R8.2 Helping Hand on the Alp

Friday 8. June


  • 90 minutes hike from the farm (where we will spend the evening) to the alp
  • exhausting option: walk fom the farm straight uphill to the alp
  • easy option: take the cable car to “Fürenalp” and hike on the panoramic trail (also feasible for kids)
  • all participants will work together on the alp = alpine panorama at work
  • you will get a hearty farmer’s lunch
  • at the end of the day we will hike the steep way down (30-45 min).

Work to be done:

  • making hay and preventing the pasture from becoming overgrown (find out what “Grotzle” is all about)
  • conducted work depends on the nature’s seasonal progress and the weather conditions – therefore work might be done around the farm


  • we will do physical work – be prepared to be sweaty and have soar arms afterwards (and the next days…)
  • You might wanna bring some extra clothes for the evening

What to wear:

  • sturdy shoes, hiking gear, rain clothes if necessary


  • cable car up to “Fürenalp” CHF 12.50 (children 6-16 years old CHF 7), payable on site