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Tour description

This tour takes you way up to the highest point in Canton Zug. The hike starts leisurely at the top station of the Zugerberg funicular railway. From there you follow the elegant, extended ridge of the Zugerberg as far as Zuger Alpli. Fortify yourself here now for the steep ascent to the Wildspitz. Your effort will be rewarded with an incredible view of the valley of Schwyz, the Aegeri valley, Lake Zug and the surrounding alpine scenery. Enjoy a well-earned lunch in the Wildspitz restaurant and drink in the beauty of your surroundings.

Zug > Schönegg (by bus) - Zugerberg (by funicolar) - Buschenchappeli - Zuger Alpli - Wildspitz
Following possibilities available for the descent:
- 1. Wildspitz - Hinter Gwandelen - Halsegg - Geissfarren - Hürital - Cholerhöchi - Rossalmig - Brandhöchi - Bomerhüttli - Meisbühl - Unterägeri (by bus back to Zug)
- 2. Wildspitz - Hinter Gwandelen - Halsegg - Eigenstall - Riedmatt - Sattel station (Variation A)


Places of interest:

- Restaurant Zugerberg
- Restaurant Hintergeissboden
- Restaurant Pfaffenboden
- Restaurant Zuger Alpli
- Restaurant Wildspitz
- Barbecue places en route
- Lovely lake-bathing areas and clock golf in Unterägeri


Variants

Variation A: Wildspitz - Halsegg - Sattel (hiking time: 2 h)


Note(s)

A demanding hike, allow enough time for it!


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Places along the route: Zug - Zugerberg - Zuger Alpli - Wildspitz - Halsegg - Unterägeri - Zug


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Tour history (B01817)

First published: Dienstag, 31. März 2009

Last updated: Mittwoch, 11. Juni 2014

Tour published by: Presented by www.zug-tourismus.ch

Tour characteristics

Distance: 22.2 km | Time requirement: 6¼ h
Ascent: 985 m | Descent: 985 m
Highest point: 1571 m.a.s.l.

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See also

ZUG TOURISMUS
Reisezentrum Zug
Bahnhofplatz
CH-6304 Zug
Tel: +41 (0)41 723 68 00
Fax: +41 (0)41 723 68 10
E-Mail: tourism@zug.ch
Internet: www.zug-tourismus.ch

Bus & train connections : www.sbb.ch oder www.zvb.ch

Restaurants:
Restaurant Zugerberg: www.restaurant-zugerberg.ch
Restaurant Hintergeissboden: www.hintergeissboden.ch
Restaurant Pfaffenboden: ww.pfaffenboden.ch
Restaurant Zuger Alpli: www.zugeralpli.ch
Restaurant Wildspitz: www.wildspitz-zug.ch