Kemmeriboden–Bumbach Trail
Kemmeriboden–Bumbach Trail

Snowshoe trekking

Kemmeriboden–Bumbach Trail

Kemmeriboden Bad–Bumbach

Route report
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Kemmeriboden–Bumbach Trail

This snowshoe trail begins at the Kemmeriboden-Bad country inn and heads along the left bank of the burgeoning Emme through a variety of forests, meadows, and hamlets. It begins with a climb that is rewarded with views of the mountain range of the Alps.
The hamlet of Kemmeriboden stands near the source of the Emme, at the top of the Bumbachtal valley. The easy snowshoe trail leads from this point through the foothills of the Hohgant to Bumbach. This summer hiking trail is well signposted on the left-hand side of the burgeoning Emme, and runs past a constantly changing series of isolated farms and snowy woodland and meadows.

On the first part of the trail, the route climbs around 120 meters up to the Gepsli area. If there is new fresh snow (and thus no existing tracks), this can be quite tiring. However, up on the top, snowshoe hikers are rewarded with fantastic views of the Hohgant and the Alpine mountain range. The subsequent descent then takes you back down to the Emme and to Schwand.

From Schwandweid, trudge up the valley to Bumbach, at the foot of the Hohgant. Refreshment facilities are available at the beginning and end of the route.
This snowshoe trail begins at the Kemmeriboden-Bad country inn and heads along the left bank of the burgeoning Emme through a variety of forests, meadows, and hamlets. It begins with a climb that is rewarded with views of the mountain range of the Alps.
The hamlet of Kemmeriboden stands near the source of the Emme, at the top of the Bumbachtal valley. The easy snowshoe trail leads from this point through the foothills of the Hohgant to Bumbach. This summer hiking trail is well signposted on the left-hand side of the burgeoning Emme, and runs past a constantly changing series of isolated farms and snowy woodland and meadows.

On the first part of the trail, the route climbs around 120 meters up to the Gepsli area. If there is new fresh snow (and thus no existing tracks), this can be quite tiring. However, up on the top, snowshoe hikers are rewarded with fantastic views of the Hohgant and the Alpine mountain range. The subsequent descent then takes you back down to the Emme and to Schwand.

From Schwandweid, trudge up the valley to Bumbach, at the foot of the Hohgant. Refreshment facilities are available at the beginning and end of the route.
4 km | 1 Stage
170 m | 220 m
2 h 05 min
easy

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return Kemmeriboden
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Season

Winter season
The winter season generally runs from mid-December to mid-March.

Signalization

Routing
Due to snow conditions, the locally signposted route may differ from that shown on the SwitzerlandMobility web map. If in doubt, follow the local signs.

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return Bumbach, Skilift
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Contact

Emmental Tourismus
Bahnhofstrasse 14
3400 Burgdorf
Tel. +41 (0)34 402 42 52
info@emmental.ch
www.emmental.ch

Services

Accommodation

Hotel Kemmeriboden-Bad
Hotel Kemmeriboden-Bad
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Places of interest

The «HD-Weg» near Habkern
The «HD-Weg» near Habkern
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