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Ascent of Sonneberg on 2015-02-12

Climber: Lee Newton

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Thursday, February 12, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Sonneberg
    Location:Switzerland
    Elevation:800 m / 2625 ft

Ascent Trip Report

From Kriens it was possible to drive up to the small car park behind the hotel at Langfore. Im the summer an "oldtimer" rack railway makes the small climb and there are themed trails for children. During my visit there was extensive forestry work ongoing but the resulting mess and mud was all frozen solid and partly covered with snow. An easy hike but with few views due to the extensive forestation. Only near the start was it possible to look over to the impressive, snow-covered Pilatus.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:118 m / 387 ft
    Distance:4 km / 2.5 mi
    Route:E ridge
    Trailhead:Langfore  682 m / 2238 ft
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:30 Minutes



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