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Recommended by 31 out of 31 cyclists


  • Johanna

    At 2,046 meters you have reached the highest point of the pass. Even in summer, snow can still be here, so it is advisable to have appropriate clothing at hand. If you are still cold, you can warm up in one of the restaurants or overnight accommodations.

    The Rheinquelleninformation Center can also be found up here, as the Rhine rises only three kilometers away. A hiking trail leads you to the spring, if you feel like making a detour.

    There is also a train station on the Oberalp Pass. It lies on the railway line Andermatt-Disentis / Muster.

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    • October 12, 2018

  • Thomas

    If you have accommodation here, you'll get the guest card, which will allow you to travel for free on the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn and other aerial cableways, including the Schnee-Hühnerstock Express gondola lift, which also climbs up the mountain on the Oberalp Pass.It is easy to hike to the Rhein-Quelle, but it is not that easy. Surefootedness and good condition is mandatory. It is sometimes very steep uphill, over stone slabs and loose boulders.
    Downhill you can also go downhill with the Vorderrhein, sometimes uphill.
    Hiking route. about 14 km, time with breaks about 6h.

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    • September 22, 2019

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Location: Andermatt, Uri, Central Switzerland, Switzerland


  • Elevation2,090 m

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