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Scex Rouge - Sanetsch - Gsteig

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  • Die Welt von „Eis und Wasser“
    Die Welt von „Eis und Wasser“
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the first part is a steep alpine route / the second part is a steep mountain trail
moderate
Distance 13.6 km
5:30 h
80 m
955 m
2,926 m
2,021 m
The varied route follows the source of the Saane and leads from the Scex Rouge mountain station over the glacier via Quille du Diable to the Sanetsch Pass and Sanetschsee. Enjoy unique insights and views into the world of water and ice as well as a diverse flora and fauna amidst the rocky landscape. The mighty Valais Alps from Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn form the overwhelmingly beautiful backdrop. The hike is suitable from July to September, depending on conditions.
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Glacier 3000
Update: August 11, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,926 m
Lowest point
2,021 m
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Track types

Asphalt 0.20%Forested/wild trail 18.81%Path 77.43%Road 3.79%
Asphalt
0 km
Forested/wild trail
2.5 km
Path
10.5 km
Road
0.5 km
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Start

Scex Rouge (2'940 m) (2,926 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'581'999E 1'130'624N
DD
46.326767, 7.204903
DMS
46°19'36.4"N 7°12'17.7"E
UTM
32T 361822 5131920
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Destination

Sanetsch (2'062 m)

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

The are two main routes to get to Les Diablerets or Gstaad, from which the Postauto departs to Col du Pillon on a regular basis. The route from Geneva via Lausanne, Montreux and Aigle takes you to Les Diablerets. The route from Zurich via Bern, Spiez, Zweisimmen takes you to Gstaad.

Getting there

Glacier 3000 is easily reached by car from the Lake Thun (Spiez), Lake Geneva (Aigle) and Gruyère (Bulle) areas.

Parking

You will find a large lot with free parking next to the Col du Pillon cable car station, located directly on the mountain pass road between Gstaad and Les Diablerets.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'581'999E 1'130'624N
DD
46.326767, 7.204903
DMS
46°19'36.4"N 7°12'17.7"E
UTM
32T 361822 5131920
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Questions and answers

Question from Verena Langenegger · August 04, 2022 · Community
wann öffnet die route? oder bleibt sie gesperrt?
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Question from Tom Pfister · July 18, 2022 · Community
warum ist die Route geschlossen? Wann wird sie voraussichtlich geöffnet?
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Question from Eva Gori · July 30, 2019 · Community
Bonjour, comment descendre depuis le point d'arrivée? Nous voulions monter à Glacier 300o et puis faire cette rando... Merci
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Rishy Kuna
April 17, 2018 · Community
Ist eine Wanderung im April/Mai nicht empfehlenswert bzw. möglich?
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
13.6 km
Duration
5:30 h
Ascent
80 m
Descent
955 m
Highest point
2,926 m
Lowest point
2,021 m
Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available

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