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Lüsis Bike No. 475

Mountain Bike · Ferienregion Heidiland
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  • Blick von Lüsis auf den Walensee
    / Blick von Lüsis auf den Walensee
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  • / Einmalige Aussicht von der Alp Lüsis
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  • / Mountainbike auf der Alp Lüsis
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  • / Alp Lüsis - Eindrucksvolle Kulisse
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A fitness test with a reward: the short but steep bike tour leads from Walenstadt to the rewarding Lüsis vantage point, from where you can see almost the entire Lake Walen.
moderate
Distance 6.4 km
2:00 h
870 m
870 m

Author’s recommendation

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Author
Nadja Schlegel
Update: April 08, 2020
Difficulty
S1 moderate
Technique
Stamina
Landscape
Highest point
1,272 m
Lowest point
425 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Hotel Restaurant Churfirsten

Tips and hints

Start

Walenstadt, Bahnhof (426 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'742'180E 1'220'472N
DD
47.119960, 9.312400
DMS
47°07'11.9"N 9°18'44.6"E
UTM
32T 523697 5218542
w3w 
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Destination

Walenstadt, Bahnhof

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'742'180E 1'220'472N
DD
47.119960, 9.312400
DMS
47°07'11.9"N 9°18'44.6"E
UTM
32T 523697 5218542
w3w 
///brotherly.gladiators.fights
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass

Technical Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Phone / device holder as required  
  • Bike lock as required
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
S1 moderate
Distance
6.4 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
870 m
Descent
870 m
Refreshment stops available Scenic Linear route

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