3 huts around Mürren

Hut hike around Mürren in Switzerland – 4 days

Level: T2/T3
Period: End June – mid September

Hiking times mentioned below are adjusted to hiking with kids.

Day 1: Take the gondola from Lauterbrunnen to Grütschalp.
Option 1 (with a gondola ride): Hike from Grütschalp to Isenfluh – 4,7 km, 1:45,  190 m,  405 m – level T2. Then take the gondola from Isenfluh to Sulwald Stübli and hike on to the Lobhornhütte (1955m) – 2,9 km, 2:00,  450 m  60 m – level T2. Sulwald Stübli is a very nice place to have lunch.
Option 2: Hike from Grütschalp via Flöschwald and Kübodmen to the Lobhornhütte (1955m) – 6,9 km, 4:00,  770 m,  310 m – level T2.

Day 2: Hike from the Lobhornhütte to Grütschalp, via Kübodmen and Flöschwald – 6,9 km, 3:30,  310 m,  770 m – level T2. The trainstation in Grütschalp has a very nice cafetria to have lunch. You can also charge your devices in this cafeteria.
In Grütschalp take the scenic train to Mürren. Walk through the town of Mürren and take the gondola to Birg (2684). Walk down to the Schilthornhütte (2432 m) – 3 km, 1:00,  270 m,  50 m – Level T2.

Day 3: Hike from the Schilthornhütte hike to the Rotstockhütte (2040m) – 7 km, 3:00,  300 m,  700 m – level T2/T3. If you are afraid of heights, the downhill part from the sadle below Birg might be a bit sketchy.

Alternative for day 3: Hike back to station Birg. Take the gondola to Piz Gloria (2973 m). Take the gondola back to Birg and hike to the Rotstockhütte (2040m) – 7 km, 3:30,  350 m,  750 m – level T2/T3. It is also possible to desend from Piz Gloria, but this is a level T3/T4 hike.

Day 4: Hike from the Rotstockhütte (2040m) to Mürren, via Spielbodenalm – 7 km, 3:00,  70 m,  460 m – level T2. From there you can take the train back to Grütschalp and the gondola back to Lauterbrunnen.

Note 1: There’s nu drinking water in these huts, you will have to carry it with you. Drinking water can be found in the rest rooms at the train stations of Grütschalp and Mürren.
Note 2: You can not charge your devices in the Lobhornhütte and Rotstochhütte.
Note 3: The huts can be booked online using Alpsonline.org.