses shine there. The sedge is traditionally used as stable bedding. Several wooden huts scattered across the site are used for temporary storage. Due to its high landscape quality, the area was awarded the cultural landscape prize of the Oberland-Ost region in 2006.From the Halmersmad crossroads, you reach the Halti neighbourhood, which belongs to the Wasserwendi district of Hasliberg. Via Wysstanne, the trail leads to the Biitiflüö (Beutefluh) rest area and past a secluded forest lake to the Hasliberg rehabilitation clinic.

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Difficulty
Moderate
Distance
7.41km
Duration
2 hours, 10 minutes
Ascent
60 vm
Descent
810 vm
Starting Point
Hasliberg Twing
Ending Point
Hasliberg Hohfluh
Top pointToPoint Family friendly

Details

Difficulty
Moderate
Condition
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
1831m1079m
Recommended season
  • jan
  • feb
  • mar
  • apr
  • may
  • jun
  • jul
  • aug
  • sep
  • oct
  • nov
  • dec

Author Tips

Hiking and bathing can be perfectly combined on this tour, as the route passes the Hasliberg bathing lake at Wasserwendi. There is a shallow area for children with a sandy beach and toys. There are also sunbathing lawns, changing rooms and a bistro.

Equipment

  • The sun's rays are particularly intense in the mountains. Sun cream with a high protection factor, a sun hat and sunglasses with UV protection should therefore be part of your luggage.
  • Even in summer and in good "starting weather", warm clothing and rain protection are part of the equipment. The onion principle with several layers of clothing is recommended.
  • Day hiking backpack with rain cover
  • Sturdy and comfortable shoes
  • Clothing adapted to the weather and hard-wearing (onion principle)
  • Charged mobile phone
  • Pocket pharmacy
  • Beverages and food
  • Pocket knife

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Safety Guidelines

  • Regularly check the location and compare it with the schedule. In this way, alternatives, shortcuts, demolition, etc. can be considered in good time.
  • In the event of bad weather, turn back in good time or seek shelter. If thunderclouds are gathering, it is advisable to abort the tour as soon as possible.
  • Do not leave the marked paths. Stay on the official hiking trails even if trails look like shortcuts. Some of these paths are not maintained and can end in a dead end.
  • Lost? Stay together as a group and return to the last known point. Wait for better visibility or call for help.
  • Plan enough time and energy reserves for the descent.
  • Slow down and take breaks.
  • Steep grass, scree and snow slopes are safer to tackle on the ascent than on the descent.
  • For the descent, choose the easier option or take the train down to the valley.
  • Avoid herds of cattle calmly and at a sufficient distance. Keep dogs on a leash.
  • In encounters with guard dogs, the following applies: Remain calm so that the dog realises that you are not a danger to the herd. Keep a generous distance from the herd.
  • Allow mountain bikers to pass without obstructing their ride unnecessarily.

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Directions

Starting Point

Hasliberg Twing

Koordinates :

Geographic 46.757749 N 8.218595 E

Ending Point

Hasliberg Hohfluh

Getting There

Public transport

Thanks to its central location in Europe, Switzerland is served by international trains from over 12 countries. Within Switzerland, Intercity trains run from Basel and Lucerne directly to the Jungfrau Region. Travellers from Zurich change trains in Bern. The trains run every half hour.

From Interlaken and Lucerne we travel comfortably on the Zentralbahn panorama trains directly to Meiringen. From Brünig-Hasliberg we have several post bus connections at our disposal.

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Getting there

From Basel and Geneva, the fastest route to the Jungfrau Region is via Bern. From Zurich, the route via Lucerne and the Brünig Pass is recommended. The pass is open all year round.

From the south, travel to the Jungfrau Region via the Grimsel or Susten Pass. Both passes are only open in summer. An alternative is the Simplon Pass with subsequent car transport through the Lötschberg tunnel.

Arrival Meiringen

Parking

The municipality of Meiringen has 835 public parking spaces in the village centre and at the valley station of the Meiringen-Hasliberg cable cars. A large multi-storey car park is located in Hasliberg-Wasserwendi directly by the gondola lift to Käserstatt.

Haslital Tourismus
CH - 3860 Meiringen
+41 33 972 50 50
haslital.swiss
info@haslital.swiss

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