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Snowshoeing

Furggelen - Holzegg

Snowshoeing · Switzerland
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ft 5500 5000 4500 4000 3500 5 4 3 2 1 mi Alpwirtschaft Zwäcken Skihaus Holzegg

You can get in from Oberiberg direction Furggelen or from Brunni direction Furggelen.

The signposted snowshoe routes are permitted in the Ibergeregg nature reserve.

difficult
8.5 km
4:30 h
569 m
285 m
(Oberiberg, Tschalun / Brunni, Hotel Brunni) - Furggelen - Schindleneggen - Halbegg - Talstat. Skilift - Müsliegg (ab Müsliegg auf Winterwanderweg) - Stäglerenegg - Holzegg
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Stoos-Muotatal Tourismus GmbH / Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Updated: November 13, 2019

Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1583 m
Lowest point
1118 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Alpwirtschaft Zwäcken
Skihaus Holzegg
Berggasthaus Holzegg

Safety information

For your safety - stay on the route!

SVS snow shoe routes are marked, signposted, safe from avalanches and nature-friendly.

Order snowshoe maps from the Swiss Snowshoe Association (www.s-v-s.ch) 

Attention:
Leave the route forbidden in the nature reserve and hunting ban area!

Tips, hints and links

For the sake of the wildlife:   

  • Attention: Please respect the recommended game rest zone.    In winter, wild animals need quiet retreats to survive.   
  • Please stay on the route so that the wildlife is not disturbed.   
  • Please keep your dog on a leash.

http://www.mythenregion.ch/fileadmin/Files/Documents/Ibergeregg/Schneeschuhkarte.pdf

Start

Oberiberg (Spätzeren) or Brunni (1118 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.041727, 8.771481
DMS
47°02'30.2"N 8°46'17.3"E
UTM
32T 482640 5209826
w3w 
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Destination

Holzegg

Note

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

Public transport

From Schwyz by bus to Rickenbach - Ibergeregg - Oberiberg

From Einsiedeln by bus to Gross - Euthal - Unter- Oberiberg

Getting there

A4 exit Schwyz - Rickenbach - Ibergeregg - Oberiberg

A3 direction Feusisberg - Biberbrugg - Gross - Euthal - Unter-Oberiberg

Parking

At Müller's Posthotel

Coordinates

DD
47.041727, 8.771481
DMS
47°02'30.2"N 8°46'17.3"E
UTM
32T 482640 5209826
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Recommended equipment for snowshoe sportsmen:   

  • Snowshoes, winter shoes (good hiking boots), depending on weather conditions wind jacket, sweater, gloves, cap, sunglasses, gaiters and walking sticks.   
  • For longer tours rucksack with drink and catering   
  • We recommend map 1:25000, compass, if available GPS   
  • Pocket pharmacy and any required medication

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
8.5 km
Duration
4:30h
Ascent
569 m
Descent
285 m
Round trip Scenic Refreshment stops available

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