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Stans - Rotz Gorge - Ennetmoos

Route
Cycling
Length
12.9 km
Travel time
approx. 1 ½ h
Tour details
Tour details
Stans  - Rotz Gorge - Ennetmoos
Hinterbach (Ennetmoos)
Photo: Christina Bucher, Nidwalden Tourismus
Stans  - Rotz Gorge - Ennetmoos
Winkelried Denkmal in Stans
Photo: Nidwalden Tourismus, Nidwalden Tourismus
Stans  - Rotz Gorge - Ennetmoos
Sicht von Stans auf den Pilatus
Photo: Christina Bucher, Nidwalden Tourismus
Stans  - Rotz Gorge - Ennetmoos
Stansstader Ried
Photo: Nidwalden Tourismus, Nidwalden Tourismus
Stans  - Rotz Gorge - Ennetmoos
Wegweiser beim Rotzloch
Photo: Nidwalden Tourismus, Nidwalden Tourismus
Stans  - Rotz Gorge - Ennetmoos
Eingang Rotzschlucht, Ennetmoos, Nidwalden
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Stans  - Rotz Gorge - Ennetmoos
Rotzschlucht, Ennetmoos, Nidwalden, lieblich und schroff zugleich
Photo: Nidwalden Tourismus, Nidwalden Tourismus
Stans  - Rotz Gorge - Ennetmoos
Eingang Rotzschlucht-Tunnel
Photo: Nidwalden Tourismus, Nidwalden Tourismus
Stans  - Rotz Gorge - Ennetmoos
Rotzschlucht-Tunnel
Photo: Christina Bucher, Nidwalden Tourismus
Stans  - Rotz Gorge - Ennetmoos
Drachenried mit Stanserhorn
Photo: Nidwalden Tourismus, Nidwalden Tourismus
Stans  - Rotz Gorge - Ennetmoos
Blick vom Mueterschwandenberg ins Dorf St. Jakob (Ennetmoos)
Photo: Christina Bucher, Nidwalden Tourismus
Stans  - Rotz Gorge - Ennetmoos
Hofladen Drachenried
Photo: Nidwalden Tourismus, Nidwalden Tourismus
Stans  - Rotz Gorge - Ennetmoos
Sonnenuntergang beim Allweg Denkmal
Photo: Christina Bucher, Nidwalden Tourismus
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This varied tour starts in Stans, cantonal capital of Nidwalden, and passes through the Rotz Gorge to charming Drachenried.
This varied tour starts in Stans, cantonal capital of Nidwalden, and passes through the Rotz Gorge to charming Drachenried.

Technical details

Tour type
Cycling
Starting point
Stans
Point of arrival
Stans
Difficulty
Easy
Condition
2 / 6
Ascent
400 m
Descent
17 m
Best Time of Year
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Directions
Start at Stans station. Then head for Rotzbergstrasse via Tottikonstrasse – Spichermatte – Länderpark. You are advised to dismount for the short steep section through the Rotz Gorge. Greeting you at the top is the charming countryside around Drachenried. The route then proceeds via St. Jakob back to Stans.
Safety information
Cyclists are warned not to linger in the Rotz Gorge due to the danger of falling rocks.
Equipment
Experienced MTB’ers will find the ride from Ennetmoos through the Rotz Gorge no problem. The tour can also be completed by MTB from Stans via Ennetmoos – Rotz Gorge - Rotzloch back to Stans.
Author’s advice
October 2017 witnessed the opening of a tunnel in the Rotz Gorge on safety grounds. Look out for a statue of St. Barbara in a niche in the rock at the upper tunnel entrance.
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Accessible by bus and train
No
Further information & links
For tourist information:

Nidwalden Tourism
Bahnhofplatz 2
6370 Stans
+41 41 610 88 33
infonidwalden.com

www.nidwalden.com

 

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