Via Alpina

Via Alpina

The Via Alpina goes from Vaduz to Montreux.

The 8th stage, Engelberg-Engstlenalp, passes directly by the Bärghuis Jochpass.

Total length of the hike: 370km, altitude difference: 24'000m, 14 alpine passes, 19 stages. Character: mountain trails (T2), some passages (T3)

The Jochpass offers an ideal stopover. Be it for a fortifying lunch, coffee break, homemade fruit cake or even for an overnight stay. Hiking time from Engelberg to Jochpass about 4 hours and from Jochpass to Engstlenalp about 1 hour.

Here you will find your accommodation.


A good possibility as a single person, smaller or bigger group to stay overnight a bit cheaper, but without giving up a good Jochpass time! The price includes a delicious 4-course dinner and a hearty breakfast.

Bunk bed Dormitory, round wooden beds, duves with pillows. There is no need for a silk sleeping bag. Shower/WC on the floor.

Besides the 10-bed group rooms we also have various other room categories. Double rooms, 4,5,6 bed rooms with shower/WC for private use.

More information about the rooms.