International Club of Berne

Hike to Zingghöch

Sunday, 28th September 2014 at 10am

Location: Meet at the Köniz Railway Station

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Hike to Zingghöch
When Sunday, 28 September (if weather is ok)
Where Meet at Köniz railway station at 10.00 to take the postbus 631 at 10:18 to Oberscherli Dorf. We return by postbus 340 from Zimmerwald to Wabern, which is on the tram 9 line.

Deadline Please register by Thursday, 25 September

From Oberscherli we ascend a short steep path towards Zingghöch and then follow a path slowly upwards to the top (920m) where we will stop for a picnic. We will enjoy an amazing panorama of the Fribourg and Oberland ranges right to the beginning of the Lucerne mountains. Afterwards we continue, crossing the Lisiberg and pausing to look at another panorama including Mount Niesen and Lake Thun. Then we walk down to Zimmerwald and take a bus back to Berne.

The hike should take about two and a half hours. Bring your snacks and drink, and depending on the weather, warm clothes and rain gear or umbrella. Good shoes are necessary! The hike will take place in cloudy or damp weather but not if rain is heavy.

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Nazanin wrote
at 5:22pm on Friday, 26th September 2014
Just letting everybody know that unfortunately Jumpa will not be available for this hike. But she asked us to keep the event. Since it is great weather as the forcast says, we'll do just that. See you, Nazanin
Graham wrote
at 5:15pm on Friday, 26th September 2014
There are some descriptions and maps here, but our walk is just a part of it. http://www.touren.topin.travel/tour/463524fd9e47f20a54-wanderung-%C3%9Cber-den-zinggh%C3%B6ch,-die-%C2%ABrigi-des-l%C3%A4ngenbergs%C2%BB-wanderungen-englisberg-ch

http://www.gps-tracks.com/%C3%BCber-den-zinggh%C3%B6ch-die-rigi-des-l%C3%A4ngenbergs-wanderung-B12020.html

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