Tiefenseesattel - Elser Fürkele | Bludenz

Distance12,9 km

Elevation gain602 m

LevelModerate

Duration6:00 h

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Distance12,9 km

Elevation gain602 m

LevelModerate

Duration6:00 h

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Tiefenseesattel - Elser Fürkele | Bludenz

On service road from Muttersberg via Tiefenseesattel to Alpe Els. Steep path on Elser Fürkele. It is possible to climb the Stierkopf from here in a few minutes. From the forward projecting hilltop it is possible to enjoy stunning views into Klostertal and the wild Grubser ravine. Beyond Fürkele in a very steep gravel crevice downwards, along the dwarf pine slopes of the Katzenköpfe (interesting alpine flora on Heuberg) via obere and untere Furkla to the Muttersbergbahn valley station. Caution: Only suitable for practised walkers! Less practised walkers are advised to return to Muttersberg.

Author's recommendation

The descent via the Obere and Untere Furkla is only suitable for experienced hikers! For less experienced hikers it is recommended to return to the mountain station of the Muttersbergbahn.

Equipment

Ankle-high mountain boots with treaded soles, sun and rain protection, snack, filled water bottle and first aid kit. Hiking poles are recommended. Cell phone in case of emergency.

Route description

Start: Mountain station Muttersbergbahn

End: Valley station Muttersbergbahn

Muttersbergbahn valley station - Ascent with the Muttersbergbahn - Muttersbergbahn mountain station - Tiefenseesattel - Alpe Els - Elser Fürkele - Obere Furkla - Untere Furkla - Muttersbergbahn valley station.

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