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Marbach Panorama Tour

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UNESCO Biosphäre Entlebuch Explorers Choice 
  • Die Aussicht auf der Marbachegg geniessen
    Die Aussicht auf der Marbachegg geniessen
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A highly varied tour along the Schrattenfluh to the Marbachegg offering wonderful views of the Bernese Alps and distant Jura.
moderate
Distance 22.1 km
3:30 h
952 m
952 m
1,527 m
830 m

It begins at Marbach bus stop by following the road into the Hilfern valley. You then climb to the Hürndlihütte refuge, then descend through the Marbachgrabe. The route negotiates ups and downs as far as Marbachegg, then descends all the way back to Marbach.

 

Note(s)

Key points:

Steep passage between Steiwang and Imbrig. Challenging descent from the Marbachegg back to the village.

 

Highlights:

Passage between Hürnli and Imbrig; ascent of the Marbachegg and final descent to the village.

 

Tips:

The aerial cableway carries bicycles. The cableway company has MTBs for hire.

 

Food/drink:

Restaurant Alpenrösli, Hilfern Berghaus Eigerblick, Marbachegg Restaurants in Marbach

Author’s recommendation

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UNESCO Biosphäre Entlebuch 
Update: April 08, 2022
Difficulty
S2 moderate
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Highest point
1,527 m
Lowest point
830 m
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Start

Marbach (869 m)
Coordinates:
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2'635'194E 1'189'325N
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46.854134, 7.900121
DMS
46°51'14.9"N 7°54'00.4"E
UTM
32T 416154 5189542
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Destination

Marbach

Turn-by-turn directions

Marbach - Geissemoos - Hilferetal - Buhütte - Hürndliegg - Steiwang - Imbrig - Chadhus - Marbachegg - Ober Sidemoos - Marbach

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Accessible via public transport, car, bicycle or on foot.

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Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'635'194E 1'189'325N
DD
46.854134, 7.900121
DMS
46°51'14.9"N 7°54'00.4"E
UTM
32T 416154 5189542
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Die Broschüre «Bike-Guide» erhalten Sie im Biosphärenzentrum oder im Broschüren-Shop auf www.biosphaere.ch/broschueren  

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3.5
(4)
Marcel Schaub
August 30, 2021 · Community
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When did you do this route? October 21, 2020
Jens Dähn
June 27, 2021 · Community
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When did you do this route? June 27, 2021
Thomas Matter 
September 11, 2020 · Community
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Difficulty
S2 moderate
Distance
22.1 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
952 m
Descent
952 m
Highest point
1,527 m
Lowest point
830 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available

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