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Walenstock Loop

Route
Trail Running
Length
23.1 km
Travel time
5h
Tour details
Tour details
Walenstock Loop
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On the official mountain running course, the route leads up to the Rugghubel Hut and on to Rotgrätli. On stony ground, over alpine meadows you cross the Bannalper-Schonegg and have a beautiful view of the Bannalp lake. Along the southern shore up to Walegg, from where a breathtaking view over the lower Engelberg valley awaits you. Via Walenalp one returns to the valley basin of Engelberg.

Technical details

Tour type
Trail Running
Starting point
Ristis
Point of arrival
Walegg
Difficulty
Medium
Condition
4 / 6
Ascent
1498 m
Descent
1501 m
Best Time of Year
July, August, September, October
Directions
Rugghubel, Rotgrätli, Bannalper-Schonegg, Urnerstafel, Walegg, Risits 
Author’s advice
The Tuifelsstei restaurant, the Bannalp lake and Walegg 
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Accessible by bus and train
No
Further information & links

Restaurant Tuifelstei: https://www.hotelcrystal.ch/restaurant/