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SZKB Hiking Pleasure 2021: Gottertli Hike

Hiking Trail · Lake Lucerne
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  • Luftseilbahn Brunnen – Urmiberg.
    / Luftseilbahn Brunnen – Urmiberg.
    Photo: Toni Kaiser, CC BY, Tourenplaner SCHWEIZ
  • / Urmiberg
    Photo: Unbekannt, Schwyz Tourismus
  • / Gruebi Gottertli
    Photo: Beat Fuchs, Amt für Wald und Naturgefahren, Kt. Schwyz
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This scenic hike begins with a slight incline. At Gottertli you have a beautiful view of Lake Lucerne and the surrounding mountains.
moderate
Distance 3.3 km
1:20 h
300 m
300 m
1,395 m
1,137 m
Arriving at the mountain station of the Brunnen - Urmiberg cable car, walk along a beautiful footpath towards Gottertli. A viewing platform with a breathtaking view awaits you there. The path continues through forests and across meadow landscapes. 

Author’s recommendation

Enjoy a fine ice cream on the sun terrace of the Urmiberg restaurant.
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Update: May 26, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,395 m
Lowest point
1,137 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Restaurant Timpelweid

Tips and hints

Information on the Urmiberg cable car timetable can be found here.

Start

Urmiberg mountain station (1,136 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'687'530E 1'207'438N
DD
47.012218, 8.589783
DMS
47°00'44.0"N 8°35'23.2"E
UTM
32T 468820 5206603
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Destination

Urmiberg mountain station

Turn-by-turn directions

Urmiberg - Gottertli - Urmiberg

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

By train to Brunnen railway station, then take bus line 502, getting off at the stop Brunnen, Seilb. Urmiberg.

You can find the departure times from Brunnen Bahnhof here.

Getting there

Take A4 to Schwyzerstrasse/Route 2/Route 8 in Ingenbohl, take A4/E41 exit 40-Weggis. Follow route 2b to Schillerweg.

Parking

Muotaplatz

Muota car park tariff: 1h free / 2h CHF 0.50 / 3h CHF 1.00 / 4h CHF 2.00 / 5h CHF 3.00 / 6h CHF 4.00 / 7h - 24h CHF 5.00 from 25 h, per additional hour CHF +0.20 no parking restriction.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'687'530E 1'207'438N
DD
47.012218, 8.589783
DMS
47°00'44.0"N 8°35'23.2"E
UTM
32T 468820 5206603
w3w 
///remix.adventure.risk
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Good footwear

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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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
3.3 km
Duration
1:20 h
Ascent
300 m
Descent
300 m
Highest point
1,395 m
Lowest point
1,137 m
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