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Snowshoe Tour Rigi Kulm (2.2 km)

Snowshoeing · Central Switzerland
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Rigi Kulm - Chäserenholz - Rigi Kulm

This snowshoe trail from Rigi Kulm leads you down the valley to Alp Chäserenholz. A little below the alpine farm there is a forest path leads back to Rigi Kulm.

easy
2.2 km
1:30 h
234 m
234 m

Central Switzerland: panoramic snowshoe circular hike

On snowshoes you will quickly immerse all your senses in the winter magic of the Rigi. Untouched snowy landscapes entice you to discover Yeti-style tours. A few metres off the beaten track, you will soon have the Rigi all to yourself. Those who prefer to stay close to the signposted and well-prepared winter trails can make a detour into the fresh snow from there.

Sign-posted snowshoe trails accompany beginners and inexperienced skiers through the alpine snow landscape. From the starting point at Rigi Kulm, beautiful trails of about 1 to 2.5 hours lead into the Chäserenholz area.

Snowshoeing does not require any special technical skills and can be practiced by anyone, even on the prepared winter hiking trails.

You can rent the necessary equipment at the Rigi Kulm Rental Centre and at the Rigi-Sport-Kiosk on Rigi Kaltbad.

For your information

You can find the current operating status of the lifts and sledge runs here.

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

Treat myself a cup of tea to warm up at Hotel Rigi Kulm.
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,753 m
Lowest point
1,519 m
Best time of year
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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 Kulm (1,752 m)
Coordinates:
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47.055051, 8.485940
DMS
47°03'18.2"N 8°29'09.4"E
UTM
32T 460958 5211410
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Destination

Rigi Kulm

Turn-by-turn directions

Rigi Kulm (1797 m) – Chäserenholz (1577 m) - Rigi Kulm (1797 m)

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public transport friendly

Good accessible by train and busRigi Kulm, the starting point of this tour, can be easily reached via Vitznau or Goldau with the cogwheel railway.

Getting there

Vitznau: A4 exit Küssnacht am Rigi, follow the signs to Vitznau

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 valley stations. Fees apply.

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

Coordinates

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47.055051, 8.485940
DMS
47°03'18.2"N 8°29'09.4"E
UTM
32T 460958 5211410
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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 and drinks, walking sticks.

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
2.2 km
Duration
1:30h
Ascent
234 m
Descent
234 m
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