Blick auf die Alpen

Blick auf die Alpen



Verzweigung am Seealpsee

Verzweigung am Seealpsee

Berggasthäuser am Seealpsee

Berggasthäuser am Seealpsee

Blick zurück auf den Seealpsee und den Säntis

Blick zurück auf den Seealpsee und den Säntis

Tour description

There is a car park between the two inns in Wasserauen where a signpost marks the mountain trail branching off to the left. After a short stroll through the alpine meadow, an ascent will take you through the Huttentobel ravine. In the green beech forest the trickling sounds of the mountain stream will accompany you up to «Alp Hütten», where the view opens up to reveal a magnificent mountain landscape. Then enjoy a pleasant walk to «Alp Waldhütte», where you'll enjoy a view of Säntis, the highest mountain in the Alpstein massif. In the meantime, you'll have hardly noticed that the picturesque Seealpsee lake lies right before you. Take a relaxing stroll around the lake, walking along the left side of the shore, and see the countless little alpine huts scattered at the base of the large «Seealp». On the other side of the lake, walk until you reach the lake's outlet. Two cosy mountain inns invite you to come in and stay a while. More sentimental walkers will also enjoy a pleasant cable car ride surrounded by the magnificent mountain backdrop. In a sparse forest along the lake, almost hidden from view, you’ll see the Bruder Klaus mountain chapel. Make your descent along the overhanging rock face to Chobel. The ravine of the «Schwendibach» stream lies below you to the right. The trail goes past Appenzell's water and power plant, and into the valley to Wasserauen.


Mountain inns: Seealpsee, Forelle. Alpenrose and Bahnhof Wasserauen in Wasserauen

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Places along the route: Wasserauen - Hütten - walk around the Seealpsee lake («rond-omm») - Chobel - Wasserauen


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Tour history (B02638)

First published: Mittwoch, 2. Dezember 2009

Last updated: Freitag, 4. März 2016

Tour published by: GPS-Tracks.com powered by Outdooractive GmbH

Tour characteristics

Distance: 7.4 km | Time requirement: 2¼ h
Ascent: 352 m | Descent: 352 m
Highest point: 1213 m.a.s.l.

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