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Winter hiking on Seebodenalp

Route
Winter Hiking
Length
2.1 km
Travel time
1 ½ h
Winter hiking on Seebodenalp
Photo: Schwyzer Wanderwege
Winter hiking on Seebodenalp
Luftseilbahn Küssnacht - Seebodenalp
Photo: RIGI BAHNEN AG, Gäste-Service Rigi
Winter hiking on Seebodenalp
Sicht Richtung Pilatus
Photo: Luftseilbahn Seebodenalp, Luftseilbahn Seebodenalp
Winter hiking on Seebodenalp
Kapelle Seebodenalp
Photo: Luftseilbahn Seebodenalp, Luftseilbahn Seebodenalp
Winter hiking on Seebodenalp
Winterwanderweg
Photo: Luftseilbahn Seebodenalp, Luftseilbahn Seebodenalp
Winter hiking on Seebodenalp
Photo: Rita Baggenstos, Schwyzer Wanderwege
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Seebodenalp - Alp Räb - Seebodenalp 

To escape from the foggy weather in the valley, a trip to Seebodenalp is recommended. True to the motto below grey - above blue. 

 

 

 

These wonderful winter hiking trails at the foot of the Rigi Kulm invite you to take a gateaway from the stress and hectic pace of daily life. Cosy mountain inns adorn the beautifully signposted route. The Räbalp alpine restaurant, the Holderenhütte and the Grodstübli will indulge you with local specialities and guarantee cosy places to stop for refreshments. The starting and ending  points are the mountain station of the Küssnacht-Seebodenalp cable car or the large car park, which is located directly next to the mountain station.

This easy winter hiking trail is suitable for young and old and offers unique deep views of the sea of fog.

Hints

You can find the up-to-date operating status of the railways and hiking trails here.

In order to let our next generation also enjoy the Queen of the Mountains, may we ask you to dispose of the waste at Rigi Stations. Thank you.

Technical details

Tour type
Winter Hiking
Starting point
Valley station/Parking Seebodenalp
Point of arrival
Valley station/Parking Seebodenalp
Difficulty
Easy
Condition
2 / 6
Ascent
54 m
Descent
1 m
Best Time of Year
January, February, March, December
Directions

Bergstation Seebodenalp (1020 m) - Alp Räb (1124 m) - Bergstation Seebodenalp (1020 m)

Safety information

Please always follow the marked winter hiking trails.

Equipment

High profile winter equipment are needed: hiking boots, rain jacket, drink, food and possibly walking sticks.

Author’s advice

I recommend you after this wonderful round tour, order a refreshing local Rigi beer in Hotel Seebodenalp 

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Good to know

Parking
Parking spaces at valley and mountain stations of Seebodenalp avaliable. Fees apply. 

Further information about arrival and parking

However, we recommend you to arrive by public transportations instead of cars: Lean back, enjoy and do something good for the environment.

Arrival / Return journey
Take the exit Küssnacht am Rigi on highway A4, follow signs to the village, then follow signs to Seebodenalp or to the cable car station Seebodenalp.
Accessible by bus and train
No
Public transport
Arrival is convenient by train and bus. Take the train to Küssnacht am Rigi, then the bus goes to the Küssnacht am Rigi cable car stop (Küssnacht Seilbahnstation). From there you can take the cable car to Seebodenalp.

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