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Alp Cheese Trail Stoos

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Mmh...Taste fine alp cheese and enjoy mountain air in the idyllic nature. Beautiful circular hike between fresh herbs, beautiful views and an alpine cheese dairy.

difficult
Distance 11 km
3:25 h
364 m
364 m
1,565 m
1,306 m

Alp Cheese Pass

With the Alp Cheese Pass you can taste local alpine cheese along the way.

You can get the pass here:

  • Cash desk of the funicular in the valley station
  • Cable car Morschach-Stoos in the mountain station
  • Restaurant Stoos Hüttä
  • Stoos Shop & Rental, at the mountain station of the funicular
  • Alp cheese dairy Tröligen

Instructions:

The pass is valid as soon as it has been paid for and stamped at the points of sale. For only CHF 16 you can taste alpine cheese at 3 of 6 stations. Included in the pass is a voucher which you can redeem for a small cheese plate with bread at one of the 3 restaurants along the way. Two further vouchers, with which you can enjoy a piece of chilled alpine cheese from the «Cheese cupboard» directly at the alp, round off the cheese experience.

Stataions incl. restaurants for tasting:

Author’s recommendation

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Stoos-Muotatal Tourismus / Schwyzer Wanderwege
Update: June 14, 2022
Difficulty
difficult
Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
1,565 m
Lowest point
1,306 m
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Rest stops

Gasthaus Restaurant Balmberg mit Mosi-Bar
Berghotel Restaurant Stoos Hüttä
Käseschrank Alp Rinderchruteren
Alpkäserei Pfyl Tröligen
Käseschrank Alp Näppänalp
Käseschrank Alp Metzg

Tips and hints

Alp Cheese Pass CHF 16.- per pass (valid for 2 years)

Click here for more information on the route.

Start

Mountain station funicular Schwyz-Stoos (1,306 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'693'473E 1'203'662N
DD
46.977445, 8.667153
DMS
46°58'38.8"N 8°40'01.8"E
UTM
32T 474684 5202711
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Destination

Mountain station funicular Schwyz-Stoos

Turn-by-turn directions

Mountain station funicular – Stoos Hüttä - valley station chairlift Klingenstock – Alp Rinderchruteren - Alpine Cheese dairy Tröligen - Alp Näppänalp - Alp Metzg - via Stoos Hüttä - Guest house Restaurant Balmberg - Mountain station funicular

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

By train to Schwyz-Seewen station, then by bus to the valley station of the large Schwyz-Stoos cable car (line 1 Schwyz - Muotathal) or by train to SBB Brunnen station, then by bus to the valley station of the small Morschach-Stoos cable car.

Getting there

By car on the A4 to the Schwyz exit, then in the direction of Muotathal to the valley station of the large Schwyz-Stoos funicular or by car turn onto Morschacherstrasse (at Wolfsprung), then follow the signs to Morschach and continue to the valley station of the small Morschach-Stoos aerial cableway.

Parking

Parking is available at the valley station of the Schwyz-Stoos funicular and the Morschach-Stoos aerial cableway.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'693'473E 1'203'662N
DD
46.977445, 8.667153
DMS
46°58'38.8"N 8°40'01.8"E
UTM
32T 474684 5202711
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

An den Stationen der Bergbahnen Stoos sind kostenlose Prospekte mit Informationen zum Alpchäsweg vorhanden.

Prospekt Alpchäsweg

Equipment

Hiking boots with good profile or trekking boots, rain jacket, drink, food, possibly sticks.


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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
11 km
Duration
3:25 h
Ascent
364 m
Descent
364 m
Highest point
1,565 m
Lowest point
1,306 m
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