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Snowshoeing recommended route

Furggelen - Holzegg

Snowshoeing · Switzerland
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You can get in from Oberiberg direction Furggelen or from Brunni direction Furggelen.

The signposted snowshoe routes are permitted in the Ibergeregg nature reserve.

difficult
Distance 8.5 km
4:30 h
569 m
285 m
1,583 m
1,118 m
(Oberiberg, Tschalun / Brunni, Hotel Brunni) - Furggelen - Schindleneggen - Halbegg - Talstat. Skilift - Müsliegg (ab Müsliegg auf Winterwanderweg) - Stäglerenegg - Holzegg
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Update: May 05, 2022
Difficulty
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Highest point
1,583 m
Lowest point
1,118 m
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Rest stops

Alpwirtschaft Zwäcken
Skihaus Holzegg
Berggasthaus Holzegg

Safety information

For your safety - stay on the route!

SVS snow shoe routes are marked, signposted, safe from avalanches and nature-friendly.

Order snowshoe maps from the Swiss Snowshoe Association (www.s-v-s.ch) 

Attention:
Leave the route forbidden in the nature reserve and hunting ban area!

Tips and hints

For the sake of the wildlife:   

  • Attention: Please respect the recommended game rest zone.    In winter, wild animals need quiet retreats to survive.   
  • Please stay on the route so that the wildlife is not disturbed.   
  • Please keep your dog on a leash.

http://www.mythenregion.ch/fileadmin/Files/Documents/Ibergeregg/Schneeschuhkarte.pdf

Start

Oberiberg (Spätzeren) or Brunni (1,118 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'701'288E 1'210'937N
DD
47.041727, 8.771481
DMS
47°02'30.2"N 8°46'17.3"E
UTM
32T 482640 5209826
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Destination

Holzegg

Note

Nature protection area Ibergeregg: December 01 - March 31
all notes on protected areas

Public transport

From Schwyz by bus to Rickenbach - Ibergeregg - Oberiberg

From Einsiedeln by bus to Gross - Euthal - Unter- Oberiberg

Getting there

A4 exit Schwyz - Rickenbach - Ibergeregg - Oberiberg

A3 direction Feusisberg - Biberbrugg - Gross - Euthal - Unter-Oberiberg

Parking

At Müller's Posthotel

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'701'288E 1'210'937N
DD
47.041727, 8.771481
DMS
47°02'30.2"N 8°46'17.3"E
UTM
32T 482640 5209826
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Equipment

Recommended equipment for snowshoe sportsmen:   

  • Snowshoes, winter shoes (good hiking boots), depending on weather conditions wind jacket, sweater, gloves, cap, sunglasses, gaiters and walking sticks.   
  • For longer tours rucksack with drink and catering   
  • We recommend map 1:25000, compass, if available GPS   
  • Pocket pharmacy and any required medication

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
8.5 km
Duration
4:30 h
Ascent
569 m
Descent
285 m
Highest point
1,583 m
Lowest point
1,118 m
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