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Gemsfairenstock - Things to Know Before Visiting

Gemsfairenstock, 8783 Spiringen, Switzerland

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About Gemsfairenstock

The Gemsfairenstock is a mountain of the Glarus Alps, located on the border between the Swiss cantons of Uri and Glarus. It lies east of the Klausen Pass, on the range east of the Clariden. A trail leads to its summit via the western ridge.


Attractions Near Gemsfairenstock

Clariden
Clariden4.1km from Gemsfairenstock

Clariden is a very popular ski mountain because it is centrally located between the 2 main Swiss highways that cross the Alps: Gotthard and Bernardino. It attracts so many tourists here and it is one of the centres for adventure sports.

Klausen Pass
Klausen Pass4.81km from Gemsfairenstock

The Klausen Pass is an incredibly scenic drive in the Central Swiss Alps connecting Altdorf in the canton of Uri with Linthal in the canton of Glarus. It might not be among the highest alpine passes, but don't be deluded the Klausen can be challenging. It is a bit of a thrill driving the Klausen Pass.

Schärhorn
Schärhorn7.69km from Gemsfairenstock

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.

Hüfi Glacier
Hüfi Glacier7.93km from Gemsfairenstock

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.

Schächentaler Windgällen
Schächentaler Windgällen10.06km from Gemsfairenstock

The Schächentaler Windgällen is a mountain massif in the Schwyzer Alps, overlooking Unterschächen in the canton of Uri. The two named peaks are Höch Windgällen and Läged Windgällen. The mountain massif lies between the valley of Muotathal and Schächental. The Schächentaler Windgällen are located a few kilometres west of Klausen Pass.

Gross Ruchen
Gross Ruchen12.24km from Gemsfairenstock

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.

Where is Gemsfairenstock

Discover More Attractions in Uri, Where Gemsfairenstock Is Located

Uri
Uri
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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.

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