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Intense hike to Paxmal (18.4 km, 1160 m elevation gain)

Hosted by the Consul of the Zurich Hiking Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sun 23 Sep 07:30 - 19:30

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THE DESCRIPTION
Sunday is supposed to be a partially sunny day, thus not really warm. This would be a good day for walking along a south face and catch the most of those rays! Therefore I present you this hike high up Walensee. We start off from Quinten in the morning and warm ourselves up by climbing some Protected content in one go to get above the trees to a great view from Schwaldis Alp. Then the gradual descent starts. We make a little excursion to the Paxmal, a peace monument constructed between Protected content Protected content the Swiss artist and pacifist Karl Bickel. Then we continue our descent to Walenstadt.

More on the Paxmal here:
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More on the route here:
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THE FITNESS AND DIFFICULTY LEVEL
You have to be able to climb Protected content in one go via a T2 path in about 3 hours. If you make that, the rest is easy peasy more or less.

THE PLANNING
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THE WEATHER
Partially sunny, 22 degrees Celsius in the valley and 16 at our highest point.

THE PACKLIST
- Traint-icket to Murg
- Cash for the ferry
- Clothing you deem necessary for this hike in the mountains
- Packed lunch
- Sufficient water (see possible refill locations on the map, no guarantee)
- Whatever you think you should drag up the mountain

THE DISCLAIMER
Hiking involves certain risks, by taking part in this event you acknowledge that these risks exist and are on your own account. This is a meeting of fellow hikers, not a guided tour.

Photo credits go to Kecko
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