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Tour description

This tour starts in lovely Maria-Rickenbach, a pilgrim destination and place of tranquility and power. From Brändlisboden the tour heads up into the pastures of Beckenriederalp. A stop at the Brisenhaus is practically a must. With its modern plumbing, it’s a comfortable lodge with room for 55 people to sleep. It also serves meals. This is where many hikers meet as they make their way to Glattigrat. Our tour also runs along here, but then it continues to the technically more difficult Risetenstock. The final climb to the summit is quite steep. The descent is also quite steep until you reach Hinter Jochli. After that, the Chälenegg ski lift will take you to Tannibüel, where a short climb to Klewenalp awaits you.


Variants

Option A: Descent from Hinter Jochli via Bolgen to Gitschenen, Isenthal (distance: 3km / altitude difference: -567m / time needed: 1.5 hours)
Option B: Descent from Tannibüel via Twäregg to Stockhütte (distance: 3km / altitude difference: 63m / time needed: 2 hours)
Option C: Detour from Hinter Jochli to Schwalmis (distance: 1km / altitude difference: 151m / time needed: 1.25 hours / difficulty level: 3-4)


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Places along the route: Niederrickenbach - Ahorn - Brändlisboden - Brisenhaus - Glattigrat - Risetenstock - Hinter Jochli - Büel - Tannibüel - Klewenalp


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Tour history (B01459)

First published: Montag, 11. April 2011

Last updated: Mittwoch, 27. April 2011

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

Tour characteristics

Distance: 10.8 km | Time requirement: 7½ h
Ascent: 1218 m | Descent: 1218 m
Highest point: 2290 m.a.s.l.

Difficulty WT4

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See also

SAC-Schneeschuh-Tourenführer Zentralschweiz
Vom Brienzer- zum Zürichsee
David Coulin
Schweizer Alpen-Club SAC (2007), www.sac-verlag.ch

Region Niederrickenbach: www.maria-rickenbach.ch
Region Klewenalp: www.klewenalp.ch
Region Gitschenen: www.gitschenen.ch
Seilbahn St.Jakob-Gitschenen, Tel: +41 (0)41 878 11 33

Brisenhaus:
Tel: +41 (0)41 628 18 91
E-Mail: brisenhaus@bluewin.ch

Stockhuette:
Tel: +41 (0)41 620 53 63
Internet: www.stockhuette.ch