Wiriehorn winter hiking trail
- start: Wiriehorn (Nüegg) mountain station, Zwischenflüh
- destination: Wiriehorn valley station (Riedli), Zwischenflüh
- 6,26 km
- 1 hour 45 minutes
- 5 m
- 1417 m
- 984 m
- 40 / 100
- 20 / 100
How about a warming coffee or tea at the mountain hotel Wiriehorn before you start your hike? The 6-seater chairlift takes you comfortably to the mountain station on Nüegg. During the descent you can enjoy the view of the surrounding mountain peaks and the Diemtigtal valley. Further down you reach Entschwil and the impressive high plateau with its magnificent houses in the traditional Simmental style. The trail continues through forests and hamlets back to the valley station.
Operating data and prices Wiriehornbahnen:
Follow the winter hiking trail from the mountain station to "Röschteschwend". Here it is worth taking a break for a moment and enjoying the impressive panorama. The descent takes you further to "Entschwil", from where you hike partly along the asphalt road to the valley station of the Wiriehorn cable car. The trail is marked with pink direction signs.
Note the operating times of the Wiriehorn cable car: www.wiriehorn.ch
Be prepared for possible icy spots along the circular hike.
- Sturdy shoes with non-slip soles
- Clothing appropriate to the weather and temperature
- Food and drinks for the road
From the mountain station on Nüegg, it is worth taking a short detour up to the Schwarzenberg mountain restaurant (15 min.).
Motorway A6 Bern direction Zweisimmen, 1 km after the Simmenfluhtunnel turn left direction Diemtigtal. Follow the Diemtigtal road into the valley for 11 km to the Wiriehorn valley station. From here, the Wiriehorn cable car takes you up to the Nüegg mountain station (note operating times: www.wiriehorn.ch).
At the Wiriehorn valley station you will find parking spaces for which a fee is charged.
By train to Oey-Diemtigen station (Spiez-Zweisimmen line). Continue by PostBus to the stop «Riedli, Talstation Wiriehorn». From here, the Wiriehorn cable car takes you up to the Nüegg mountain station (note operating times: www.wiriehorn.ch).
A flyer with an overview map is available from the Diemtigtal Nature Park office.
Diemtigtal Nature Park
T 033 681 26 06
Open or closed?
Find out in our > Winter sports report
- Street (48%)
- Hiking Trail (52%)
This tour is presented by: Naturpark Diemtigtal, Author: Rahel Mazenauer