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From Gemsstock to Andermatt

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  • Freeride vom Gemsstock
    Freeride vom Gemsstock
    Photo: Andermatt-Urserntal Tourismus
m 3500 3000 2500 2000 1500 1000 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 km Gemsstock (2961 m)
Distance 7.9 km
1:52 h
55 m
1,546 m
2,928 m
1,436 m

Demanding freeride variant from the Gemsstock down to Andermatt. Because of its course on the map, it is also called "Giraffe".

The descent requires appropriate freeride experience, as well as local knowledge and information about the avalanche situation, as the entry couloir is relatively steep and has no escape routes. The trail finally leads back to Andermatt through the Unteralp valley along the Unteralpreuss river.


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Profile picture of Joern Perschbacher Author Joern Perschbacher
Trailrunning bedeutet pure Freiheit - Die Freiheit dort zu laufen, wo nur wenige Füße ihre Spuren hinterlassen. Abseits aller Straßen und Asphaltwege. Das ist es, was die Faszination ausmacht, der auch ich verfallen bin!

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Felix Key
December 30, 2014 · Community
When did you do this route? December 30, 2014

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