6 nights, 7 days
Luggage transfer

Wildstrubel Round Trip: A Journey Through Alpine Splendor

The Wildstrubel, a majestic peak connecting renowned holiday resorts in the cantons of Bern and Valais, sets the stage for an unforgettable adventure. This tour commences in the sun-kissed Crans-Montana, meandering through Leukerbad and Gemmi Pass into the breathtaking Bernese Oberland. From Kandersteg, the journey continues to Adelboden, leading via Lenk and the Rawil Pass back to the picturesque Valais.


Spectacular Mountain Vistas: The Wildstrubel tour promises a constant feast for the eyes, with sweeping views of a unique mountain landscape. Those who embark on the famous Wildstrubel trail running race complete the circuit in under 13 hours, underscoring the tour’s stunning natural beauty.

Alpine Challenges: This demanding hiking tour requires surefootedness and excellent physical condition, especially for the long stages in alpine terrain. While the paths may be rocky, they remain manageable for hikers of various skill levels. However, those with a fear of heights should take note of the Bisse du Ro en route to Crans-Montana.

Unforgettable Alpine Experience: Whether you’re an experienced hiker seeking an exhilarating challenge or an adventurous traveler eager to explore Switzerland’s alpine wonders, the Wildstrubel Round Trip promises a journey of unparalleled beauty and accomplishment. From the sun-soaked valleys to the rugged mountain passes, this tour showcases the best of the Swiss Alps.

Prepare for a remarkable journey where each step leads to new heights of natural wonder and personal achievement. The Wildstrubel Round Trip beckons, inviting you to conquer alpine challenges and revel in the splendor of Switzerland’s mountainous landscapes.


Start July to September
Time of departure Flexible
6 overnight stays incl. breakfast
Luggage transfer
Service hotline
Detailed travel documents
Subsidy for arrival by train
Carefully elaborated route description
Flight + public transport
Travel insurance
Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!
Bus ride with the Taxi-Alpin from Lenk – Iffigenalp not included (approx. CHF 12.- with half fare)

*This tour is based on a minimum of two participants. Only the services mentioned above are included in the price.


  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price! 
  • Bus ride with the Taxi-Alpin from Lenk – Iffigenalp not included (approx. CHF 12.- with half fare)

Additional information

MonthAugust, July, September

Wildstrubel round trip

Explore the stunning Wildstrubel Round Trip, a demanding hiking tour connecting Bern and Valais cantons. With breathtaking mountain vistas and challenging alpine terrain, this adventure is for the physically fit. The circuit offers a unique alpine experience, from sun-soaked valleys to rugged passes, creating unforgettable memories in the Swiss Alps.


Total distance:  101 km
H+:  5860 m
H-:   6380 m
Level: Medium to Advanced


Arrival to Crans-Montana

The sunny plateau high above the Rhone Valley is the starting point for the loop around the Wildstrubel. The alpine panorama sets the mood for the days ahead.


Crans-Montana - Leukerbad

A steep climb to Bisse de Tsittoret, followed by a fantastic hike to Leukerbad. On the way, you can stop off at the Cave du Sex. The way to Leukerbad is long, but the four-thousand-metre snow-covered peaks of Valais will sweeten this stage for sure. In the evening you can relax in the thermal baths of Leukerbad.


Length: 23 km
Duration: 7.5 hours
H+: 1085 m
H-: 1210 m


Leukerbad - Kandersteg

For a long time, the cliff above Leukerbad was considered insuperable until 1739, when a path leading to the Gemmi Pass was blown up. The route developed into one of the most important trading routes in the Alps. Even today, the tour up the Gemmi is an absolute highlight. Once you reach the top, a fantastic panorama awaits you, followed by a long descent into the Bernese Oberland.


Length: 21 km
Duration:  7 hours
H+:  1075 m
H-:  1280 m


Kandersteg – Adelboden

The ascent to the Bunderchrinde is a tough one. But the descent down to Adelboden is just as challenging, especially for your knees.


Length:  16.5 km
Duration:  6.5-7 hours
Height +:  1410 m
Height-:  1235 m


Adelboden – Lenk

Right at the start, the trail climbs steeply up to Chuenisbärgli. A short detour leads you into the valley and then straight back up to Sillerebüel, where you continue to the Hahnenmoospass. Simmental valley is known as one of the most beautiful places in Switzerland and is dominated by the peak of Wildstrubel.


Length:  17.5 km
Duration:  6 – 6.5 hours
H+:  1080 m
H-:  1360 m


Lenk – Crans-Montana

Bus ride by Taxi-Alpin to Iffigenalp. The trip is followed by an ascent of almost 1’000 metres until you reach the Rawilpass. After crossing the cantonal border back into Valais, you pass the impressive dam wall of Lac de Tseuzier. The Bisse du Ro is an adventurous highlight at the end of the hike.


Length: 23 km
Duration:  7.5 hours
H+:  1210 m
H-:  1295 m


Departure or extension

Departure or extension

  • Arrival and departure to/from Crans-Montana by public transport.
  • The tour can be started from every stage at the same price (indicate the desired starting point when you book your trip).

Equipment and clothing to bring for Alpine hikes and runs
We’ve compiled a list of essential items you’ll need to take on your adventure in the Great Outdoors. While each trip has its own minimum requirements, we have split the list into “need-to-have” and “nice-to-haves”.

Need to have:

Lightweight, waterproof shell
Sunscreen with a high factor
Smartphone with a relevant trip app and a WhatsApp and code number for your local representative
Survival blanket
Thin hat, cap, and thin gloves (merino or similar)
Daypack for hiking (tours with luggage transport)
Duffel bag or similar (trips with luggage transport) — DO NOT pack in suitcases.
30 L rucksack on trips up to six days (without luggage transport)
40 L rucksack on trips of more than six days (without luggage transport)
Quick-drying inner layer
Shorts (quick drying)
Technical t-shirt (quick drying)
Fleece sweater for cool evenings
A pair of comfortable jogging bottoms or similar for the cabins
Good mountain shoes — trail running shoes or hiking boots
Light towel
Water bottle (1.5 L)
A pair of thick socks or light slippers (you can often borrow a pair in the cabins)
A few energy bars, fruits or similar snacks for the trip
Sheet liner — can also be purchased on-site (only if you are staying in a dormitory)
Small first aid kit
Comped or similar
Sleeping bag (on selected tours)

Nice to have:

Walking poles
Power bank
Sandals for the cabins
Plastic bags to keep things dry

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