International Club of Berne

Hike – Frieswil to Aarberg

Sunday, 24th March 2019 at 9:45am

Location: Meeting at the Postbus station above the railway station

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Hike – Frieswil to Aarberg

When                Sunday, 24 March, from 09:45

Where               Meeting at the Postbus station above the railway station.

Contact            Vernon Relling (see page 2)

Deadline          Please indicate your interest by Sunday, 17 March

We take Postbus 100 leaving at 10:03 to Frieswil. We walk from there over the Frienisberg mountain to Aarberg. On the way we climb the Chutzenzturm tower, from where there are great views of Berne, the lake of Biel, and the Chasseral mountains. The total distance is 12 km, and we reach Aarberg around 2 pm and stop for a coffee. See for more information.

If this distance is too long, you can break off after 7 km at Baggwilgraben and continue to Aarberg or return to Berne by bus. From Aarberg there are several return options, and we plan to take the S52 train at 14:40 via Kerzers to Berne.

The transport cost each way is CHF 4.60 and you could bring a snack and drink


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Graham wrote
at 9:07am on Sunday, 24th March 2019
Vernon, Graham, Gary, Oscar, Jillian and Andrew from the ICB. Andrew Benji and Nicole maybe. Maximilien Guez, Marco Magaletti, Gustavo, Joseph, and Mel on Meetup. (Joseph is ICB member, you will recognise him, Indian)
Graham wrote
at 9:00am on Sunday, 24th March 2019
There are many descriptions on Gary the one you talk about is NOT the one we are taking. We are on this one (I believe):

Gary wrote
at 7:28pm on Saturday, 23rd March 2019
It looks as though the route I referred to in my comment below is or may be the shorter one that is mentioned in the hike description above.
Gary wrote
at 11:26am on Saturday, 23rd March 2019
According to my info, the route Frieswil-Aarberg is only 2 hours. The 12 km route is actually from Fuchsenried (Muhlebergwerk). See
Graham wrote
at 8:32am on Saturday, 23rd March 2019
I think the first half is easiest. Have a look at
Oscar wrote
at 11:04am on Friday, 22nd March 2019
Hi. Angela and I are interested to attend, but we will probably stop after Baggwilgraben. A would like to know if the hike includes any difficult or very steep parts. Would it be better to join for the first or the second half of the hike?
Graham wrote
at 6:15pm on Tuesday, 19th March 2019
Vernon is the leader. Return with half price abo by bus or through Lyss costs CHF 4.60 or via Kerzers CHF 8.60 I think.

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By Graham 2 hours ago

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