High-altitude hike in Thal Nature Park
Distance 17.5 km
Duration 5 h 15 min
Ascent 863 m
This hike offers spectacular panoramic views of the Alps and the countryside around Basel, extending beyond Switzerland’s borders to the Black Forest in Germany and the Vosges in France.
The hike starts at an altitude of 925 metres above sea level and is easily reached from Reigoldswil by cable car. Enjoy the tranquility of nature as you gradually make your way from Wasserfallen towards Thal Nature Park. The trail leads mostly through sunny woods and meadows as it heads towards Passwang, Schelten Pass and Brunnersberg (1,118 metres above sea level). Dotted along the way are traditional country inns serving mainly local produce. The BusAlpin brings hikers back down to Balsthal.
An enjoyable tour includes the careful planning of the same. Please inform yourself in advance at the local information center about the route and weather conditions. Depending on the season and weather conditions, this route may be blocked or interrupted
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Before alps, One way
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5 h 15 min
June - October
With panoramic view, To an alp, Through a nature conservation area