Hike : Total Distance 13.0 km ( effective hiking time 4 hrs. 20 mins ) Appenzell - Urnäsch
Date : 22-08-2020 ( postpone to 29-08-2020 in case of bad weather )
Meeting point 1 : 7.20am SHARP at platform 34 section B, Zurich HB. Please be on time!
Meeting Point 2 : 9.25am SHARP Appenzell Train Station entrance
** This meeting point is for those who prefer to drive, you may leave your car here. Please be on time! Zurich group will arrive by train at
9.30am. A chat group will be created for easier communication once we have all the participants contact.
9.35am Appenzell to Gontenbad (1 hr 40 mins.) This path is relatively steep at some part hence not so ideal for family with young children.
11.05/11.20am Gontenbad -Jakobsbad (5km ca 1 hr 15/30 mins ) barefoot path
**For family with children, it is highly recommended that you join the hike from Gontenbad.
1.00pm Lunch break at Jakobsbad. Picnic or restaurant in Jakobsbad. There is a children playground, bob Bahn, restaurant, aerial cableway to
Kronberg in Jakobsberg. For here, one has a choice to end at Jakobsbad or continue to hike further to Urnäsch.
14.00/14.15 pm Jakobsbad – Urnäsch ( 1hr 10 mins ). Train ride back to Zurich/ Appenzell/ Gontenbad from Urnäsch.
**we have also attached here a picture to give you brief idea of the hike distance and elevation.
**We will begin our hike at 9.35 am SHARP in order to meet family with young children on time at Gontenbad . We strongly advise those wishing to meet from Appenzell to arrive latest by 9.25am. We also urge that those meeting from different point to be punctual as we will begin our hike as scheduled in order to complete the hike as planned.
Insurance : participants are at own responsibility / own risk. Organisers are not responsible for any accident or injury caused.
Covid-19 : Adhere to regulation set by BAG.
Tickets : Kindly arrange your own train tickets prior to the hike. Please do not forget your MASK!
Additional information for those who wish to drive :
Parking is available in Urnäsch or Jakobsbad. You have an option to leave your car at the beginning point (Appenzell) or at destination (Urnäsch) From here you may take a train to Appenzell or Gontenbad to start the journey with us (train every 30 mins)