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Laucherenstöckli (1'756 m.ü.M.)

Ski Touring · Oberiberg
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Despite the proximity of the ski area, most of the ascent takes place off-piste. Very popular and easy ski tour.
moderate
Distance 8.4 km
2:00 h
650 m
650 m

Admission / DepartureA)

Normal route from Tschalun. Difficulty L
-Ascent / descent: 663m | Counter ascent on descent: 0m
- Starting altitude: 1088 m above sea level | Target altitude: 1753 m above sea level
- Time required for ascent: 2¼ h | Distance: 4.3 km
- Places along the route: Alt Stafel (Schwyz - SZ)Admission / DepartureB) from Saint Charles. Difficulty L
- Ascent / descent: 594m | Counter ascent on descent: 19m
- Starting altitude: 1178 m above sea level | Target altitude: 1753 m above sea level
- Time required for ascent: 2 h | Distance: 4.1 km
- Places along the route: Eseltritt - Altberg (Schwyz - SZ) - Sternenegg Further possibilities (without track)Admission / DepartureC) from Illgau. Difficulty WS
- Ascent / descent: 956m | Counter ascent on descent: 0m
- Starting altitude: 797 m above sea level | Target altitude: 1753 m above sea level
- Time required for ascent: 3 h | Distance: 4.6 km- Places along the route: IllgauFurther possibilities (without track)DepartureD) to Illgau. Difficulty WS
- downhill: 947m | counter ascent on downhill: 0m
- Starting altitude: 1753 m above sea level | Target altitude: 797 m above sea level
- Time required for descent: 1 h | Distance: 4.2 km
- Places along the route: Ober Chruthüttli
- Riedmatt (Illgau - SZ) - Illgau

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Einsiedeln-Ybrig-Zürichsee AG / Hauptstrasse 85 / 8840 Einsiedeln
Update: July 06, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,753 m
Lowest point
1,089 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Oberberg St. Karl
Restaurant Buoffenalp

Safety information

Lawinenlage: 

Bei unsicherer Schneelage empfehlen wir Ihnen das Lawinenbulletin zu konsultieren. Jede Wintersportlerin / jeder Wintersportler ist für sich selbst verantwortlich und nutzt die Skitouren auf eigene Gefahr.

Start

Tschalun, Laucheren Talstation (1,088 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'701'329E 1'210'061N
DD
47.033847, 8.771817
DMS
47°02'01.8"N 8°46'18.5"E
UTM
32T 482663 5208950
w3w 
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Destination

Laucherenstöckli

Turn-by-turn directions

Alt Stafel (Schwyz - SZ)

Note

Nature protection area Ibergeregg: December 01 - March 31
all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

By train to Schwyz-Seewen station, then by bus to Muotathal Post station.

Getting there

By car on the A4 to exit Schwyz, then direction Muotathal to the bus stop Muotathal Post.

Parking

Parking is available in Muotathal village.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'701'329E 1'210'061N
DD
47.033847, 8.771817
DMS
47°02'01.8"N 8°46'18.5"E
UTM
32T 482663 5208950
w3w 
///shopper.piston.noun
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

  • Tourenausrüstung
  • Getränke und Verpflegung
  • Allenfalls eine Karte

Basic Equipment for Ski Touring

  • Ski Helmet
  • Goggles
  • Sunglasses
  • 2 pairs of Gloves: lightweight, breathable and windproof for going uphill, regular ski gloves for downhill
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Lightweight rain and windproof ski jacket
  • Additional warm jacket
  • Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
  • Lightweight wind- and waterproof ski pants
  • 20 to 28 liter rucksack, preferably backcountry type
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Ski Touring

  • Ski touring boots
  • Ski touring bindings to fit boots
  • Ski touring skins to fit skis
  • Skis
  • Ski poles, preferably telescopic type
  • Avalanche safety equipment to consider: beacon, avalanche probe, avalanche shovel
  • Ski touring crampons
  • Crevasse rescue kit
  • Ski touring harness
  • Light ice axe
  • Ski touring ropes
  • Avalanche airbag backpack
  • 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
8.4 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
650 m
Descent
650 m
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