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Ursifluh on traces in the snow

Escape the nearby hustle and bustle along forest paths on the Ursifluh.

Haslital Tourismus
CH- 3860 Meiringen
+41 33 972 50 50
haslital.swiss
info@haslital.swiss

In the area of the walking park, often on narrow paths, wander through secluded sections of forest. Sunny conditions are to be found even though long stretches are in the forest (up on the rocky ridge, much deciduous forest). Beautiful viewpoints at the top of the Ursifluh rocky ridge.

Difficulty
Medium
Distance
3.27km
Duration
1 hour
Ascent
150 vm
Descent
150 vm
Starting Point
Twing
Ending Point
Twing
Top public transport friendly Insider Tip Loop

Details

Difficulty
Medium
Technique
Condition
Altitude
1230m1088m
Recommended season
  • jan
  • feb
  • mar
  • apr
  • may
  • jun
  • jul
  • aug
  • sep
  • oct
  • nov
  • dec

Author Tips

Insider tip for private snowshoeing.

Equipment

  • Solar radiation is increased in the mountains. Sun cream with a high protection factor, a sun hat and sunglasses with UV protection should definitely be in your luggage
  • Also in summer and in good «starting weather», warm clothing and rain protection must be with you. The layering principle with different layers of clothing is recommended
  • Charged mobile phone
  • Pocket pharmacy
  • Winter shoes with non-slip soles
  • Drinks and food
  • If available Telescopic poles
  • If available: Snowshoes

 

Safety Guidelines

  • Entirely at your own responsibility
  • Any game tracks are a call for considerate behaviour
  • Do not leave the summer hiking trail (yellow)
  • Dogs on a leash
  • The paths to the summer "Ursifuh Walking Park" are not specially marked
  • The first to appear after a snowfall takes the lead for those coming after
  • Access from Twing is via stairs

Directions

Starting Point

Twing

Koordinates :

Geographic 46.745135 N 8.196243 E

Ending Point

Twing

Step by Step Directions

Twing - Ursifluh - École d'Humanité - im Urseni - Twing 

Getting There

Public transport

Thanks to its central location in Europe, Switzerland is served by international trains from over 12 countries. Within Switzerland, Intercity trains run directly from Basel and Lucerne to the Jungfrau Region. Travellers from Zurich have to change in Berne. The trains run every half hour.

Timetable and ticket purchase SBB

Getting there

There are different ways to reach the region by car. The fastest way from Basel and Geneva is via Berne. The fastest route from Zurich is through Lucerne and the Brünig Pass. The pass is open in summer and winter.

From the south, the route goes over the Grimsel or Susten Pass into the region. Both passes are only open in summer. Alternatively, you can take the Simplon Pass and then Lötschberg car transport.

Journey to Hasliberg Twing

Parking

The town of Meiringen has 835 public parking spaces in the village centre and at the valley station of the Bergbahnen Meiringen-Hasliberg. All parking spaces are regulated daily (Sundays too) by parking meters from 8.00 am to 7.00 pm. The exception is the Casino AEH (car park) which is operated around the clock.

Ursifluh

Haslital Tourismus
CH- 3860 Meiringen
+41 33 972 50 50
haslital.swiss
info@haslital.swiss

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