Begin of tour: Bus stop Brülisau
Access starting point: Ride the train to Weissbad. From there a postal bus will take you to Brülisau
Point of arrival: Hoher Kasten Mountain Station
Access point of arrival: By cablecar back to Brülisau
Hiking time: 5 h
Physical fitness: challenging
Difference in elevation: 1050 m
Culmination point: 1795 m
Season: June - October
Gastronomy: Brülisau, Plattenbödeli, Staubern, Hoher Kasten
Literature: Hiking Map Appenzell 1:50'000
The trail is nowhere interrupted, exposed or dangerous. If the uphill stretches make you uncomfortable, you can hike the tour in the opposite direction. The views of the Rhine Valley deep below and of the Alpstein mountains are spectacular in both directions of the tour.
Having arrived at the summit, an extraordinary panorama is revealed. The new revolving restaurant on the Appenzell vantage point mountain also offers all-round fascination.
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.