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.Put Stockhorn on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Erlenbach im Simmental trip site.
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.
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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