Hiking & nature

Walking to the Lüderenalp mountain viewpoint

Eriswil–Ahorn–Oberi Lushütte–Lüderenalp (18.3 km, 5 hours 50 mins)

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. The trail then takes you past the Geissgratflue and via Blutteriedschwand up to Lüderenalp. The walk is now newly suitable for a two-day tour.

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Key data

Walking route Eriswil–Ahorn–Oberi Lushütte–Lüderenalp
Distance 18,4 km
Walking time 5 hours 50 mins
Level of difficulty difficult, sturdy shoes recommended

Further information

Availability & How to get there Available on 30.10.2021

Operating times, BLS hiking bus

Buses are available from the bus stop «Lüderenalp» exclusively on Saturdays and Sundays, as well as public holidays, from 1.5.-31.10.2021.

Subject to change without prior notice

Getting there and back

Take the train to Huttwil, and from there ride the bus no. 491 (BLS hiking bus) to the stop “Eriswil, Station”. Return journey: take the bus no. 285 (BLS hiking bus) from “Lüderenalp”.

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.

Rates

The normal public transport fares apply to the BLS Hiking Bus.

Food & drink

For a well-earned snack or refreshment en route between Eriswil and Lüderenalp, you can stop at the following restaurants:

BLS suggestion

Enjoy a multi-day tour on the Napfbergland border trail. Between May and October, Eurotrek offers three different package options incl. luggage transport and accommodation:

Napf option:                          Langenthal / St. Urban – Trubschachen (4 days)
Brienzer Rothorn option:        Trubschachen – Brünigpass (4 days)
Boarder trail option:                 Langenthal / St. Urban – Brünigpass (entire route:7 days)

 

Advice and bookings available at all BLS Travel Centres

 

Info and online booking

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