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Gemsstock

Gemsstock, 6490 Andermatt, Switzerland

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About Gemsstock

Gemsstock is a mountain of the Swiss Lepontine Alps, overlooking Andermatt in the canton of Uri. A glacier named Gurschenfirn lies over its northern flanks. The Gemsstock is a subpeak of the higher Chastelhorn, lying approximately one-kilometre south-west. It is one of the main attraction in this area and a lot of tourists visits this place every year.



Attractions near Gemsstock

Pizzo Centrale2.68km from Gemsstock

Pizzo Centrale is an 11.6 kilometer out and back trail located near Airolo, Ticino, Switzerland that features a lake. It primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching. It is located on the border between the cantons of Uri and Ticino.

Andermatt-Sedrun Sports AG3.7km from Gemsstock

The Andermatt-Sedrun Sports AG, a subsidiary of Andermatt Swiss Alps AG, operates the ski areas Gemsstock, Nätschen-Gütsch-Schneehüenerstock and Sedrun-Oberalp under the name SkiArena Andermatt-Sedrun. With 120 kilometers of slopes, this is the largest ski area in Central Switzerland.

Piz Badus4.59km from Gemsstock

A beautiful and adventurous mountain which was located in the border of the cantons of Uri and Graubünden.  There is also a lake in this area. Adventure lovers can explore this area and is also suitable for sight seeing.

Gotthard-Strassentunnel5.46km from Gemsstock

The Gotthard Road Tunnel in Switzerland runs from Göschenen in the canton of Uri at its northern portal, to Airolo in Ticino to the south, and is 16.9 kilometers in length below the St Gotthard Pass, a major pass of the Alps. At the time of construction, in 1980, it was the longest road tunnel in the world. It is currently the ninth longest one.

Tomasee5.77km from Gemsstock

Lake Toma is regarded as the source of the Rhine, and this is the only place where the river that traverses four countries can be crossed with one step. The hike starts on the Oberalp Pass and crosses the valley southwards; then it climbs 350m to the enchanted mountain lake.

Gotthard-Strassentunnel5.8km from Gemsstock

The Gotthard Road Tunnel in Switzerland runs from Göschenen in the canton of Uri at its northern portal, to Airolo in Ticino to the south, and is 16.9 kilometres in length below the St Gotthard Pass, a major pass of the Alps. At the time of construction, in 1980, it was the longest road tunnel in the world; it is currently the fifth-longest. Although it is a motorway tunnel, part of the A2 from Basel to Chiasso, it consists of only one bidirectional tube with two lanes. With a maximum elevation

Where is Gemsstock

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The canton of Uri is one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland and a founding member of the Swiss Confederation. It is located in Central Switzerland. The canton's territory covers the valley of the Reuss between the St. Gotthard Pass and Lake Lucerne.