Hiking Week

2 Feb - 4 Feb 2022

Our Chalet

Two girls hiking up a steep, grassy hill with backpacks.
Two girls hiking up a steep, grassy hill with backpacks.
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Hiking Week

2 September 2022 -

9 September 2022

Our Chalet World Centre,

Adelboden, Switzerland

Adelboden, Switzerland

Prices starting from CHF427

Join us to experience the best of hiking in the Bernese Oberland – from a UNESCO World Heritage lake to an overnight hike with a stop in a traditional Swiss mountain hut at over 3,000m altitude to a klettersteig route alongside Switzerland’s second highest waterfall!

Who is this event for?

  • We welcome individuals, families, and groups of all genders.
  • All are welcome at on this programme event – members of Guiding/Scouting and non-members.
  • This event is aimed at those who have some experience of full-day hiking in hills or mountains and a good level of fitness.

What activities are involved?

Join us to experience the best of hiking in the Bernese Oberland – from a UNESCO World Heritage lake to an overnight hike with a stop in a traditional Swiss mountain hut at over 3,000m altitude to a klettersteig route alongside Switzerland’s second highest waterfall!

Other notes

September is one of the best months to explore Switzerland, with slightly cooler weather, but still many clear, beautiful days.

** For full details of wheelchair accessibility, email us at info@ourchalet.wagggs.org

Date and Time

  • Location

    Our Chalet World Centre

  • Adelboden, Switzerland

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

The programme activities are most suitable for those aged 14+. If you would like to bring younger children (age 10-13) with mountain hiking experience, please make this clear when making your booking.

Our Chalet staff may refuse to allow any person to participate in a hike if they do not believe that person can complete the hike safely. Do not book on to this event if you have no hiking experience. If you are not sure if this event is for you, please ask us prior to booking. This event requires participants to bring their own equipment including hiking boots with good grip and ankle support.

ACCESSIBILITY

This programme is NOT suitable for:

  • Those with a phobia of heights.
  • Those with little or no experience of hiking.
  • Those with a low level of physical fitness.
  • Those who are not able to carry a backpack weighing up to 10kg. All participants must carry their own equipment, including for the overnight hut hike.
  • Those who have a medical condition which does not allow them to safely experience altitudes of up to 2,900m.

Groups and families of mixed abilities are welcome to book across both the Walking Week and Hiking Week events, which take place over the same dates. Meals and evening programmes are shared across both programmes.

FURTHER INFORMATION

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