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Lake Arni

Route
Snowshoeing
Length
5.3 km
Travel time
2 ½ h
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In winter, there are two waymarked snowshoe hiking trails which lead you through the beautiful countryside on the snowy yet and sunny Arni plateau, high above the Reuss valley.

The trail around the lake is particularly suitable for beginners and leads across largely level terrain with gentle ups and downs. The additional loop (Alternative A) leads to the mountain chapel and via Torli to the Diessen fountain back to the upper terminus. The route is waymarked in blue.

More proficient snowshoe hikers use the right side of the lake trail and fork off at the end of the lake towards Mittel and Vorder Arni. From the upper terminus of the Vorder Arni aerial cableway, the trail leads to the Vorder Arni vantage point and via "Höll" back to the lake and the Intschi-Arni cableway terminus.

Note(s)
Snowshoe hire:
Restaurant Alpenblick, tel. +41 (0)41 883 03 42
Vorder Arni upper terminus, tel. + 41 (0)41 883 12 47

Highlight:
Those preferring to experience the gorgeous winter scenery without snowshoes will find a well-prepared path on the Arni.

See also
Uri Tourismus AG
Schützengasse 11
CH-6460 Altdorf
Tel. +41 (0)41 874 80 00
Fax +41 (0)41 874 80 01
Email: info@uri.info
Internet: www.uri.info

Andermatt-Urserntal Tourismus GmbH
Gotthardstrasse 2
CH-6490 Andermatt
Tel. +41 (0)41 888 71 00
Fax +41 (0)41 888 71 01
Email: info@andermatt.ch
Internet: www.andermatt.ch

Region Arnisee: www.arnisee.ch

Aerial cableway:
Intschi - Arnisee Tel: +41 (0)41 883 16 88
Amsteg - Arnisee Tel: +41 (0)41 883 12 47

Public transport:
Train: www.sbb.ch
PostBus: www.postauto.ch

Guesthouses and restaurants:
Restaurant Alpenblick Tel: +41 (0)41 883 03 42

Technical details

Tour type
Snowshoeing
Starting point
Intschi, Arni aerial cableway upper terminus
Difficulty
Easy
Condition
2 / 6
Ascent
176 m
Descent
176 m
Directions
Arni - Lake Arni - Mittel Arni - Vorder Arni - Höll - Lake Arni - Arni
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