55 ViaSuworow
55 ViaSuworow

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ViaSuworow

Stage 10, Elm–Pigniu

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ViaSuworow

From Elm the ViaSuworow continues over the Panixer pass, which led to Suvorov's troops suffering disastrous losses in the snow. The route leads through the Jetzbachschlucht gorge up to the pass and then over alp Mer and alp Ranasca down to Pigniu.
From Elm the ViaSuworow continues over the Panixer pass, which led to Suvorov's troops suffering disastrous losses in the snow. The route leads through the Jetzbachschlucht gorge up to the pass and then over alp Mer and alp Ranasca down to Pigniu.
23 km
1650 m | 1300 m
8 h 10 min
medium (mountain hiking trail) | difficult

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Elm, Station
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Season

Season
Beware: snowfields possible into summer months on high-level sections

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Precipitous area of risk
Beware: surefootedness and a head for heights required
Consideration
Area with livestock guardian dogs: On the mountain pasture Alp Mer/Panixer you may encounter livestock guardian dogs from the beginning of June until the end of September. Respecting certain rules helps avoid problems.
Please consider the information boards on site for the current location of the dogs.
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Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Pigniu
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Contact

Signpost management
Signposting is managed by the cantonal hiking trail organisation on behalf of the communities.
Glarner Wanderwege
Niederrüti 54
8762 Schwändi
daniel.zimmermann@nipo.ch
www.glarnerwanderwege.ch

Services

Accommodation

Gasthaus Segnes
Gasthaus Segnes
Elm
Berghotel Bischofalp
Berghotel Bischofalp
Elm
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Bookable offers

55 Via Suworow
55 Via Suworow
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Places

Elm / Sernftal
Elm / Sernftal
Pigniu / Panix
Pigniu / Panix
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Signalization

Signalization
For hiking, follow the logo indicated on the yellow signposts. Take a printout of our web map on your hike for safety's sake.
Signalization