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Fronalpstock sledge run

Sledding · Schwyz
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    Photo: Simona Rickenbacher (Stoos-Muotatal Tourismus GmbH), Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
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m 2100 2000 1900 1800 1700 1600 1500 1400 1,8 1,6 1,4 1,2 1,0 0,8 0,6 0,4 0,2 km Fronalpstock Bergstation Standseilbahn Schwyz-Stoos Stoos Bergstat. (Luftseilb)
Here, people sledging are not limited to shady lower slopes: the Fronalpstock offers great views of the alpine panorama.
moderate
Distance 2 km
0:15 h
0 m
396 m
1,907 m
1,511 m
Our 2 km sledge run starts on the Fronalpstock summit, surrounded by breathtaking views of 10 lakes and multiple mountains. The run is of medium difficulty and not suitable for small children. Bring your own sledge or hire one from the Fronalpstock midway terminus.

 

Sledge hire 1 day: CHF 8.- (+ deposit: CHF 20.00 or ID)  

Author’s recommendation

Einkehr ins heimelige Gipfelrestaurant.

Es ist ebenfalls eine Airboardpiste ab Fronalpstock vorhanden.

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Stoos-Muotatal Tourismus / Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Update: November 25, 2020
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,907 m
Lowest point
1,511 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Gipfelrestaurant & Hotel Fronalpstock

Safety information

Information on sledge safety: www.sicher-schlitteln.ch

Tips and hints

Beachten Sie die Fahrpläne der Stoosbahnen. Hier zu den Fahrplänen.

Hier mehr Informationen zum Schlitteln (und Airboarden) auf dem Stoos & Fronalpstock.

Start

Fronalpstock summit (1,906 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'691'207E 1'202'742N
DD
46.969484, 8.637196
DMS
46°58'10.1"N 8°38'13.9"E
UTM
32T 472401 5201836
w3w 
///moats.though.caravans

Destination

Mettlen midway terminus

Turn-by-turn directions

Fronalpstock Gipfel - Mittelstation Mettlen

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Train to Schwyz then bus no. 1 to the lower terminus of the Stoosbahn funicular. Then up to car-free Stoos.

Getting there

Leave the motorway at the "Schwyz" exit and follow the signs to Stoos/Muotathal.

Parking

 

Up to 1 hr.  (for deliveries/collections, etc.)                                 free

1 to 5 hrs.                                                                                                        CHF   3.-

5 to 9 hrs.                                                                                                        CHF   5.-

9 to 24 hrs.                                                                                                      CHF   8.-

2 days                                                                                                                CHF  13.-

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'691'207E 1'202'742N
DD
46.969484, 8.637196
DMS
46°58'10.1"N 8°38'13.9"E
UTM
32T 472401 5201836
w3w 
///moats.though.caravans
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

An den Stationen der Bergbahnen auf dem Stoos sind kostenlose Prospekte mit Informationen zum Schlittelweg vorhanden.

Pistenplan Stoos

Author’s map recommendations

Ein kostenloser Winterprospekt der ganzen Region Stoos-Muotatal ist ebenfalls an den Stationen vorhanden.

Winterprospekt Region Stoos-Muotatal

Equipment

Wasserfeste Winterjacke, Helm, Gute Schuhe zum Schlitteln, Handschuhe, Skihosen Schlitten.

Basic Equipment for Sledding

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots appropriate for winter use (B1+ recommended)
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Water- and windproof mountaineering jacket and trousers with ankle adjustment or separate gaiters
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Water- and windproof gloves plus thin fleece inner gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap
  • Sunglasses

Technical Equipment for Sledding

  • Sled with tow strap
  • Trail ‘spike’ crampons are useful on ascent
  • Ski Helmet recommended when sledding through heavily wooded areas
  • Ski goggles if required   
  • 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.

Related Offers

Tobogganing · Central Switzerland
Gipfel-Erlebnisticket Stoos
from CHF44.00

Mit der Gipfel-Erlebniskarte können im Winter zwei Schlittelabfahrten am Fronalpstock gemacht werden.

Provider:  Stoos-Muotatal Tourismus | Source:  Stoos-Muotatal Tourismus

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
2 km
Duration
0:15 h
Descent
396 m
Highest point
1,907 m
Lowest point
1,511 m
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