Tucked into the heart of the Bernese Oberland, Wendestöcke, the masif upon which Excalibur sits, provides stunning views of the surroundings. From the top of this limestone behemoth, verdant forests, snow-capped peaks and the picturesque green valleys sprawl beneath you. Not much compares.
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Best time to climb:
June to September
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How to get there:
Flying into Zurich Airport (ZRH) is the best way to begin any trip to Excalibur. From here, the peak is just a two hour drive away in a hired car and slightly longer via train and/or bus
What’s the weather like?
During the summer, the average daily temperatures on Excalibur range from 10 ºC to 13 ºC. These drop dramatically as you gain in elevation. Summer is also the wettest time of year in Switzerland, which receives between 50 and 60 millimeters of rain each month