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Walensee Bike No. 476

Mountain Bike · Ferienregion Heidiland
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  • Genuss pur oberhalb des Walensees
    / Genuss pur oberhalb des Walensees
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  • / Panorama mit Churfirsten und Walensee
    Photo: Heidiland Tourismus AG
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A bike tour for bon vivants on the south side of Lake Walen with views of the fjord-like lake and the imposing Churfirsten on the other side.
moderate
Distance 26.4 km
3:30 h
809 m
809 m

Author’s recommendation

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Author
Adrian Pfiffner 
Update: April 08, 2020
Difficulty
S1 moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,039 m
Lowest point
422 m
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Rest Stop

Hotel Restaurant Churfirsten
Knobelboden Hotel and Restaurant
Hotel Gemsli
sagibeiz & sagisteg
Hotel Restaurant Schiffahrt

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Walenstadt, Bahnhof (425 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'742'186E 1'220'488N
DD
47.120103, 9.312481
DMS
47°07'12.4"N 9°18'44.9"E
UTM
32T 523703 5218558
w3w 
///coasted.crows.issued

Destination

Walenstadt, Bahnhof

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'742'186E 1'220'488N
DD
47.120103, 9.312481
DMS
47°07'12.4"N 9°18'44.9"E
UTM
32T 523703 5218558
w3w 
///coasted.crows.issued
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
26.4 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
809 m
Descent
809 m
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