Regional hiking tour

Schaliberg

Highlights of this medium-difficulty walk from Randa include Alp Rötiboden (1,970 m), which offers breathtaking views over the valley and of the surrounding mountain peaks.

  • Type Regional hiking tour
  • Difficulty medium
  • Duration 3,45 h
  • Distance 7,4 km
  • Ascent 827 m
  • Descent 827 m
  • Lowest point 1404 m
  • Highest point 2030 m

Description

Hikers should not underestimate this walk: the ascents total nearly 900 vertical metres. But the efforts are well worthwhile, because the trail leads through an exceptionally diverse and attractive landscape. Nature lovers will enjoy the rich alpine flora.

  • Rötiboden: ideal spot for a picnic
  • View of the Schalisee lake
Randa (station) - Rötiboden - Schaliberg - Schaliacker - Randa (station)
We recommend:
  • Good footwear
  • Hiking poles (optional)
  • Clothing suitable for the weather (always carry a waterproof)
If time permits, hikers can extend their walk by following the edge of the golf course southwards to the Schalisee lake to enjoy a refreshing dip.

Additional information and recommendations are available from the guest information centre at Randa station.
  • Plan every mountain tour carefully and adapt to participants’ fitness level as well as the weather and season.
  • Weather conditions can change quickly in the mountains. Appropriate clothing is therefore essential, along with adequate supplies of food and water. In uncertain weather, turn back in good time.
  • Inform others of planned route, and whenever possible avoid going alone.
  • Do not leave the marked routes; do not venture onto glaciers without a mountain guide.
  • It is forbidden to walk on the ski pistes.
  • Please be considerate to other walkers and to plants and animals.
  • Take note of the warning signs drawing attention to the constant danger in river beds and along watercourses below dams and reservoirs.
  • Beware: railway crossing

Map and arrival