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Winter Walk Geissboden-Schlunegg-Cemetery-Geissboden

Short facts

  • start: Geissboden, Schwenden
  • destination: Geissboden, Schwenden
  • easy
  • 1,72 km
  • 30 minutes
  • 53 m
  • 1208 m
  • 1155 m
  • 40 / 100
  • 10 / 100

best season

Short, half-hour loop in Schwenden: The easy circular trail is just the thing for a short break in winter.

The signposted winter walking trail leads you from the Geissboden post bus stop up to Schlunegg and via Obermatte to Schwenden cemetery. You return to the starting point along the Anger-Senggiweid winter hiking trail.

If you wish, you can extend the trail as you wish:
From Schlunegg, continue in the direction of Senggiweid (circular hike) or continue out of the valley from Schwenden cemetery to Anger.

General information

Directions

From the post bus stop and Geissboden car park, the trail leads over the Fildrich bridge up to Buechi-Schlunegg. Here you follow the machine-prepared trail to Obermatte before returning to the Fildrich river at the Schwenden cemetery. Alongside the cross-country ski trail, you hike back to the starting point. 

Safety Guidelines

The circular trail is only passable when there is enough snow, as it partly leads over agricultural land. Open or closed? Information on the trail condition can be found in our > Winter sports report.

Equipment
  • Sturdy shoes with non-slip soles
  • Clothing appropriate to the weather and temperature
Getting there

Motorway A6 Bern direction Zweisimmen, 1 km after the Simmenfluhtunnel turn left direction Diemtigtal. Follow the Diemtigtal road into the valley for 19 km in the direction of Schwenden, Grimmialp. 

Parking

Paid parking spaces are located directly at the starting point of the Geissboden school building

Public transit

By train to Oey-Diemtigen. Then by post bus to the stop «Schwenden i.D., Fildrichbrücke». The starting point of the winter hiking trail is right next to the post bus stop. 

Additional Information

A flyer with an overview map is available from the Diemtigtal Nature Park office.

Diemtigtal Nature Park
Bahnhofstrasse 20
3753 Oey
Phone 033 681 26 06
[email protected]
www.diemtigtal.ch

Open or closed?
Find out in our > Winter sports report

Pavings

  • Asphalt Coating (35%)
  • Unknown (41%)
  • Path (24%)

Weather

This tour is presented by: Interlaken Tourismus, Author: Rahel Mazenauer

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