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Spirstock

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  • Auf dem Spirstock, Hoch-Ybrig
    / Auf dem Spirstock, Hoch-Ybrig
    Photo: Ybrig Tourismus, Ybrig Tourismus
  • / Abendstimmung auf der Sternenegg
    Photo: Ybrig Tourismus
  • / Dorf Illgau
    Photo: Simona Rickenbacher (Stoos-Muotatal Tourismus GmbH), Schwyzer Wanderwege
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Hike from Illgau into the mountain world of the Ybrig with two viewpoints.
moderate
13.9 km
4:30 h
917 m
917 m
The hike starts in the village of Illgau and leads in the direction of Bergli to Fraumatt and then on to Feissi. On arrival at Nielenstock you take a circular route to Laucherenkappelen past the Spirstock vantage point and on towards Sternenegg.  From Sternenegg you walk down via Rieter back to the village of Illgau.

Author’s recommendation

Stop at the Restaurant Spirstock
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Author
Stoos-Muotatal Tourismus / Schwyzer Wanderwege
Updated: January 13, 2020
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,766 m
Lowest point
850 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Alp Sternenegg

Safety information

Surefootedness and good stamina.

Tips, hints and links

Please note the timetables of the Ried-Illgau cable car.

Start

In village Illgau (849 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.988427, 8.729399
DMS
46°59'18.3"N 8°43'45.8"E
UTM
32T 479422 5203913
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Destination

In village Illgau

Turn-by-turn directions

Illgau - Bergli - Fraumatt - Feissi - Nielenstock - Laucherenkappelen - Spirstock - Sternenegg - Rieter - Illgau

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public transport friendly

By train to Schwyz-Seewen station, then by bus to the valley station of the Ried-Illgau cable car (line 1 Schwyz - Muotathal).

Getting there

By car on the A4 to the Schwyz exit, then in the direction of Muotathal to the valley station of the Ried-Illgau cable car or by car in the direction of Muotathal to the valley station of the cable car and follow the signs to Illgau.

Parking

Parking is available at the bottom station of the Ried-Illgau aerial cableway and at the church.

Coordinates

DD
46.988427, 8.729399
DMS
46°59'18.3"N 8°43'45.8"E
UTM
32T 479422 5203913
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Informationen zur Wanderung finden Sie bei den folgenden Prospekten:

Wander-Panoramakarte und Ortspläne, Ortsplan Illgau

Author’s map recommendations

Weitere Informationen zur Wanderung finden Sie in der Schwyzer Wanderkarte:

Schwyzer Wanderkarte

Equipment

Hiking boots with a good profile or trekking shoes, rain jacket, drink, food, possibly poles.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
13.9 km
Duration
4:30h
Ascent
917 m
Descent
917 m
Public transport friendly Loop Refreshment stops available Summit route

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