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Winter hiking trail Fürggli - Golerberg

Winter Hiking · Ferienregion Heidiland
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  • Schöne Aussicht auf der Terrasse des Skihüttlis Golerberg
    / Schöne Aussicht auf der Terrasse des Skihüttlis Golerberg
    Photo: Stephan Meyer, Heidiland Tourismus AG
  • / Der Winterwanderweg verläuft oberhalb der Loipe Fürggli
    Photo: Stephan Meyer, Heidiland Tourismus AG
  • / Der gemütliche Winterwanderweg auf den Golerberg
    Photo: Stephan Meyer, Heidiland Tourismus AG
  • / Aussicht vom Golerberg
    Photo: Stephan Meyer, Heidiland Tourismus AG
  • / Blick ins Taminatal
    Photo: Stephan Meyer, Heidiland Tourismus AG
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On the St.Margrethenberg, the Pizalun is a popular destination in summer. In winter it is the Golerberg. Here, too, the view is the greatest reward.
moderate
Distance 5.4 km
1:30 h
151 m
151 m

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Stephan Meyer 
Update: February 01, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,485 m
Lowest point
1,334 m
Best time of year
Jan
Feb
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Rest Stop

Skihütte Golerberg
Berggasthaus Buura-Beizli
Stefis Bergwirtschaft

Tips and hints

Start

Fürggli, St. Margrethenberg (1,333 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'758'135E 1'202'662N
DD
46.956195, 9.516358
DMS
46°57'22.3"N 9°30'58.9"E
UTM
32T 539288 5200425
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Destination

Fürggli, St. Margrethenberg

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Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'758'135E 1'202'662N
DD
46.956195, 9.516358
DMS
46°57'22.3"N 9°30'58.9"E
UTM
32T 539288 5200425
w3w 
///reporters.transmit.selling
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Winter Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots appropriate for winter use (B1+ recommended)
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Water- and windproof mountaineering jacket and trousers with ankle adjustment or separate gaiters
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Water- and windproof gloves plus thin fleece inner gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Winter Hiking

  • Hiking poles fitted with snow baskets
  • Trail ‘spike’ crampons at minimum and a basic ice axe are recommended when covering steeper terrain
  • 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
moderate
Distance
5.4 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
151 m
Descent
151 m
Out and back Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Groomed snow
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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