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Jaun Pass Trail – Boltigen

Short facts

  • start: Jaunpass, Talstation Skilift Zügwäge
  • destination: Jaunpass, Talstation Skilift Zügwäge
  • medium
  • 8,03 km
  • 3 hours 20 minutes
  • 220 m
  • 1671 m
  • 1504 m
  • 60 / 100
  • 60 / 100

best season

Varied snowshoeing tour at the foot of the Bäderhorn

From the Jaun Pass (starting point at the campsite) we follow the winter hiking trail to the area known as Bädermoos where the trail branches off to the right and leads along the summer trail around the Bäderegg to the Trogsite area. From here there are great views of the Lower Simmental valley. After a short but rather demanding climb through a fir forest we reach the Bäderberg area. After the forest section, a magnificent panoramic view of the Bernese Alps and the nearby Gastlosen mountain range awaits. As we pass the sizeable alpine huts of Gross- and Klein Bäder, the trail leads over to Gislibüel and, just ahead of it, the BBQ site by the same name. The rest area is situated in an idyllic location with wonderful views of the Gastlosen mountain range and the remote village of Abländschen. The route back to the Jaun Pass first takes us through a section of forest and then along the winter hiking trail back to Bädermoos and the Jaun Pass.

General information

Directions

Jaunpass - Bädermoos - Grosse Bäder - Chlinä Bäder - Gislibüel - Bädermoos - Jaunpass

Safety Guidelines

The route itself is signposted as a snowshoeing trail but is not prepared in any particular way.

Equipment

Recommended gear: Sturdy and waterproof mountain boots, light to medium backpack, protection against the cold, sunscreen, hiking sticks, first-aid travel kit, snacks, tea in a thermos flask, mobile phone.

Getting there

By car via Wimmis – Boltigen up to the Jaun Pass.

Parking

Various car parks at the Jaun Pass (fees apply).

Public transit

Outward and return journey: By rail to Boltigen via Spiez. Then by bus up to Jaun Pass and the Restaurant stop. Then northwards on foot (5 mins) to the valley station of the Zügwäge ski lift.

Maps

Swisstopo Landeskarte 1226 Boltigen 1:25’000, bestellen unter: www.wanderplaner.ch/sommer/web-shop/

Additional Information

Verein Berner Wanderwege, Bern, Tel.: 031 340 01 01, E-Mail: [email protected], Homepage: www.bernerwanderwege.ch

Pavings

  • Street (30%)
  • Hiking Trail (25%)
  • Asphalt Coating (10%)
  • Unknown (34%)

Weather

This tour is presented by: Berner Wanderwege, Author: Markus Schluep

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