All snowshoe trails on the Axalp start at the Axalp/Sportbahnen bus stop. Behind the Axalp Stübli restaurant, the snowshoe trail follows the famous summer “woodcarving trail”, which in winter is covered with a deep layer of snow. A little caution is advised along the “Gausband” ridge. Otherwise, the track runs through untouched forests and over glittering snow fields to the mystical Hinterburgseeli. The same easy track will take you back to the start of the trail on the Axalp.
This route is marked as a snowshoe trail, however has not been specially prepared.
We recommend the following equipment: Sturdy, waterproof hiking shoes, light- to medium-weight backpack, cold protection, sun protection, hiking sticks, first aid kit, snacks, tea in a thermos flask, mobile phone.
By car: After exiting the autobahn at Brienz, follow the signs marked Axalp.
Numerous car parks on the Axalp.
How to get there: Take the PostBus from Brienz train station to Axalp/Sportbahnen.
Hinterburgseeli nature reserve
This tour is presented by: Berner Wanderwege, Author: Markus Schluep
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