Walking high above the Hornbachgraben Valley
Eriswil–Ahorn–Oberi Lushütte–Wasen i.E. (23.1 km; 7 hours 15 minutes)
You start this hike from the village centre of Eriswil. The trail climbs steadily up via the Bettler Alp to the viewing platform on the Ahorn. From there, take the Napfbergland Border Trail and hike over the high ground north of the Hornbachgraben up to Oberi Lushütte. Pause for a moment there to enjoy the view of the rugged hills and deep gorges, surrounded by the Bernese Alps. The trail then descends through woods and Alpine meadows until you reach Wasen i E.
|Walking route||Eriswil–Ahorn–Oberi Lushütte–Wasen i.E.|
|Walking times||7 hours 15 minutes|
|Level of difficulty||difficult, sturdy shoes recommended|
Availability Today (Wednesday) open
The “Eriswil, Station” bus stop is served by BLS buses every day.
Subject to change without prior notice
The trail is free of charge.
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Getting there and back
Take the train to Huttwil, and from there take bus no. 491 (BLS hiking bus) to the «Eriswil, Station» stop. Return journey: take bus no. 481 from the «Wasen, Kirche» stop.
Shortened walk with the Ahorn bus: Huttwil–Ahornalp. The bus is only available on advance booking no later than 18.00 hours the day before by order form or tel. +41 62 962 55 05 no later then 11.30 houers or tel. +41 79 530 10 10.
Weather & webcam Today: sunny 10/25°