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Mountain scenery of Ratzi

Mountain scenery of Ratzi

Snowshoe hiking trail Ratzi

Snowshoe hiking trail Ratzi

Mountain scenery of Ratzi

Mountain scenery of Ratzi

Tour description

Be enchanted by a snowshoe hiking tour through the snowed-in countryside on the Ratzi. Romantic starlit nights invite just as much to dreaming as magical wintery days.
From the top station Ratzi, you take the road as far as the top station of the cablecar Tristel. It is here that the ascent begins on a well marked hiking trail through the forest and the wonderful winter scenery towards the Älpeli. The altitude difference Tristel-Älpeli is about 100 m. From the highest point (1,681 m), the trail leads downwards to the hamlet Ratzismatt, the mountain restaurant Ratzi and to the top station of the cablecar Spiringen-Ratzi. In good weather and snow conditions, you have the possibility (Alternative A) to reach the Biel by walking along the road, but please remember to pay attention to the danger of avalanches.


Alternative A: Ratzi - Biel (Distance: 3.8 km / Hiking time: 1.75 h)


Snowshoe hiring::
Berggasthaus Ratzi, tel. +41 (0)41 879 13 30
Berggasthaus Biel, tel.+ 41 (0)41 870 25 44
Berggasthaus Skihaus Edelweiss, tel. +41 (0) 41 870 26 62

Winter hiking trail:
The primed winter hiking trail leads form the skiing area Ratzi to the skiing area Biel-Kinzig. The winter trail is 6 km long and a section of the «Schächentaler Höhenweg» (hiking trail high above the Schächen valley), which you can also marvel at in winter with its wonderful panorama.

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Places along the route: Ratzi - Feldmis - Tristel - Gross Obermatt - Älpeli - Biegeliberg - Ratzi


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Tour history (B01400)

First published: Donnerstag, 17. Januar 2008

Last updated: Freitag, 24. Januar 2014

Tour published by: Presented by www.uri.info

Tour characteristics

Distance: 4.4 km | Time requirement: 2¼ h
Ascent: 180 m | Descent: 180 m
Highest point: 1681 m.a.s.l.

Difficulty WT2

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See also

Uri Tourismus AG
Schützengasse 11
CH-6460 Altdorf
Tel. +41 (0)41 874 80 00
Fax +41 (0)41 874 80 01
Email: info@uri.info
Internet: www.uri.info

Region Ratzi: www.ratzi.ch

Community Spiringen Tourismus: www.spiringen.ch

Cable car:
Spiringen - Ratzi Tel: +41 (0)41 879 12 32 / www.ratzi.ch
Spiringen - Chipfen - Tristel Tel: +41 (0)41 879 13 22

Bus: www.postauto.ch

Guesthouses and restaurants:
Berggasthaus Ratzi Tel: +41 (0)41 879 13 30 / www.ratzi-berggasthaus.ch
Schneehäsli Bar: www.schneehaesli.ch