Hiking & nature

From Trub via Höstulle and Grüebli up to the Napf

Hike from Trub, via Fankhaus, Höstulle, Grüebli and Napf, to Mettlenalp

Listen to the soothing sound of the stream as you make your way along an idyllic path from Trub towards the Napf region. Afterwards, enjoy the fresh air and the majestic beauty of the ridge path, which leads you to breathtaking viewpoints. Escape from everyday life and immerse yourself in a world of untouched nature.

Travel in comfort with the BLS to "Trubschachen" and continue by bus to "Trub, Löwenplatz".

Route description

The hike starts from the village of Trub and follows the River Trueb and the Fankhusbach stream. In Fankhaus, you leave the rush of the stream behind and follow the existing hiking trail to the left as far as Lenn. The path now branches off to the right and climbs to Buechi and on over the ridge via Höstulle to Grüebli. From here, you head steeply uphill one last time around Schlegelgrabe up to Napf. Then follows the roughly hour-long descent to Mettlenalp.

Key data

Walking route Trub–Fankhaus–Höstulle–Grüebli–Napf–Mettlenalp
Distance 11.4 km
Walking time 3 hours 50 minutes
Elevation difference  + 595 m / – 354 m 
Level of difficulty medium

Further information

Availability & How to get there Available on 04.05.2024

From 04 May to 27 October 2024 exclusively on Saturdays and Sundays, as well as public holidays

Travel by train to "Trubschachen" and continue by bus 284 to "Trub, Löwenplatz".

Return journey from "Mettlenalp (Napf)" by bus 284 (BLS hiking bus). Please note that there is only one bus connection in the afternoon for the return journey.

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

Food & drink

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

BLS suggestion

Also possible as a two-day hike from Friday to Saturday or Saturday to Sunday in combination with the Wooden Bridge Trail Trub path section–Langnau i. E. walk. Overnight stay at the Landgasthof Löwen country hotel.

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