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View of Thal

View of Thal

The Thal Nature Park

The Thal Nature Park

Thal

Thal

Tour description

From the centre of Holderbank village, head towards Roggen. You will pass through a wide variety of forest sections with fantastic views throughout. The «Grien-Grube» Schattenberg offers a glimpse of the inside of the mountain. The highest point of the hike is the Roggenschnarz, after which one descends a small set of steps. As well as many vantage points, the route also passes the «Blüemlismatt» restaurant with the option of fine dining. Just before the end there is a steep descent to the junction with the Jacob's Ladder-Rinderweg nature trail in Egerkingen.


Sights:

- View of Balsthal and the valley at the white sedge beech forest
- «Grien-Grube» Schattenberg
- Roggenschnarz
- Schlosshöchi
- «Blüemlismatt» restaurant
- Jacob's Ladder


Variants

Variant A: direct ascent from the Schattenbergwald to the Roggenschnarz-Wishöchi ridge
Variant B: shortcut from the Blüemlismatt to Egerkingen


Note(s)

- This hike is particularly beautiful during »wild garlic season» from April to June!
- Some steep descents!
- Tip: Jacob's Ladder-Rinderweg nature trail above Egerkingen with 20 themed information panels.


Further stages

Juraweg Thal


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Places along the route: Holderbank - Roggenschnarz - Wishöchi - Schlosshöchi - Blüemlismatt - Flüeloch - Egerkingen


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Tour history (B02634)

First published: Freitag, 27. November 2009

Last updated: Dienstag, 27. Januar 2015

Tour published by: Presented by www.solothurn-city.ch

Tour characteristics

Distance: 13.3 km | Time requirement: 3½ h
Ascent: 504 m | Descent: 722 m
Highest point: 955 m.a.s.l.

Printing, information

See also

Region Solothurn Tourismus
Hauptgasse 69
CH-4500 Solothurn
Tel: +41 (0)32 626 46 46
Fax: +41 (0)32 626 46 47
Internet: www.solothurn-city.ch
E-Mail: info@solothurn-city.ch

Restaurant Blüemlismatt: www.bluemlismatt.ch
Bergrestaurant zur Alp: www.zuralp.ch