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Sledding

Mörlialp sledge run

Sledding · Switzerland
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  • Schlitteln auf Mörlialp 1
    / Schlitteln auf Mörlialp 1
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Glide in comfort on the chairlift to the start of the sledge run and then zoom back down to the lower terminus - a treat for all sledging fans.
Distance 1.9 km
0:11 h
20 m
212 m
1,564 m
1,352 m
Glide in comfort on the chairlift to the start of the sledge run then zoom back down to the lower terminus - a treat for all sledging fans. The run is also open and illuminated during the evening skiing events. Rental equipment is available, from Davos sledges to faster models for experts.
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Update: January 06, 2021
Highest point
1,564 m
Lowest point
1,352 m
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Start

Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'651'158E 1'185'705N
DD
46.820534, 8.109027
DMS
46°49'13.9"N 8°06'32.5"E
UTM
32T 432036 5185606
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Public transport

Von Luzern mit dem Zug nach Giswil. Danach weiter mit dem Postauto bis Mörlialp.

Getting there

Mit Privatauto von Giswil über die Panoramastrasse bis nach Mörlialp.

Parking

Parkplatz Mörlialp

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'651'158E 1'185'705N
DD
46.820534, 8.109027
DMS
46°49'13.9"N 8°06'32.5"E
UTM
32T 432036 5185606
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

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.

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Distance
1.9 km
Duration
0:11 h
Ascent
20 m
Descent
212 m
Highest point
1,564 m
Lowest point
1,352 m
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