Guttannen is a small village in the Alps, surrounded by many hiking paths and scenic peaks and mountain lakes. is known for one of the steepest funiculars in Europe, which leads to Lake Gelmer.
The main attraction of Guttannen is its stunning alpine scenery. The area is known for its numerous dam lakes such as Grimselsee, Oberarsee and Räterichsboden. The most famous lake is Gelmer, which can be reached from Guttannen by the Gelmerbahn funicular. Its maximum gradient is 106%, which makes it one of the steepest devices of this type in Europe.
The routes around Guttanen are quite high above the forest border. They guarantee great views, but at the same time are quite demanding due to the rocky ground.