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Snowshoe Tour Rigi Klösterli - Schwändi (feeder trail)

Snowshoeing · Central Switzerland
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This snowshoe trail from Rigi Klösterli is a feeder to the 2.8 km long snowshoe trail and runs from the station Rigi Klösterli about 1 km along the winter hiking trail to Obere Schwändi.
moderate
1.6 km
1:00 h
186 m
30 m

Central Switzerland: scenic snowshoe hike

Further information can be found at the winter hiking trail Schwändiweg.

For your information

In order to let our next generation also could enjoy the beauty of the Rigi, we would like to ask you to dispose of your own waste in the waste bins which are located at all of the stations of RIGI BAHNEN AG. Thank you.

Author’s recommendation

To recharge my batteries, it is worth visiting the Maria zum Schnee chapel.
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,474 m
Lowest point
1,288 m
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Rest Stop

Restaurant Zum goldenen Hirschen
Alpwirtschaft Heirihütte

Safety information

Please always stay on the marked trails.

Tips, hints and links

For the sake of the wild animals:In winter, wild animals need quiet retreats to survive. Please stay on the toboggan run so that the those animals are not disturbed.

Start

Rigi Klösterli (1,317 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.044810, 8.483838
DMS
47°02'41.3"N 8°29'01.8"E
UTM
32T 460791 5210273
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Destination

Obere Schwändi

Turn-by-turn directions

Rigi Klösterli (1302 m) - Guggli (1394 m) - Obere Schwändi (1473 m)

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public transport friendly

Good accessible by train and bus

Rigi Klösterli, the starting point of this hike, can be easily reached via Goldau with the cog railway.

Getting there

Goldau: A4 exit Goldau, follow the signs to the open air parking lot A4 of RIGI BAHNEN AG

Parking

There are plenty parking spaces avaliable at A4 parking lot station of RIGI BAHNEN AG. Fees apply.

However, we recommend public transport instead of cars: lean back, be stress-free and do something good for the environment.

Coordinates

DD
47.044810, 8.483838
DMS
47°02'41.3"N 8°29'01.8"E
UTM
32T 460791 5210273
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Sturdy winter equipment: weather-adjusted winter outdoor clothing, hiking boots with a good profile, gloves, food & drinks.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
1.6 km
Duration
1:00h
Ascent
186 m
Descent
30 m
Public transport friendly Point-to-point Scenic Geological highlights

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