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Tour description

The Melchtal valley and Melchsee-Frutt are ideal starting points for snowshoe tours. Located in the middle of a magical mountain setting with lots of snow and sunshine, this area offers something for everyone!

Our tour leads to Rotsandnollen, the highest summit in this area. Most of the way is along the base of the Hohmad-Barglen mountain range. Only after the hollow between Barglen and Rotsandnollen does the route continue along the peaks. The descent follows the loop to Tannalp.


Option A: Descent from the hollow between Barglen and Rotsandnollen – quite steep at first on the way to Heufrutt. From there you continue to Unter Boden and Stöckalp (distance: 6.2km / time needed: 3 hours / difficulty level: 4).


You can find descriptions of more Melchsee-Frutt snowshoe tours online.

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  • Ich bin selber Meinung wie Olivier Plaut ! Wir hatten auch viel länger. Wir waren fast die ganze Strecke im Neuschnee unterwegs. 15.2 KM
    Tendency: Diese Tour würde ich nochmals machen, aber ohne Bergbahn. Wir standen 2 Stunden in der Warteschlange :(
    Special: Retourweg: gerade noch rechtzeitig bei der Bahnstation angekommen und die letzte Bahn erwischt! Glück gehabt :-)

  • VORSICHT! Für 16.7 km lang und 848 Meter Höhedifferenz braucht man viel mehr als 5 h.30 !! Sonst ist das sehr schön.

Places along the route: Melchsee Frutt - Distelboden - Schnuer - Murmoltereneggen - Rotsandnollen - Murmoltereneggen - Tannalp - Diestelboden - Melchsee Frutt


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Tour history (B01453)

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: 16.7 km | Time requirement: 5½ h
Ascent: 848 m | Descent: 848 m
Highest point: 2700 m.a.s.l.

Difficulty WT3

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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 Melchsee-Frutt: www.melchsee-frutt.ch