You start in the city of Lucerne. Take the bus to Kriens, where an idyllic hike through the Chrienser Hohwald forest awaits you. From Fräkmünt the paths become rougher. You circle the Klimsenhorn and hike up countless hairpins to Lucerne's local mountain, the Pilatus. The world's steepest cogwheel railway takes you back down to the valley and Alpnachstad. Finally, you walk to Stans village.
Walking time: approx. 5 hours | Distance: 10 km (not including bus, cog railway) | Total elevation gain: 1,650 m | Total elevation loss: 120 m (including cog railway: 1984 m)
Rest stopRestaurant Bellevue
Safety informationT3: demanding mountain hiking.
• Good surefootedness
• Average navigation skills
• Elementary alpine experience
Tips and hintsThis stage is part of the long-distance Tell Trail, which runs through the whole of Central Switzerland in eight stages.
Further information on the Tell Trail: www.luzern.com/telltrail