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Federihüttli

Federihüttli

Federihüttli

Federihüttli

Federihüttli

Federihüttli

View to the Federispitz

View to the Federispitz

Federigrat

Federigrat

View of the Federispitz to the Lake of Walen

View of the Federispitz to the Lake of Walen

Alp Obernäten

Alp Obernäten

Tour description

As soon as one arrives in this village with its 3500 residents, the direction of the hiking route becomes obvious. One cannot miss the Federimassiv – the goal of the hike.

Starting at the Schänis railway station, one walks along the main road toward the village center, leaving this road after approx. 150 meters, at the Rathausplatz. At the Rathaus fountain the route wends its way between rows of houses, crosses through a new group of buildings and is already through the most heavily populated part of the village. Now all one has to do is follow the yellow hiking signposts to Ledi (520m) – Wasserhüttli – Federi-Seilbahnstation – Federiwald – Federihüttli – Federigrat - Federispitz.

From Federispitz you’ll descend the east side of the mountain by taking the path down to Alp Obernäten – Schwanten at the Federigrat (1701m) signpost, instead of returning to the Federihüttli. You’ll reach the Schänis Bergstrasse and follow it into Schänis village.


Variants

Alternative A: start at the Obermatt parking lot (reached by car via Rufi) and hike via Beischnaten to the Federiwald. The descent is the same as the ascent (total walking distance: 9 km / altitude difference: 1125 m / time: 4 hrs).


Note(s)

The Federihüttli is open every weekend from Whitsuntide to the end of October, under the auspices of the «Federiclub», and even every day during the summer school vacation. The view of the Linth area is superb!
You can also stay overnight. Tel: +41 (0)55 615 14 41 or, when no one is there, President Kurt Schoch, +41 (0)55 615 27 48.


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Places along the route: Schänis - Federihüttli - Federigrat - Federispitz - Federigrat - Obernäten - Schwanten - Schänis


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Tour history (B01085)

First published: Montag, 16. Juli 2007

Last updated: Dienstag, 8. April 2014

Tour published by: Presented by www.zuerich.com

Tour characteristics

Distance: 15.7 km | Time requirement: 7 h
Ascent: 1512 m | Descent: 1512 m
Highest point: 1865 m.a.s.l.

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See also

Zürichsee Tourismus
CH-8640 Rapperswil
Tel: +41 (0)55 220 57 57
E-Mail: zuerichsee@zuerich.com
Internet: www.zuerich.com