Mountain Hiking Tour Maschgenkamm-Murgsee


The wonderful experiences start already with the cable car and gondola rides to the Maschgen ridge are wonderful experiences. Magnificent panoramic views of the imposing Churfirst mountain chain, the deep blue Walen Lake as well as Lake Zürich await.

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Technical information

Begin of tour: Mountain Station: Maschgenkamm
Access starting point: From the Unterterzen Train Station at the Walen Lake the aerial cableway takes you in 15 minutes to Flumserberg Tannenboden. The valley station of the cablecar to the Maschgenkamm is approximately 100 meters from the mountain station. The ride to Maschgenkamm takes 30 minutes.
Point of arrival: Murg (Variation: Filzbach or Engi)
Access point of arrival: From Merlen in the Murg Valley, reservation at Tel. 081 738 14 41.
Hiking time: 4 1/2 hours to Murg Lake, 2 hours 45 min. from Murg Lake to Murg; marching time only, does not include stops.
Physical fitness: challenging
Difficulty: medium difficulty
Difference in elevation: 1590 m
Culmination point: 2099 m
Season: July - October
Gastronomy: Panorama restaurant Maschgenkamm / Mountain Inn at Lake Murg
Overnight: Mountain Inn Murgsee (Murg Lake)
Literature: Hiking Map Flumserberg-Walensee, 1:25'000


Maschgenkamm – Hoch Camatsch – Erdisgulmen – Chammseeli – Ober Murgsee – Unter Murgsee – Mornen – Merlen – Murg

The Murg lakes are embedded in a wild and romantic mountain basin. The idyllic peacefulness of this area is a balm for the soul. The trail to Murg at the Walen Lake leads you through a high valley defined by natural with an incomparable Alpine flora. The north side of the Swiss Alps there has very few valleys in which you can start from a lake shore with its elements of a southern flora (such as sweet chestnuts) and then hike through all stages of vegetation up to the pine trees at the upper treeline and the mountain pastures of the High Alps.

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The careful planning of a tour will ensure that you also derive the maximum pleasure and enjoyment from it. Please take the time to contact the local information centre and enquire about route and weather conditions before setting off. Your intended trail may be fully or partially closed, depending on the time of year and weather conditions.


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