Gadmental eastward

Gadmen was until December 31, 2013 municipality in the Interlaken-Oberhasli administrative and the easternmost municipality in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. On 1 January 2014 merged with Gadmen Innertkirchen.


The name is derived from the Old High German Gadmen gadum from ( stable, barn, small house ) and 1382 for the first time historically mentioned as of the buw imm Gadmen.


Gadmen located in Gadmental in the Bernese Oberland at the driveway to the Susten Pass, whose summit lies on the eastern municipal and cantonal border. The river in the valley called hot Gadmerwasser. The neighboring communities of the north were starting clockwise until on December 31, 2013 Engelberg in the canton of Obwalden, Wassen and Göschenen in the Canton of Uri, Goms in Wallis, and the Bernese communities Guttannen and Innertkirchen.

On Gadmer area are three glaciers, the Stein Glacier, the Triftgletscher and the turn of the glacier. Below the rock glacier is Steinsee. The most famous mountain in Gadmen is the Titlis, whose steep southern flank can not guess from the glacier worn by the mountain on the north side.

Two-thirds ( 66 %) of the total area of ​​Gadmen are glaciers, Firne and rocks.



Gadmen lives on (summer ) tourism and agriculture. During the winter months, when the pass is closed, an inn bears is also closed and the valley is rarely visited apart from ski tours.