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Ruppen Pass

Ruppen Pass, 9450 Altstätten, Switzerland

Mountain Passes

About Ruppen Pass

Ruppen Pass is a high mountain pass between the cantons of St. Gallen and Appenzell Ausserrhoden in Switzerland.  It connects Trogen and Altstätten. The pass road has a maximum grade of 9 percent. The views from here are truly beautiful and also It gives a beautiful leisure time.

Attractions near Ruppen Pass

St. Anton Pass2.75km from Ruppen Pass

St. Anton Pass is a high mountain pass in the Alps between the cantons of Appenzell Innerrhoden and St. Gallen in Switzerland.  It connects Ruppen Pass and Oberegg. One of the beautiful places with a beautiful climate and a nice panoramic view.

Gäbris3.38km from Ruppen Pass

The Gäbris is an elevation in the canton of Appenzell Ausserrhoden and with its 1247 m represents the northernmost Swiss foothills of the Alps. Due to its exhaust location in the middle of the Appenzell hilly landscape, it is known as a beautiful panoramic mountain and a destination for numerous hikers and bikers. The Gasthaus Oberer Gäbris is located near the summit.

Stoss Pass3.56km from Ruppen Pass

Stoss Pass is a mountain pass between the cantons of Appenzell Innerrhoden and Appenzell Ausserrhoden in Switzerland. On June 17, 1405, during the Appenzell Wars, there was a battle on the pass between 400 soldiers from Appenzell and 1200 Habsburg and abbatial soldiers. The Appenzellers were victorious and thereby won their independence from the Abbey of Saint Gall. There is a monument on the site.

Henry Dunant Museum6.01km from Ruppen Pass

The Henry Dunant Museum is devoted to the character and life’s work of Henry Dunant, who once lived in Heiden. The museum does not just keep alive memories of the founder of the Red Cross – one room is also devoted to his visions of a world without war.

Höch Hirschberg6.2km from Ruppen Pass

One of the most beautiful panoramic mountains in front of the Alpstein. From here you have a wide view of the surrounding landscape and the panorama of the Alpstein massif. The Hohe Hirschberg can be easily reached on foot from Gais, the assembly point or Eggerestand. From the assembly point, a narrow road leads in the direction of Hoher Hirschberg, which can be driven almost to the mountain restaurant at 1168  m .

Fänerenspitz8.83km from Ruppen Pass

The Fänerenspitz is the northernmost Swiss pre-Alpine summit, rising over 1500 meters. It is located in the municipality of Rüte between Eggerstand and Brülisau in the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden. The Fänerenspitz is referred to locally as d'Fänere.  The Fänerenspitz can be easily reached on foot and is ideal for snowshoe tours and even for a ski tour in high winter when the snow conditions in the mountains are too dangerous.

Where is Ruppen Pass

Discover more attractions in Appenzell Ausserrhoden, where Ruppen Pass is located

Appenzell Ausserrhoden is in the northeast of Switzerland, next to the cantons of St. Gallen and Appenzell Innerrhoden. The name Appenzell means cell or estate of the abbot. This refers to the Abbey of St. Gallen, which exerted a great influence on the area.