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Culinary Hike "5 Lakes Pizol" (sporty)

Expeditions · Ferienregion Heidiland
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  • 4 Wanderer auf der 5-Seen-Wanderung
    / 4 Wanderer auf der 5-Seen-Wanderung
    Photo: Ivan Purcell, Heidiland Tourismus AG
  • / Blick auf den Wildsee
    Photo: Sereina Jost, Heidiland Tourismus AG
  • / 5-Seen-Wanderung am Pizol
    Photo: Sereina Jost, Heidiland Tourismus AG
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Available until October 24, 2021
Enjoy a picnic at one of the most beautiful mountain hikes in Switzerland. If you do not know the 5-lake hike and you like to hike a few hours and altitude, you should not miss this tour under any circumstances.
ITINERARY
  • Start in Wangs
  • Ride with gondola and chair lifts to Pizolhütte
  • Start at Wangsersee (lake no. 1 at the Pizolhütte)
  • Ascent to Wildsee (lake no. 2)
  • short descent to Schottensee (lake no. 3)
  • Ascent and descent to Schwarzsee (lake no. 4)
  • Descent to Lake Bashalvasee (lake no. 5)
  • Descent to Gaffia chairlift station
  • Journey down to the valley Wangs

Tour details

  • Time requirement: 5-6 hours (pure hiking time: 4-5 hours)
  • Distance: 10 km
  • Altitude difference: +750m / -1100m
  • Level of difficulty: demanding

Included services

  • Mountain railway ticket from Wangs
  • Picnic from local products
  • Backpack and picnic blanket (on loan)

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Terms

We recommend to start the tour at 10.00 a.m. at the latest.

Public transport

Take the train to Sargans. Then take the bus in direction Wangs until the bus stop "Talstation Pizol Wangs".

Getting there

Highway exit Mels. Follow the signs to "Pizol".

Parking

There are plenty of parking spaces available at the valley station in Wangs.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'751'548E 1'210'608N
DD
47.029184, 9.432492
DMS
47°01'45.1"N 9°25'57.0"E
UTM
32T 532862 5208498
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