Descent from the Hochflue slabs | Mountain hiking | Rigi Hochflue | Swiss Alpine Club SAC

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Descent from the Hochflue slabs Rigi Hochflue 1698 m

  • Difficulty
    T5
  • Descent
    0:20 h, 150 m

Route description

Top of the Hochflue slabs - Cliffbase (sector A)

From the exit of the two routes GürtelRose and AlteRose in sector A, first climb a few metres up on grassy steps, then descend right (eastwards) past the rappelling point on a tree (exit of the NeuRose route). Continue in an easterly direction a join the path that leads down over the summit roof. This can also be reache from the exits in sector B. Follow the path almost to the eastern end of the grass slope. A few meters before the rock break right (south) into a channel (blue marking; chain). This leads down to a grass band, which leads right back to the cliff base.

Variant: Top of Sector A - Bergweg Hochfue - Alp Egg

You can also ascend from the top of the routes in 10 mins to the main ridge line and join the mountain path leading directly back to Alp Egg.

Additional information

End point

Urmiberg, Bergstation (1128 m)

Informationen zur Seilbahn Brunnen–Urmiberg: www.urmiberg.ch/bergbahn/

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