The national congress for speleology SINTERLAKEN is organized by the speleology community region Hohgant HRH.

The HRH has its foundations based on the exploration of the big caving systems in Berner Oberland. The current knowledge of these systems could only be built up by the mutual support and collaboration of and between many clubs, from Switzerland as well as from abroad.

In the frame of collaboration, the HRH was founded in 1979 with as main goal to coordinate the caving research in this region.

SInterlaken 2019 is thus also celebration for the 40 years jubilee of the HRH !

Currently, the following clubs are represented in the HRH :