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Attractions to explore nearby Oberalpstock

OberalpstockOberalpstock, 6475 Tujetsch, Switzerland

The Oberalpstock or Piz Tgietschen is a mountain in the Glarus Alps between the cantons of Uri and Graubünden. Its massif separates the valleys of Maderanertal and Surselva near Sedrun.  The Oberalpstock is the highest summit of the Glarus Alps west of the Tödi, and also the highest mountain in the canton of Uri east of the Reuss.

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Piz Ault1.85 KMs away from Oberalpstock

The Piz Ault lies south of the Oberalpstock. Both mountains rise above the Vorderrhein valley and the town of Disentis. The ski lifts of the ski resort Disentis 3000 go up as high as 2800 meters, just below the summit of the Piz Ault. A popular stop in the summer and winter is the hut of the Swiss Alpine Club Camona da Cavardiras west of the mountain, on the other side of the Brunni Glacier.

Maderanertal3.28 KMs away from Oberalpstock

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.

Golzerensee4.34 KMs away from Oberalpstock

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.

Düssi4.92 KMs away from Oberalpstock

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.

Rossbodenstock5.08 KMs away from Oberalpstock

Rossbodenstock is a mountain peak of the Saint-Gotthard Massif and part of the Lepontine Alps south of the Oberalp Pass. It is 2,836 meters high; its peak is located on the border between the cantons of Uri and Graubünden, which follows the ridge from north to south.  The source of the Rein da Tuma, the source of the Rhine is on the eastern flank of the mountain.

Bristen6.75 KMs away from Oberalpstock

The Bristen is a mountain in the Glarus Alps, overlooking the valley of the Reuss and located to the south of Amsteg in the canton of Uri, Switzerland. The mountain is located about four kilometers north of Piz Giuv and the border with Graubünden. The Bristen is considered one of the main landmarks of the Canton of Uri.

Gross Ruchen7.53 KMs away from Oberalpstock

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.

Gross Windgällen7.73 KMs away from Oberalpstock

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.

Meierturm Silenen8.44 KMs away from Oberalpstock

The Meier Tower is in the Swiss municipality of Silenen . The nobles of Silenen served as Meier of the Zurich Fraumünster Abbey and administered their property in the central Reuss valley. The tower, built in the 13th century, served as their residence and official residence. The Meier Tower is a cultural asset of national importance.

Hüfi Glacier9.38 KMs away from Oberalpstock

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.