Stockhorn, Erlenbach im Simmental

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The Stockhorn is a mountain of the Bernese Alps, overlooking the region of Lake Thun in the Bernese Oberland. It is located north of the town of Erlenbach im Simmental.

The Stockhorn is 2,190 m (7,190 ft) high and is accessible via cable car from Erlenbach. It has a restaurant at the top and is a good starting point for many hikes. There is good fishing in the two lakes right below the Stockhorn, the Oberstockensee (around 1,650 m [5,410 ft] high) and the Hinterstockensee (around 1,550 m [5,090 ft] high). There is a subterranean water connection between the two lakes.

From the top the view includes many of the surrounding Alps; the Eiger, Mönch, Jungfrau, Schreckhorn, along with the valley of the Aare river, Thun and Lake Thun, Interlaken and the Jura Mountains.
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  • Valentine dinner at the top of the mountain - why not? We booked the valentine dinner to make this event unforgettable but it ended up in a full disappointment. As for a valentine dinner you could....  more »
  • The Stockhorn was covered by our Bernese Oberland pass so we thought we would visit. Took the train from Spiez a short ride and when you get off you can either get a bus to the Stockhorn entry or...  more »
  • The panoramic view of the Alps from the peak of Stockhorn is indescribable. You have to see it for yourself.
  • Nice view of the Swiss flat land.
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