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Two via ferratas:
- Rigidalstockgrat (east): An medium-level via ferrata suitable for beginners, which requires a good level of fitness. Climbers are secured by a steel cable throughout the course, and proper knowledge and use of the safety and climbing equipment is required. Climb down the same way.
- Rigidalstockwand (west): A difficult-level via ferrata not suitable for beginners, which requires a very good level of fitness. Climbers are secured by a steel cable throughout the course, and proper knowledge and use of the safety and climbing equipment is required. Climb down the other via ferrata (east).
- Rigidalstockgrat (east): K3 (B/C)
- Rigidalstockwand (west): K3-4 (C)
South and west face of the Rigidalstock (2,593 metres a.s.l.)
1.5 h from the Brunnihütte to the starting point
Total: 4 - 5 hours
Please use the marked path (white-and-blue mountain path) or the via ferratas Brunnistöckli or Zittergrat to get to the starting point. The only way to descend from the summit is to take the via ferrata Rigidalstockgrat (east) and on the same way back to the Brunni mountain hut.
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Brunni cableways - Tel.: +41 (0)41 639 60 60
Mountain guide office - Tel.: +41 (0)41 638 02 57
Overnight accommodation at the SAC Brunnihütte - Tel.: +41 (0)41 637 37 32
Only enter the via ferratas in complete climbing gear (e.g. climbing harness, climbing set, helmet, good footwear, suitable clothing). A helmet is mandatory for protection from fallling rocks.
Equipment can be hired from the Brunni cableways directly at the Härzlisee (Kräuterhütte).
Pass through at your own risk. Insurance protection is up to each individual, hence there is no accepted liability.
Don't trust in wire, ropes and hooks, they could be damaged. Please report any safety defects you observe!
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Inexperienced climbers and beginners are best advised to enlist the expert guidance of a qualified mountain guide!
Engelberg Mountain Guide Office – Tel.: +41 (0)41 638 0257, E-mail: info(at)bergfuehrer-engelberg.ch