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Oberiberg - Furggelen

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The signposted snowshoe routes are permitted in the Ibergeregg nature reserve.
moderate
Distance 3.7 km
2:10 h
437 m
11 m
Oberiberg, Tschalun - Petersboden - Heikenhütte - Leimgütsch - Furggelen
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Author
Stoos-Muotatal Tourismus GmbH / Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Update: July 06, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,536 m
Lowest point
1,099 m
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Rest Stop

Restaurant Sager
Restaurant Bar Musfalle

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 (1,098 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'701'434E 1'210'764N
DD
47.040153, 8.773358
DMS
47°02'24.6"N 8°46'24.1"E
UTM
32T 482782 5209651
w3w 
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Destination

Furggelen

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

From Oberiberg: Parking at Müller's Posthotel

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'701'434E 1'210'764N
DD
47.040153, 8.773358
DMS
47°02'24.6"N 8°46'24.1"E
UTM
32T 482782 5209651
w3w 
///crusaders.obeyed.acclaimed
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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

Basic Equipment for Snow Shoe Walking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots appropriate for winter use (B1+ recommended)
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Water- and windproof mountaineering jacket and trousers with ankle adjustment or separate gaiters
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Water- and windproof gloves plus thin fleece inner gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Snow Shoe Walking

  • Hiking poles fitted with snow baskets
  • Snowshoes  
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
3.7 km
Duration
2:10 h
Ascent
437 m
Descent
11 m
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