Marked, sunny snowshoe tour high up in the Diemtigtal. The circular hike takes you through snow-covered alpine areas and mountain forests and offers impressive views.
Distance 5.6 km
The starting point for the five-kilometre snowshoe tour is the Gsässweid car park (Springenboden) high up in the Diemtigtal Nature Park. The trail is marked - but you make your own tracks with your snowshoes. The ascent to Ottenschwand and Neuenstift is rewarded with an impressive panorama of the rear Diemtigtal and Simmental valleys. From the highest point, the descent takes you across snow-covered alpine meadows past lonely alpine huts and striking sycamores. Will you also discover a giant snow sculpture?
If you walk the snowshoe trail in the opposite direction, you don't have the beautiful panorama behind you, but always in the walking direction.
Update: December 06, 2022
Safety informationThe hiking time depends on the amount of snow and the nature of the route as well as your physical condition. On site you will find moderately steep terrain with occasionally steeper passages in the ascent and descent. A certain level of surefootedness is required for the tour.
Tips and hintsThe snowshoe trail leads past a covered fireplace and a toilet (Kompotoi). Flyers with an overview map are available from the Diemtigtal Nature Park office.
Getting thereMotorway A6 Bern direction Zweisimmen, 1 km after the Simmenfluhtunnel turn left direction Diemtigtal. Follow the Diemtigtal road into the valley for 8 km until Horboden. Turn left here and follow the signs for "Springenboden" (6 km).
ParkingThere is a large signposted car park between the Springenboden restaurant and the Gsässweid Inn.
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