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Gross Ruchen

Gross Ruchen, 6465 Silenen, Switzerland

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About Gross Ruchen

Gross Ruchen, A beautiful mountain which was 3138m located in central Switzerland. Climbing Gross Ruchen is one of the most spectacular and imposing ski tours in the central part of Switzerland. Eminently the ascent and descent through the "Ruch Chälen" dell. A long and ardous ski tour, which enjoys great popularity.



Attractions near Gross Ruchen

Gross Windgällen3.26km from Gross Ruchen

The Gross Windgällen is a 3,187 m high mountain in the Glarus Alps, overlooking the valley of the Reuss in the canton of Uri. The name Gross Windgällen derives from Gälle or gellen, meaning as much as wailing, shrilling, or whistling.

Düssi3.55km from Gross Ruchen

The Düssi is a mountain in the Glarus Alps in central Switzerland, located on the border between the cantons of Uri and Graubünden. Its massif separates the valleys of Maderanertal and Val Russein. The summit is also named Gross Düssi to distinguish it from a lower summit to the south named Chli Düssi .  The Düssi is surrounded by glaciers, the Ober Hüfifirn on its northern side. The largest on its south-eastern side is the Glatscher da Cavrein.

Schärhorn4.55km from Gross Ruchen

Gross Schärhorn 3295m is a famous mountain in Switzerland, in the canton Uri, located in the Uri Alps Group. It stands close by the Klausen Alpine pass and at the end of the Maderaner valley. Gross Schärhorn adjoins to the Glarus Alps and is in the middle of a delightsome "glacier world". It was a popular mountain in summer as well as in spring with ski.

Golzerensee4.65km from Gross Ruchen

A beautiful lake at Golzeren with a surface area of 5.7ha. This lake is popular for fishing and also so many tourists come here for picnic purposes. The surrounding was very clear and also convenient for children.

Maderanertal4.76km from Gross Ruchen

Uri’s Maderanertal is surrounded by rocky summits and glaciers but is softened by its grassy pastures, waterfalls, and wild berries. This is why this alpine valley is famous among tourists and the views from the summit are breathtaking.

Hüfi Glacier5.52km from Gross Ruchen

The Hüfi Glacier is a 7km long glacier situated in the Glarus Alps in the canton of Uri in Switzerland. In 1973 it had an area of 13.64km2. It is one of the beautiful places in this area and is also famous for its natural beauty.

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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.