Summer excursions

Repose on the BLS South Ramp

Southern Lötschberg ramp

The classic hike

Experience nature, culture and all kinds of railway sites on the southern Lötschberg ramp. The southern Lötschberg ramp trails begins in Hohtenn, on the sunny side of the Rhone valley, passes through Ausserberg, Eggerberg, Lalden and ends in Brig. This classic high-altitude trail will fascinate hikers of all ages with its lively mix of Alpine and southern vegetation, spectacular railway buildings, magnificent views of the Rhone valley and countless examples of local culture. Keep up your strength en route with a traditional “Lötschberg Platter” of classic Valais specialities in Ausserberg.

Information and tips


Discover the extension of the classic hiking route from Lalden via Naters to Brig which was opened in autumn 2013.


Walking time approx. 8 hrs. 20 min. You can also complete the hike easily in shorter stages as there are several stations along the route.


Info about the hike   » www

- Reservations available for individual seats on the Lötschberg RegioExpress to Hohtenn and from Eggerberg, Lalden or Brig (for CHF 5.00 per seat and journey, available at the ticket office or online)


Recommended: April to November



Time:     Departure Arrival

Prices 2014

  Price examples in CHF
2nd class
1st class
  Railway journey to Hohtenn and
  back from Ausserberg
from Bern 42.00 84.00 74.00 148.00
from Biel/Bienne via Bern 53.00 106.00 93.00 186.00
from Burgdorf via Bern 49.00 98.00 86.00 172.00

with Junior/Grandchild Card/Annual season ticket: free of charge

  Lötschberg Plate
with meat and cheese specialities from Valais;
Hotel Bahnhof and Hotel Sonnenhalde in Ausserberg
CHF 25.00

Prices are inclusive of VAT and subject to alteration

Further information

BLS Reisezentrum Kandersteg
Telephone +41 58 327 41 14  E-Mail

pdf-Datei map

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