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Timpel hike

Regional hiking trail · Lake Lucerne
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  • Luftseilbahn Brunnen – Urmiberg.
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This scenic and challenging hike offers you a variety from straight stretches to steep slopes over hill and dale. 
difficult
Distance 5.6 km
3:00 h
959 m
262 m
The hike begins with a slight incline at the valley station of the Urmiberg, cable car (436 m a.s.l.) to Dörfli (600 m a.s.l.). Then you walk on a straight line to Bärfallen (851 m a.s.l.). From Bärfallen the trail goes steeply uphill to Egg (1288 m above sea level). Then you walk leisurely past the Gottertli (1396 m above sea level), where you can enjoy a breathtaking view of Lake Lucerne and the surrounding mountains. Continue to the mountain station of the Urmiberg, cable car (1128 m above sea level). Finally, treat yourself to a break in the Urmiberg restaurant.

 

 

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Update: June 10, 2021
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,395 m
Lowest point
436 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Restaurant Timpelweid

Tips and hints

Information on the Urmiberg cable car timetable can be found here.

Start

Urmiberg mountain station (436 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'687'757E 1'206'156N
DD
47.000659, 8.592521
DMS
47°00'02.4"N 8°35'33.1"E
UTM
32T 469021 5205317
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Destination

Urmiberg mountain station

Turn-by-turn directions

Brunnen - Dörfli - (Bärfallen) - Egg - Urmiberg

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

By train to Brunnen railway station, then take bus line 502, getting off at the stop Brunnen, Seilb. Urmiberg.

You can find the departure times from Brunnen Bahnhof here.

Getting there

Take A4 to Schwyzerstrasse/Route 2/Route 8 in Ingenbohl, take A4/E41 exit 40-Weggis. Follow route 2b to Schillerweg.

Parking

Muotaplatz

Muota car park tariff: 1h free / 2h CHF 0.50 / 3h CHF 1.00 / 4h CHF 2.00 / 5h CHF 3.00 / 6h CHF 4.00 / 7h - 24h CHF 5.00 from 25 h, per additional hour CHF +0.20 no parking restriction.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'687'757E 1'206'156N
DD
47.000659, 8.592521
DMS
47°00'02.4"N 8°35'33.1"E
UTM
32T 469021 5205317
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Hiking shoes with good tread or trekking shoes, rain jacket, drink, food, possibly poles.

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
5.6 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
959 m
Descent
262 m
Scenic Refreshment stops available Cableway ascent/descent Summit route

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