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Tour description

The Furka Höhenweg (Swiss Regional Route Nr. 51) leads in two stages of Andermatt over the Furka pass to Oberwald. The stage Andermatt - Furka pass leads past the rocky south-eastern slopes of Urserental and grants keen sights to Hospental and Realp and the historic Furka steam train. Alpine flowers, moors and mountain streams lining the path on Tiefenbach up to the top of the pass. The Valais section of the Furka Höhenweg (Furkapass-Oberwald) is also part of the Four Headwaters Trail.

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Places along the route: Andermatt - Planggen - Lutersee - Blauseeli - Lochberg - Tiefenbach - Furka pass


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Tour history (B14026)

First published: Donnerstag, 21. März 2013

Last updated: Sonntag, 9. Oktober 2016

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

Tour characteristics

Distance: 22 km | Time requirement: 7¼ h
Ascent: 1666 m | Descent: 672 m
Highest point: 2461 m.a.s.l.

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Obergoms Tourismus AG
Furkastrasse 53
CH-3985 Münster
Tel.: +41 27 974 68 68
Fax: +41 27 974 68 69
E-Mail: tourismus@obergoms.ch
Internet: www.obergoms.ch

Wer die 2. Etappe im Anschluss macht, übernachtet am besten im Hotel Belvédère auf dem Furkapass, wo man ausserdem die Eisgrotte im Rhonegletscher besuchen kann.