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Switzerland: Rigi Kulm - Rigi Klösterli - Rigi Kaltbad

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Trail stats

Distance
9.02 mi
Elevation gain
3,189 ft
Technical difficulty
Moderate
Elevation loss
3,189 ft
Max elevation
5,901 ft
TrailRank 
47
Min elevation
3,344 ft
Trail type
Loop
Moving time
3 hours 24 minutes
Time
5 hours 52 minutes
Coordinates
2578
Uploaded
September 26, 2020
Recorded
September 2020
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near Rigi Staffel, Kanton Schwyz (Switzerland)

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Itinerary description

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- Route: loop, clockwise
- Terrain: gravel path, trail, cement path, asphalt path, climb up rocks (support cable fixed to the rocks)
- Length: 5:00 hours moving time, 14.51 km
- Technical difficulty: easy on the main paths, moderate the first part on trail, difficult on the few meters of climbing (there are alternative ways)
- Physical difficulty: moderate
- Elevation gain: 972 m
- Altitude: 1019 - 1798 m
- Date and weather: september 2020, warm, overcast
- Starting point: big paid parking that gets full (€6), only coins (Francs and Euros), no bills no apps
- Water: numerous fountains and drinking troughs, numerous restaurants

NOTES
- Rating: Wonderful views on this crowded mountain route.
- Reference route: https://www.wikiloc.com/hiking-trails/ascension-a-rigi-kulm-5714054
- The last kms to the parking are through a mountain road, one car wide. You find cars in both directions and some cyclists.

Waypoints

PictographCar park Altitude 3,506 ft
Photo ofPaid Parking, fountain

Paid Parking, fountain

PictographIntersection Altitude 3,589 ft

Path right

PictographIntersection Altitude 3,911 ft

Straight on

PictographIntersection Altitude 4,084 ft

Uphill next to the fence

PictographFountain Altitude 4,363 ft

Fountain

PictographIntersection Altitude 4,484 ft

Trail right

PictographPanorama Altitude 4,677 ft

Panorama

PictographIntersection Altitude 4,726 ft

Right

PictographRisk Altitude 5,184 ft
Photo ofClimb up rocks with cable Photo ofClimb up rocks with cable

Climb up rocks with cable

PictographIntersection Altitude 5,542 ft

Left, better take right

PictographRisk Altitude 5,724 ft
Photo ofUse chain

Use chain

PictographSummit Altitude 6,055 ft
Photo ofSummit Photo ofSummit Photo ofSummit

Summit

PictographTrain stop Altitude 5,938 ft
Photo ofCable car Photo ofCable car

Cable car

PictographFountain Altitude 5,841 ft

Drinking trough

PictographFountain Altitude 5,382 ft

Drinking trough

PictographIntersection Altitude 5,005 ft

Path right

PictographFountain Altitude 4,958 ft

Drinking trough

PictographFountain Altitude 4,874 ft

Drinking trough

PictographFountain Altitude 4,526 ft

Drinking trough

PictographFountain Altitude 4,662 ft

Fountain

PictographTrain stop Altitude 4,866 ft

Train station

PictographIntersection Altitude 4,868 ft

Split right

PictographIntersection Altitude 4,963 ft

Trail right

PictographIntersection Altitude 3,756 ft

Split right

PictographIntersection Altitude 3,582 ft

Path right

PictographFountain Altitude 3,552 ft

Fountain

PictographPanorama Altitude 3,544 ft

Panorama

PictographIntersection Altitude 3,493 ft

Path left

PictographIntersection Altitude 3,528 ft

Left

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