Brunnen - Urmiberg - Gottertli - Gaetterlipass - Rigi Burggeist - Rigi Scheidegg
After enjoyed the lake promenade at the beginning of this hike, you will soon head uphill towards Urmiberg, where you can admire the fountains and Lake Uri from above. Then it goes steadily towards the Rigi-Scheidegg, don't miss the vista point 'Gottertli' when possible.
At the beginning of the approximately 2 ½-hour hike, you stroll leisurely along the lake promenade of Brunnen, before going uphill. Don't underestimate this steep climb towards Urmiberg. Once at the top, the fabulous view of the Schwyzer basin and Lake Uri will open up for you.
The small detour to Gottertli you should definitely make into your plan. From the Gottertli, the small and the big myths as well as the lakes of Zug and Lauerz are spectacular to see. Once you have reached the Gaetterlipass, continue uphill towards Rigi Burggeist. About 30 minutes later you will reach the destination. A fantastic 360 ° panoramic view of the Rigi Scheidegg Arche as well as refreshing food and drink in the mountain inns make up for the hiking exertions. The Kraebel cable car takes you via Rigi Bahnen to Goldau, where there are SBB connections to all directions.
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You can find the current operating status of the railways and hiking trails here.
In order to let our next generation also be inspired from the Queen of the Mountains, may we ask you to dispose of your own waste at Rigi Stations. Thank you.
Getting thereA4 highway - exit Brunnen - direction village centre of Brunnen
ParkingCar parks are avaliable in the following places: next to Municipal building, in the village center or next to the sports field on the Gersauerstrasse (Fees apply).
EquipmentGood profiled hiking boots or trekking shoes, rain jacket, drink, food and walking sticks, when possible.
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)
- Hiking poles
- Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
- First aid kit
- Kit para bolhas
- Bivy / survival bag
- Survival blanket
- Pocket knife
- Cell phone
- Navigation equipment / map and compass
- Emergency contact details
- 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.