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Tell Trail stage 1: Altdorf - Muotathal

Route
Hiking Trail
Length
22.3 km
Travel time
5 ½ h
Tour details
Tour details
Tell Trail stage 1: Altdorf - Muotathal
Klettersteig Biel
Photo: Uri Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Tell Trail stage 1: Altdorf - Muotathal
Aussicht auf Altdorf
Photo: Uri Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Tell Trail stage 1: Altdorf - Muotathal
Dorf Bürglen
Photo: Uri Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Tell Trail stage 1: Altdorf - Muotathal
Telldenkmal in Altdorf
Photo: Uri Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
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The first stage of the Tell Trail starts at Altdorf and follows the Via Suworow over the Chinzig pass through the Wängi valley into the Muotathal valley.
Arrival in Altdorf and baggage drop. By post bus to Bürglen and cable car up to Ruogig. The first section of the Tell Trail takes you along the Via Suworow over the Chinzig pass. The Chinzigpass delights with bizarre rock formations and the view of the Alpine chain in the Chinz and Hüri valleys. The trail continues through the Wängi valley, framed by peaks, and then along the Hüribach stream to the Muotathal valley.

 

Walking time: 5.5 hours | Distance: 18 km (not including cable car or bus) | Total elevation gain: 556 m (including cable car/bus: 1,636 m) | Total elevation loss: 1,468 m

Technical details

Tour type
Hiking Trail
Starting point
Tell Monument, Altforf
Point of arrival
Muotathal village
Difficulty
Medium
Condition
3 / 6
Ascent
556 m
Descent
1468 m
Best Time of Year
June, July, August, September, October
Directions
Arrival in Altdorf and baggage drop. By post bus to Bürglen and cable car up to Ruogig. The first section of the Tell Trail takes you along the Via Suworow over the Chinzig pass. The Chinzigpass delights with bizarre rock formations and the view of the Alpine chain in the Chinz and Hüri valleys. The trail continues through the Wängi valley framed by peaks and then along the Hüribach stream into the Muotathal valley
Safety information
T3: demanding mountain hiking. 

 

• Good surefootedness

• Average navigation skills

• Elementary alpine experience

Equipment
Sturdy footwear.
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Good to know

Parking
Verschiedene Parkmöglichkeiten in der Stadt Luzern. 
Accessible by bus and train
Yes
Public transport

Mit dem Zug bis nach Flüelen, von dort den Bus bis zum Telldenkmal in Altdorf. 

Oder mit dem Tellbus direkt von Luzern nach Altdorf. 

Further information & links
This stage is part of the long-distance Tell Trail, which runs through the whole of Central Switzerland in eight stages.

 

Further information on the Tell Trail: www.luzern.com/telltrail