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Wildspitz - the highest point in Canton Zug

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Diese Tour führt Sie ganz nach oben , zum höchsten Punkt des Kantons Zug. Die Wanderung startet gemütlich bei der Bergstation Zugerberg. 
difficult
Distance 22.6 km
6:15 h
985 m
985 m
1,571 m
726 m
This tour takes you way up to the highest point in Canton Zug. The hike starts leisurely at the top station of the Zugerberg funicular railway. From there you follow the elegant, extended ridge of the Zugerberg as far as Zuger Alpli. Fortify yourself here now for the steep ascent to the Wildspitz. Your effort will be rewarded with an incredible view of the valley of Schwyz, the Aegeri valley, Lake Zug and the surrounding alpine scenery. Enjoy a well-earned lunch in the Wildspitz restaurant and drink in the beauty of your surroundings.

Zug > Schönegg (by bus) - Zugerberg (by funicolar) - Buschenchappeli - Zuger Alpli - Wildspitz
Following possibilities available for the descent:
- 1. Wildspitz - Hinter Gwandelen - Halsegg - Geissfarren - Hürital - Cholerhöchi - Rossalmig - Brandhöchi - Bomerhüttli - Meisbühl - Unterägeri (by bus back to Zug)
- 2. Wildspitz - Hinter Gwandelen - Halsegg - Eigenstall - Riedmatt - Sattel station (Variation A)

Places of interest:

- Restaurant Zugerberg
- Restaurant Hintergeissboden
- Restaurant Pfaffenboden
- Restaurant Zuger Alpli
- Restaurant Wildspitz
- Barbecue places en route
- Lovely lake-bathing areas and clock golf in Unterägeri

Note(s)
A demanding hike, allow enough time for it!

Author’s recommendation

Diese Wanderung ist recht anspruchsvoll, bitte genügend Zeit einplanen!
Difficulty
difficult
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Highest point
1,571 m
Lowest point
726 m
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Tips and hints

Sehenswürdigkeiten und andere wichtige Punkte:

- Restaurant Zugerberg

- Restaurant Hintergeissboden

- Restaurant Pfaffenboden

- Restaurant Zuger Alpli

- Restaurant Wildspitz

 

Start

Zugerberg, mountain station funicular (925 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'683'011E 1'222'014N
DD
47.143899, 8.533043
DMS
47°08'38.0"N 8°31'59.0"E
UTM
32T 464594 5221261
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Destination

Unterägeri, Bushaltestelle

Turn-by-turn directions

Zug - Zugerberg - Zuger Alpli - Wildspitz - Halsegg - Unterägeri - Zug

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Zug > Schönegg (mit Bus) > Zugerberg (mit Standseilbahn) 

Getting there

Es wird empfohlen den ÖV zu benutzen

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'683'011E 1'222'014N
DD
47.143899, 8.533043
DMS
47°08'38.0"N 8°31'59.0"E
UTM
32T 464594 5221261
w3w 
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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
22.6 km
Duration
6:15 h
Ascent
985 m
Descent
985 m
Highest point
1,571 m
Lowest point
726 m
Linear route Refreshment stops available Scenic Family-friendly Summit route

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