11.4 miles
3,202 ft
-3,198 ft
1 mile
High Point

From Grindelwald the asphalt road winds its way up to Bussalp. Once at the top it's worth driving a few meters further to the viewpoint. A wonderful place to linger for a few minutes and enjoy the fantastic panorama.

The tour continues towards Rasthysi/Holenwang. The descent on the gravel road is easy and comfortable. Passing the Rasthysi the tour continues on the asphalt road up towards Nodhalten. Then on gravel road, forest path and cool single trails via Aellfluh back to Grindelwald.

source: Bussalp Loop
Detailed Description
Bussalp Loop is a 11 mile popular intermediate route located near Grindelwald. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 5 trails. This route climbs 3,202 ft with a max elevation of 5,895 ft then descends -3,198 ft.
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Trails in Route

Busalp Climb5 miles
Rasthysi1 mile
Aellfluh1,949 ft
Flat Track3,465 ft
Beni's Trail2,470 ft


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More Stats for Bussalp Loop mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    1 hr 5 min
  • Altitude min
    3,386 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,402 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,402 ft
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  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,713 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Sep 10, 2023 @ 11:49pm
Sep 10, 2023
temporarily closed due to logging
Flat Track
Aug 14, 2023 @ 5:00am
Aug 14, 2023
Beni's Trail
Aug 12, 2023 @ 2:40am
Aug 12, 2023
Du grip, roule bien
Busalp Climb
Sep 7, 2021 @ 12:24am
Sep 7, 2021
Sep 7, 2021 @ 12:24am
Sep 7, 2021
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