Exploring the unspoiled Gastern valley
A friendly nearly trafficless valley surrounded by impressive rock walls.
How to reach the Gastern valley and route details.
Facts Gastern valley
Hiking time: 3h30
Elevation: 1196 - 1495 m
Distance: 11.4 km
Terrain: meadow, valley, forest
Region: Kander valley (Bernese Oberland)
About the trail
The high Gastern valley (Gasterntal) is located south-east of Kandersteg. It takes some time and effort to reach this secluded valley so there's no mass tourism. It's a magnificent area for hikers.