A spruce forest and scenic waterfalls line the mountain trail from the valley station Reusch up to Oldenalp. After the wild and mineral-rich Oldental, comes the Oldensattel, which is very close to the Tsanfleuron Glacier. During the final steep climb of this challenging hike of over five hours, your gaze will naturally fall onto the eternal ice – and will be magically attracted by its beauty. Upon getting to the Oldenhorn (3’122 m), a spectacular panorama consisting of 24 peaks over 4’000 metres of the impressive Alps will open up.
Best time of year
Reusch (1’330 m) (1354 m)
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Oldenhorn (3’122 m)
the first part is a steep alpine route / the second part is a steep mountain trail
The are two main routes to get to Les Diablerets or Gstaad, from which the Postauto departs to Reusch 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.
Glacier 3000 is easily reached by car from the Lake Thun (Spiez), Lake Geneva (Aigle) and Gruyère (Bulle) areas.
You will find a large lot with free parking next to the Reusch cable car station, located directly on the mountain pass road between Gstaad and Les Diablerets.
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike
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