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Summit hike to the Rauflihorn

Short facts

  • start: Senggiweid (Grimmialp), Schwenden
  • destination: Senggiweid (Grimmialp), Schwenden
  • medium
  • 15,33 km
  • 6 hours
  • 1101 m
  • 2323 m
  • 1222 m
  • 100 / 100
  • 40 / 100

best season

Many paths lead to the Rauflihorn: from Diemtigtal there are two variants that can be combined as an ideal circular hike and make the summit climb so worthwhile.

At the beginning, you hike along the Grimmimutz adventure trail through the home of the Grimmimutz forest dwarf. Although you cover a lot of altitude in a relatively short time from Nidegg, every step you take through the shady mountain forest is worthwhile: along the way you reach vantage points with beautiful views, reach a wild mountain stream waterfall and discover the red, ferruginous mineral springs of the Grimmi water. As soon as you have reached the saddle of the Grimmifurggi, you look down into the neighbouring municipality of St. Stephan and into the Färmeltal. From here follows the last ascent to the summit. Would you have expected such a view? On one side the rocky massif of the Spillgerte, on the other the vastness and width of the Diemtigtal Nature Park.

Our recommended descent takes you over the Nessli to Vordere Fildrich, where the organic alpine cheese dairy Kiley is located. Take a quick look in the product fridge before you tackle the way back along the asphalt road.


  • Street (26%)
  • Hiking Trail (31%)
  • Path (43%)


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