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Hiking Trail

Ballwil – Horben - Hitzkirch

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Seetal Tourismus
  • Wandern auf dem Horben
    / Wandern auf dem Horben
    Photo: Seetal Tourismus, Seetal Tourismus
  • / Alpwirtschaft Horben
    Photo: Seetal Tourismus, Foto: Christian Perret
  • / Alpenzeiger bei der Kommende Hohenrain
    Photo: Seetal Tourismus, Foto: Beat Brechbühl
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Open
moderate
Distance 16.9 km
4:37 h
339 m
390 m
857 m
470 m

Diese schöne Höhenwanderung führt von Ballwil, vorbei an gepflegten Bauernhäusern und blühenden Wiesen zur Alpwirtschaft Horben. Weiter durch den Sulzerwald wandern Sie über Müswangen nach Hitzkirch. In Hitzkirch fährt Sie halbstündlich der Zug zurück nach Ballwil.

Author’s recommendation

  • in der Alpwirtschaft Horben einkehren
  • beim Alpenzeiger auf dem Horben und beim Sulzerkreuz die fantastische Aussicht geniessen

 

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Seetal Tourismus
Update: January 12, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Highest point
857 m
Lowest point
470 m
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Tips and hints

Seetal Tourismus
Kronenplatz 24
5600 Lenzburg
+41 (0)41 920 45 29
info@seetaltourismus.ch 
www.seetaltourismus.ch

Start

Bahnhof Balwil (518 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'666'626E 1'222'926N
DD
47.153950, 8.317172
DMS
47°09'14.2"N 8°19'01.8"E
UTM
32T 448236 5222498
w3w 
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Destination

Bahnhof Hitzkirch

Turn-by-turn directions

Bahnhof Ballwil - Oberebersol - Horben - Müswangen - Bahnhof Hitzkirch

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Bahnhof Ballwil/ Bahnhof Hitzkirch

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'666'626E 1'222'926N
DD
47.153950, 8.317172
DMS
47°09'14.2"N 8°19'01.8"E
UTM
32T 448236 5222498
w3w 
///packet.appoints.splendid
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Landeskarte 1:25'000 (Bundesamt für Landestopografie swisstopo) Blatt Hitzkirch und Hochdorf

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Status
Open
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
16.9 km
Duration
4:37 h
Ascent
339 m
Descent
390 m
Highest point
857 m
Lowest point
470 m
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