11.4 miles
Distance
3,247 ft
Climb
-3,243 ft
Descent
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 3,247 ft with a max elevation of 5,895 ft then descends -3,243 ft.
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7 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
saschabrunner (Sep 9, 2021 at 8:43)
Trail Rasthysi
Path with a nice view! It is a doubletrack and not a singletrail.
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saschabrunner (Sep 9, 2021 at 8:00)
Trail Aellfluh
Steep but great one and part of the official Bachalpsee trail: www.schweizmobil.ch/de/mountainbikeland/routen/route-0341.html
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Mikgrant81 (Aug 24, 2020 at 14:22)
Trail Flat Track
Enjoyed this one! Nice flowy track. Beware of hikers though.
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Mikgrant81 (Aug 24, 2020 at 14:19)
Trail Aellfluh
Steep + Loose + rocky and technical in places = Not a 'Green'. A good section though if you have the skills.
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crisotop MTB Linz (Jul 20, 2020 at 6:13)
Trail Beni's Trail
Incredible trail through enchanted forest. Highly recommended
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crisotop MTB Linz (Jul 20, 2020 at 6:12)
Trail Flat Track
best trail close to Grindelwald. Very flowy traverse on rocky and rooty ground
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crisotop MTB Linz (Jul 20, 2020 at 6:10)
Trail Aellfluh
Fairly steep, wouldn’t necessarily rate green because the average biker will have troubles braking on the loose surface
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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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  • Primary Activity
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  • Ridelogs
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More Stats for Bussalp Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    3,386 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,402 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,402 ft
  • Grade max
    -135.4%
  • Grade min
    77.3%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,713 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Beni's Trail
Aug 3, 2022 @ 8:51am
Aug 3, 2022
Flat Track
Jun 18, 2022 @ 1:52am
Jun 18, 2022
Aellfluh
Jun 18, 2022 @ 1:51am
Jun 18, 2022
Busalp Climb
Sep 7, 2021 @ 12:24am
Sep 7, 2021
Rasthysi
Sep 7, 2021 @ 12:24am
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