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Tour description

This snowshoe tour, marked by Globaltrail, starts at the top station of Schönbüel. First it crosses the avalanche-prone flank of Höch Gumme to Gibel, where it reaches the ridge. The view of Lake Brienz and the Bernese Alps is stunning. Until Tüfengrat, the route stays along the ridge before turning left towards Üsseri Alp and continuing to the little village of Breitenfeld. A summer path leads to Turren station.


Option A: Starting from Lungern train station to approach via the Lungern-Turren aerial tramway (distance: 1.6km )

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Places along the route: Schönbüel - Gibel - Scheidegg - Tüfengrat - Üsseri Alp - Breitenfeld - Turren


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Tour history (B01489)

First published: Montag, 11. April 2011

Last updated: Mittwoch, 27. April 2011

Tour published by: GPS-Tracks.com powered by GEO-Tracks GmbH

Tour characteristics

Distance: 5.2 km | Time requirement: 2½ h
Ascent: 74 m | Descent: 74 m
Highest point: 2040 m.a.s.l.

Difficulty WT2

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See also

SAC-Schneeschuh-Tourenführer Zentralschweiz
Vom Brienzer- zum Zürichsee
David Coulin
Schweizer Alpen-Club SAC (2007), www.sac-verlag.ch

Globaltrail: www.globaltrail.net