Hiking & nature

On the heights around the lower Frittenbachgraben Valley

Hike from Langnau i.E., via Dürsrütiwald, Geilisguetegg, to Zollbrück

This beautiful hike leads through the Dürsrütiwald forest and the Unterer Frittenbachgraben with unique views of the Emmental valley, the Bernese Alps and the villages of Emmenmatt and Signau. The shady path leads past remote farms to Zollbrück. Many benches invite you to linger and enjoy.

Travel in comfort with the BLS to "Langnau i. E.".

Route description

An impressive high-altitude hike around the Unter Frittenbachgraben awaits you. From Langnau i. E., follow the Trans Swiss Trail No. 2 towards Lützelflüh along the Ilfis. After 2.7 km, the "Alpenpanorama Weg" branches off to the right towards Lüderenalp. In the Dürsrütiwald forest, you can look out over the wide plain between the Emme and Ilfis rivers. Pre-Alpine and Alpine peaks line up above the forest ridges of Hohwacht and Churzenberg. Via Fluehüsli and over the Rotebühlegg you reach the unique Geilisguetegg vantage point. The route descends steeply through the forest to the farms of Ried. There are few hamlets in the Emmental with such an enclosed structure.

Key data

Walking route Langnau i.E.–Dürsrütiwald–Geilisguetegg–Zollbrück
Distance 16,5 km
Walking times 4 hours 40 minutes
Elevation Ascent: 332 m / Descent: 379 m
Level of difficulty medium

Availability & How to get there Today (Monday) open

The trail is accessible from 1 April to 31 October.

Travel comfortably by train to "Langnau i.E.".

Return journey from "Zollbrück, Bahnhof" by bus 284 or by train.

Food & drink

For a well-deserved snack or thirst quencher, the following restaurants are available on the route between Langnau and Zollbrück:

2 reviews 3 of 5 stars

Rate
Additional ratings

Location

Tickets & Timetable
Similar offers
Hiking & nature
Wanderer im alten Dorfkern von Naters
Experience World Heritage along the Lötschberg south ramp
Entdecken
Hiking & nature
Aussicht von der Tschentenalp mit Blick auf drei farbige Gondeln
Walk to the Alpine Garden, Tschentenalp and the Schwandfeldspitz
discover
Hiking & nature
Domodossola - Monte Calvario - Pilgerweg
Sacro Monte Calvario in Domodossola
Discover
Hiking & nature
Der BLS Wanderbus auf dem Weg zur Lüderenalp.
Walking to the Lüderenalp mountain viewpoint
Experience
Offers nearby
Railway adventures
Freizeitpfad Emme Aussicht
Interaktives Outdoor-Erlebnis entlang der Emme
Erleben
Railway adventures
Freizeitpfad Langnau Familie
Interaktiver Dorfrundgang durch Langnau i. E.
Erleben
Knowledge & culture
Das Regionalmuseum Chüechlihus von Aussen
Regional Museum «Chüechlihus» Langnau i. E.
Visit
Leisure activities
Krimispass Langnau mit Hirschen
Krimispass Langnau im Emmental
Entdecken
Newsletter
Download PDF
0 of 0 Media files