Murren (Allmendhubel) - MurrenWalk 8031
Canton - Bern / Berne - Jungfrau Region
Author - Lou Johnson
Length - 6.0 km / 3.8 miles
Ascent - 50 metres / 165 feet
Descent - 270 metres / 891 feet
Time - 2.00 hours
Grade - easy/moderate
An enjoyable circuit above the village of Mürren. Using the funicular to Allmendhubel the route descends gently through the outskirts of Mürren with some excellent mountain views throughout the walk.
Start the top station of the Allmendhubel funicular from the centre of Mürren. See Transport Map for the Jungfrau Region.
End the village centre of Mürren.
From the upper street in Mürren locate the bottom station of the Allmendhubel funicular. From here walk south and locate a path junction about 200 metres from the funicular station. Turn right here and climb steeply on a tarmac path passing Pension Sonnenberg, which is the first of many restaurants on this route. Stay on the broad path and continue to Suppenalp (refreshments).
Follow the path signed 'Schiltalp'. The path climbs a little and goes under the Schilthorn cablecar to present you with some wonderful views with the Gspaltenhorn worthy of special attention to the Southwest. Shiltalp is small alpine farm with more refreshments. From here take the signed path to Spielbodenalp. However do not cross the river prior to this farm, instead bearing left and follow the clear path via Gimmela back to Mürren.
Landeskarte der Schweiz - 1:50000 - Sheet SW 5004 - Berner Oberland
Landeskarte der Schweiz - 1:25000 - Sheet SW 2520 - Jungfrau Region
Wanderkarte - Wengen, Mürren & Lauterbrunnental - 1:40000
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