Hiking & nature

On the heights around the lower Frittenbachgraben Valley

Langnau i.E.–Dürsrütiwald–Geilisguetegg–Zollbrück (14.2 km, 4 hours 10 mins)

Enjoy a magnificent mountain hike around the lower Frittenbachgraben Valley. From the Dürsrütiwald forest, you overlook the broad plain between the Emme and Ilfis rivers. You can see the foothills and peaks of the Alps above the wooded ridges of the Hohwacht and the Churzenberg. The trail then takes you via Fluehüsli and the Rotebühlegg to the splendid vantage point of Geilisguetegg. Finally there is a steep descent, partly through woods, to the farmyards of Ried. There are only a few hamlets in the Emmental with this kind of enclosed construction.

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Walking route Langnau i.E.–Dürsrütiwald–Geilisguetegg–Zollbrück
Distance 16,5 km
Walking times 4 hours 40 minutes
Level of difficulty medium

From Langnau, follow the Trans Swiss Trail No. 2 towards Lützelflüh along the River Ilfis for 2.7 km until the “Alpine Panorama Trail” branches off to the right towards Lüderenalp. At kilometre 10.7 near Fluhüsli, you leave that trail and follow the track towards Zollbrück.

Availability & How to get there Today (Thursday) open

The trail is accessible from 1 April to 31 October.

How to get there

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

 

Return journey

From "Zollbrück, Bahnhof" by bus 284 or by train.

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