Travel guide to the top of Chasseral
Chasseral is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.606m (5,269ft) above the sea level, located in the Jura Mountains, in the Swiss canton of Bern.
The pass is one of the highest summits in the Swiss Jura. The road to the summit is asphalted, but very narrow and steep. The summit hosts a communication tower and a hotel. At the Col though, head higher towards the hotel/restaurant – which at 1.548 metres, marks the end of the road for motor vehicles.
There are several routes to reach the summit. Starting from Le Pâquier, the ascent is 12.8 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 715 meters. The average percentage is 5.6 %. Starting from Nods, the ascent is 11.05 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 722 meters. The average percentage is 6.5 %. And starting from La Neuveville, the ascent is 16.65 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 1.116 meters. The average percentage is 6.7 %.