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Pragelpass Trail

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Stage 2, Muotathal–Hinter Klöntal
difficult
Distance 20 km
7:15 h
1,200 m
950 m
A delightful hike through a mountain pass with beautiful houses and stables along the wayside as well as pastures and meadows. There is a view of the ancient Muotathal Bodmeren Alpine forest, under which the Hölloch cave system is spread out. Culturally interesting: Das Richisau Guesthouse.
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Stoos-Muotatal Tourismus GmbH / Schwyzer Wanderwege
Update: October 31, 2019
Difficulty
difficult
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,550 m
Lowest point
612 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Hotel Restaurant Alpenblick
Restaurant Bödeli
Restaurant Hölloch
Alpwirtschaft Pragelpasshöhe
Restaurant Schlüssel

Tips and hints

SchweizMobil Nr. 29

Start

Muotathal Dorf (611 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'700'292E 1'203'602N
DD
46.975914, 8.756747
DMS
46°58'33.3"N 8°45'24.3"E
UTM
32T 481498 5202516
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Destination

Hinter Klöntal

Turn-by-turn directions

Muotathal Dorf - Schaffmatt - Naturfreundehaus Pragelblick - Pragelpass - Hinter Richisau - Hinter Klöntal

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Muotathal is located in the heart of Central Switzerland. It can be reached by public transport via the Auto AG Schwyz No. 1 bus from the SBB train station in Schwyz.

Getting there

Muotathal is located in Central Switzerland and is easily accessible by car.

Coming from Basel-Lucerne:
Continue on the A14 from Lucerne in the direction of Zug. After 20 km, you will come to the Rütihof intersection. There you take the A4 motorway in the direction of Schwyz. Take the Schwyz exit and follow the signs in the direction of Muotathal.

Coming from Lake Constance and Rapperswil:
At Rapperswil, drive in the direction of Pfäffikon / Gotthard. At Pfäffikon, drive a short distance on the A3 motorway in the direction of Gotthard. Then take the first exit in the direction of Gotthard / Schwyz. The road will take you to Schwyz via Rothenthurm and Sattel. At Schwyz, drive towards Muotathal.

Coming from Gotthard-Altdorf:
Take the bypass (tunnel) in Flüelen in the direction of Schwyz. After the Mosi Tunnel, leave the motorway at Exit 40 Brunnen (in the direction of Weggis/Gersau/Schwyz/Brunnen). Drive in the direction of Ibach/Schwyz and at the 2nd roundabout in Ibach (by Dany's Family Restaurant), take the 1st exit towards Muotathal.

Parking

At the school building Muota there is a large parking lot which can be used free of charge.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'700'292E 1'203'602N
DD
46.975914, 8.756747
DMS
46°58'33.3"N 8°45'24.3"E
UTM
32T 481498 5202516
w3w 
///otters.tenders.acquaint
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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
  • Blister kit
  • 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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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
20 km
Duration
7:15 h
Ascent
1,200 m
Descent
950 m
Public-transport-friendly Multi-stage route Scenic Refreshment stops available

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