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Göscheneralpsee

Göscheneralpsee, 6487 Göschenen, Switzerland

Lake/ River/ Ponds

About Göscheneralpsee

The Göscheneralpsee is 1792 meters above sea level in the municipality of Göschenen in the canton of Uri. The lake has a maximum depth of 100 meters. The massive dam of the lake is considered to be the highest rock embankment in Switzerland. It is one of the picturesque locations in Uri and a lot of tourists have been attracted to this place.



Attractions near Göscheneralpsee

Damma Glacier3.38km from Göscheneralpsee

The Damma Glacier is a 2 km long glacier situated in the Urner Alps in the canton of Uri in Switzerland. In 1973 it had an area of 5.09 km². It is one of the beautiful places in this area suitable for trekking and also gives some beautiful views of this area.

Dammastock4.86km from Göscheneralpsee

The Dammastock is the highest mountain in the Urner Alps in Switzerland and is part of the Winterberg massif. Its summit ridge forms the border between the cantons of Uri and the Valais. It is the highest summit in the canton of Uri. The tripoint between the cantons of Berne, Valais, and Uri lies near the Eggstock, north of the Dammastock. Politically, the Dammastcok is split between the municipalities of Göschenen and Obergoms.

Salbitschijen5.2km from Göscheneralpsee

Salbitschijen 2981 m is a granite peak belonging to the Urner Alps and overlooking Göschenental in the Swiss district of Uri, central Switzerland. This group is famous in reason of its compact and fine granite, which can stand comparison with M. Blanc. Although Salbitschjen is probably one of the most visited mountains by rock climbers in central Switzerland, it can hardly be seen from other peaks. It is surrounded by many higher and more impressive mountains like Dammastock, Fleckistoch, Susten

Urseren5.25km from Göscheneralpsee

A beautiful valley which was located in the Upper Ruess. The valley was in possession of Disentis Abbey from 800. It was colonized by Walser settlers prior to the 12th century. It was one of the picturesque locations in this area. The view from this area is truly wonderful and it attracts a lot of tourists here.

Galenstock6.32km from Göscheneralpsee

The Galenstock is the fourth highest mountain in the Urner Alps in Switzerland. Its summit ridge lies on the border between the cantons of Uri and the Valais.  It was first climbed by Eduard Desor, Daniel Dollfuss, Sr., and Daniel Dollfuss, Jr., with guides H. Währen, M. Bannholzer, P. Brigger and H. Jaun on 18 August 1845.

Sustenhorn6.39km from Göscheneralpsee

Sustenhorn is one of the most frequently visited mountains between the Bernese Oberland and Central Switzerland, due to its altitude and superb view and due to its multiple access from three sides. It is one of the ideal locations for rock climbing and also for other adventure activities. The mountain is about 3502 meters high and the views from the top are truly astonishing.

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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.