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Winter Walk around the Engelstock

Mostelberg - Mostelegg - Herrenboden - Mostelberg

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Winter Walk around the Engelstock

Mostelberg - Mostelegg - Herrenboden - Mostelberg

Published/updated on 02.03.2016 by GabrielleMerk | 13507 points
 | Date of Tour: 01.02.2014 | Favourite Entries (2) 

The 6 km Hochstuckli Panorama Round Tour takes you right around Mount Englestock in the Sattel-Hochstuckli winter sport region. As... read more >>

The 6 km Hochstuckli Panorama Round Tour takes you right around Mount Englestock in the Sattel-Hochstuckli winter sport region. As the name implies, you are greeted with many panorama mountain views along this leisurely walk: from the Mythen to the Fronalpstock, from the Rigi all the way to the Pilatus, and far across the Uri Alps when the weather is clear.

A revolving gondola takes you from Sattel in the valley to the resort village of Mostelberg. The 5-minute ride up is a panorama show in itself, as the gondola turns twice around its axis in that time. The panorama trail is well-marked and well-groomed. Along the way you also pass through snow-covered forests and mountain farms where you can also buy local cheese.

A highlight of the tour is the crossing of Europe’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge (374m) at the end of the tour, just before getting back to the Stuckli Rondo gondola station in Mostelberg. Back in 2010 when the "Raiffeisen Skywalk" was first opened to the public, it was the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the world! The bridge hangs 58 m above the wild Lauitobel valley, and is open during operating hours of the Sattel-Hochstuckli lifts.

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Published/updated on 02.03.2016 by GabrielleMerk | 13507 points
 | Date of Tour: 01.02.2014 | Favourite Entries (2)

Route Infos

Region
Central Switzerland
Time Required
1 hour 45 minutes
Distance
6 km
Ascent
195 m
Descent
195 m
Max. Altitude
1265 m
Min. Altitude
1131 m
Season Start / Season End
December - March
Level of Difficulty (Hiking)
Panorama
Experience
Starting Point
Cable Car Station Mostelberg
Starting Point with Public Transport
Destination
Cable Car Station Mostelberg
Return with Public Transport
Places to Eat
Mostelberg, Herrenboden
Things to Note
Rotating gondola cars, Longest pedestrian suspension bridge in Europe.

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