On the route of the Napf Marathon to the Napf
Trubschachen–Napf–Mettlenalp (19.3 km / 6 hours 50 minutes)
This walk starts in Trubschachen and follows the original route of the famous Napf Marathon. Before beginning the ascent, it’s well worth visiting the Kambly Experience at Trubschachen, where you can purchase tasty snacks for your walk or top up your energy levels by sampling some of the many biscuit varieties made there. The route leads via Risisegg to the Rossgrat ridge, continuing along it high above the Fankhusgrabe valley to the Napf and down to the Mettlenalp.
Operating times, BLS hiking bus
Buses operate from the “Mettlenalp (Napf)” stop between 4 May and 27 October 2019 on Saturdays and Sundays only and on general public holidays.
Subject to change without prior notice
The trail is free of charge.
Getting there and back
Take the train to Trubschachen; for the return, take bus no. 284 (BLS hiking bus) from the “Mettlenalp (Napf)” stop
Trubschachen–Napf–Mettlenalp, 19.3 km, 6 hours 40 minutesThe walk can also be done as two-day tour with a night spent at the Balm mountain lodge (Friday/Saturday or Saturday/Sunday). Thanks to the bus stops between Trubschachen and Mettlenalp, the route can be shortened.
Level of difficulty
Refreshments along the way
This year’s Napf Marathon is taking place on 13 October 2019.
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