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Biketour Choltal-Klewenalp

Mountain Bike · Emmetten
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  • Aufstieg Richtung Stockhütte, Blick auf den Vierwaldstättersee
    / Aufstieg Richtung Stockhütte, Blick auf den Vierwaldstättersee
    Photo: Nidwalden Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
  • / Biketransport via Gondelbahn Emmetten-Stockhütte
    Photo: Nidwalden Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
  • / Kiesweg führt über Moor- und Alpwiesen in einem geschützten Hochmoor
    Photo: Nidwalden Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
  • / Rasante Abfahrt durch das Choltal
    Photo: Nidwalden Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
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Emmetten is the bike eldorado of Nidwalden. The hidden Choltal is little known even by locals and shows Nidwalden from its "wild and unspoilt" side.
difficult
12.4 km
2:01 h
616 m
616 m
Arrived in Emmetten we let transport our bikes with the cable car to Stockhütte. During the short ride we enjoy the view of the deep blue Lake Lucerne.
The Choltal bike tour starts at the Stockhütte mountain station. A gravel path leads over moor and alpine meadows. Arriving at the Egghütte, the most challenging part of the tour awaits us: on the way to Choltal we test our technical driving skills. After the challenging descent, the Choltalbach offers a number of picnic places to linger. On the road (attention traffic) we follow the way back to Emmetten.

Author’s recommendation

The tour can easily be extended through the Brennwald.
Recommended side trip: the chapel with the "Totentanz" and the fireplace "Schützen 12". The round course "Wood-Trail" at the Hotel Seeblick in Emmetten is particularly popular, where various technical elements can be practiced.
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Nidwalden Tourismus
Updated: August 13, 2020
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Highest point
1,371 m
Lowest point
755 m
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Tips, hints and links

Für touristische Auskünfte:

Nidwalden Tourismus
Bahnhofplatz 2
6370 Stans
+41 (0)41 610 88 33
info@nidwalden.com
www.nidwalden.com

 

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Start

Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'681'846E 1'201'145N
DD
46.956346, 8.513913
DMS
46°57'22.8"N 8°30'50.1"E
UTM
32T 463014 5200427
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Turn-by-turn directions

Emmetten – Egghütte – Choltal - Emmetten

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all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public transport friendly

Bushaltestelle Emmetten Post

Fahrplan SBB

Fahrplan Postauto

Getting there

Routenplaner nach Emmetten

Parking

Direkt bei der Talstation Emmetten-Stockhütte befindet sich ein grosser Parkplatz, CHF 5.- pro Kalendertag.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'681'846E 1'201'145N
DD
46.956346, 8.513913
DMS
46°57'22.8"N 8°30'50.1"E
UTM
32T 463014 5200427
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
12.4 km
Duration
2:01 h
Ascent
616 m
Descent
616 m
Public transport friendly Loop Scenic Single trail/Free ride

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