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A high-altitude hike (multi-day tour)

Route
Hiking Trail
Length
23.2 km
Travel time
approx. 8 ½ h
Tour details
Tour details
A high-altitude hike (multi-day tour)
Ächerli - Stanserhorn
Photo: Roland Baumgartner (Nidwalden Tourismus), Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
A high-altitude hike (multi-day tour)
Baumpilze
Photo: Nidwalden Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
A high-altitude hike (multi-day tour)
Views of Wirzweli
Photo: Roland Baumgartner (Nidwalden Tourismus), Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
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Ennetmoos – Bluematt – Wiesenberg – Wirzweli – Diegisbalm – Bielen – Grafenort
Around the Stanserhorn to Wirzweli (overnight stay). The next day on the Panoramaweg over the Engelberg valley to Diegisbalm and Bielen. With the cable car down to Grafenort.

Technical details

Tour type
Hiking Trail
Starting point
Allweg, Ennetmoos
Point of arrival
Grafenort
Difficulty
Medium
Condition
4 / 6
Ascent
1550 m
Descent
1000 m
Best Time of Year
June, July, August, September, October
Directions
At the beginning we circle the Stanserhorn. The start for this multi-day tour is the Allweg Chapel. On small forest roads and through the forest we reach "Bluematt" and via "Ahornhütte" in a big zigzag to "Blatti" on the Stanserhorn ridge. Then 500m down to Wiesenberg. In the Wirzweli area there are various overnight accommodations. The next morning is less strenuous, on the high-altitude hike over the western Engelberg valley we reach Diegisbalm and Bielen. The cable car finally takes us down to the valley, it takes half an hour to the Grafenort train station.
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Accessible by bus and train
No
Further information & links
The time calculation includes the descent with the Bielen-Bahn.