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Fürstein Langis

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  • Sewenseeli Langis Glaubenberg
    / Sewenseeli Langis Glaubenberg
    Photo: Obwalden Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
  • / Rickhubel Obwalden
    Photo: Obwalden Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
  • / Seewen Kapelle
    Photo: Obwalden Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
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The Fürstein on the border between Cantons Obwalden and Lucerne is a well-known panoramic mountain offering a scenic tour.
moderate
12 km
4:06 h
681 m
681 m
From the Berghotel Langis, the path leads along the road to the Glaubenberg pass. Immediately behind the little restaurant on the pass, the ascent begins to the left or right of the Rotbach in the scattered forest up to Alp Rick and from there up the steep summit slope to the cross on the Rickhubel. From there, the path traces a wide curve on a plateau to the north-east ridge of the Fürstein, which is reached via a short steep flank. The distant views of the alpine crown and as far as the Jura are mindblowing. After a short ridge descent southwards, the path leads to the chapel at Obersewen and past the Sewenseeli lake to the saddle at Sewenegg. After that, the route is varied on easy slopes and through scattered pine forest back via Schnabel to the Langis car park.

If you do not want to climb all the way to Fürstein, you can turn left on the plateau and descend directly to Ober Sewen and the chapel.

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Author
Obwalden Tourismus
Updated: January 14, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,039 m
Lowest point
1,442 m
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Start

Langis car park (1,442 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'652'367E 1'193'772N
DD
46.892998, 8.125793
DMS
46°53'34.8"N 8°07'32.9"E
UTM
32T 433405 5193644
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Destination

Langis car park

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Public transport

Ab Luzern oder Interlaken mit dem Luzern-Interlaken-Express nach Sarnen. Ab Sarnen mit dem Postauto nach Langis. 

Achtung in der Zwischensaison fährt das Postauto nicht bis Langis. 

Getting there

Auf der A2 von Luzern her im Tunnel auf die A8 Richtung Interlaken, Sarnen wechseln und dann die Ausfahrt Sarnen Nord nehmen. Von Sarnen der Beschilderung in Richtung Glaubenbergpass folgen. 

Parking

Der Parkplatz Langis ist kostenpflichtig. Zu beachten ist, dass an Wochenenden bei schönem Wetter der Parkplatz bereits um 10.00 Uhr komplett besetzt ist. Man muss sich also früh auf den Weg machen oder mit dem ÖV anreisen.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'652'367E 1'193'772N
DD
46.892998, 8.125793
DMS
46°53'34.8"N 8°07'32.9"E
UTM
32T 433405 5193644
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
12 km
Duration
4:06 h
Ascent
681 m
Descent
681 m
Loop Scenic Refreshment stops available

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