Swiss CEMS Hiking Weekend

Friday, July 22 – Sunday, July 24, 2016

Enjoy a hiking weekend in the Alpstein mountains with overnight stays in famous Aescher cottage (Friday) and in a cosy hotel in the picturesque Appenzell village (Saturday). Highlights are the five hours hike to Säntis (2504m), cable-car rides and a guided tour at the Appenzeller Bitter (herbal spirit) production site.

Trip Description:

      • Friday – July 22
        – Individual travel to Wasserauen (train or car – parking available)
        – Cable-cabin ride to Ebenalp at 18.45h (latest), option: 1.5 hours walk
        – Mass room stay (single/double room upgrade possible) + breakfast at Gasthaus Ebenalp
        – Dinner (not included) at Aescher Restaurant (see picture)
      • Saturday – July 23
        – 5 hours hiking trip to Säntis at 2502m (
        – Free summit drink for paying CEMS members
        – Cable-cabin ride down to Schwägalp
        – Travel to Appenzell and overnight stay at Gasthaus Hof (car can also be parked here on Friday)
      • Sunday – July 24
        – Breakfast at Gasthof Hof
        – Guided tour at the famous herbal spirit company Appenzeller Bitter
        – Individual sightseeing of picturesque town Appenzell
        – Individual visit of Seealpsee and bathing

Important Remarks:
Proper insurance and mountain gear (alpine boots, weather-proof and warm clothing, backpack, water bottle, sun cream, sun glasses, flashlight and swimwear/towel) is the responsibility of each participant. Program might change depending on weather conditions.

Compulsory registration is open now and closes on July 10 (Doodle: here)
Please register with your full name and email address. The room capacities are limited to roughly 20 people.

CEMS Alumni Members (lifelong & 2016) pay CHF 140 with half fare card, otherwise CHF 180.
For other CEMS Alumni and guests, the fee is CHF 180 with half fare card, otherwise CHF 220.
Registration is only valid once payment is made through PayPal below.

Luftseilbahn Ebenalp, Schwendetalstrasse 82, 9057 Wasserauen


CEMS Hiking Weekend - July 22-24