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Pilatus Kulm

6010 Alpnach, Switzerland

1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks

About Pilatus Kulm

A massive mountain that overlooks theLucerene with several highest peaks and valleys.   The mountain has fortified radar and weather stations on the Oberhaupt summit, not open to the public view, and used all year round. It is also one of the famous trekking destinations in this area and also one of the beautiful tourist destinations



Attractions near Pilatus Kulm

Mount Pilatus0.06km from Pilatus Kulm

Consists of several peaks, of which the tallest stands 2,128 meters above sea level. The top can be reached through railways and cable cars.

Klimsenhorn0.6km from Pilatus Kulm

The Klimenshorn is a beautiful summit from the Pilatus. The view of Lake Lucerne is beautiful from up here. One of the most visited attractions in this area and It gives a nice view of the area.

Pilatus Railway3.11km from Pilatus Kulm

The Pilatus Railway is a mountain railway in Switzerland and is the steepest rack railway in the world, with a maximum gradient of 48% and an average gradient of 35%. The line runs from Alpnachstad, on Lake Lucerne, to a terminus near the Esel summit of Pilatus at an elevation of 2,073 m, which makes it the highest railway in the canton of Obwalden and the second highest in Central Switzerland after the Furka line.

Alpnachersee4.35km from Pilatus Kulm

The Alpnachersee is not an independent lake, but a branch of the Vierwaldstättersee. It lies in the two cantons of Nidwalden and Obwalden and is around 4.8 km long and 1.4 km wide. The southern flank of the Pilatus massif borders the northern bank. In particular, the Lopper slides like a bolt between the Alpnachersee and the Horwerbucht of the Vierwaldstättersee. The south-east bank mostly rises steeply to the Mueterschwanderberg or to the Rotzberg with the Rotzberg castle ruins.

Lopper4.43km from Pilatus Kulm

The Lopper, a mountain in the Swiss canton of Nidwalden, is a southeastern branch of the Pilatus. The Lopper forms a narrow peninsula to the Vierwaldstätter and Alpnachersee. Its ridge reaches a height of 961  m in the Haslihorn. Its flanks are unstable and drop steeply on both sides up to 500 meters to the lakes. It was one of the beautiful destinations in this area and also a good trekking destination too.

Mittaggüpfi5.25km from Pilatus Kulm

The Mittaggüpfi is a mountain of the Emmental Alps, located west of the mountain of Pilatus on the border between the Swiss cantons of Lucerne and Obwalden. The view from the top of the mountain is truly astonishing and also it is one of the main trekking destinations.

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Geographical center of Switzerland.