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Travel details & directions for the Lake Hinterstocken trail

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How to get there and how to walk

Learn about traveling to the lake, and about the route.

How to get to Lake Hinterstocken

Lake Hinterstocken can be reached by taking the cable car up to the Stockhorn from the village of Erlenbach. Leave the cable car at the mid station of Chrindi.

You can reach Erlenbach by train from Spiez or Zweisimmen. There is a parking lot at the cable car valley station. From Erlenbach’s railway station, it's a 15 minute walk to the gondola.

The route

From the cable car station of Chrindi, follow the path along the lake. Depending on the direction you choose, you will pass through two small tunnels either at the beginning or the end of the route.


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