Bannalp: Cowbells and Cable Cars
A diverse trail network with quick access to both rugged terrain and long flowing traverses
This Run is featured in Run the Alps Switzerland: 30 Must-Do Trail Runs
I wanted to take off my sweaty socks, but we didnt' have time to stop. We could have taken a lap around the Tickle Trail - next time we'll make the time to relax. Knowing there's distance to cover along rolling trail keeps you moving, excited to see what might come next. Pastures, karst, forests and tall rocky turrets - the terrain is always appealing.
For a similar, but shorter loop that's also cow-rich, check out the Klausenpass.
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Cruising above the Rugghubelhütte in Engelberg.
Cows and cliffs line the trail on yet another smooth traverse.
A final climb after Brunnihütte. It's about to get steep.
Great combo of green slopes and etched grey rocks. The terrain isn't extreme, the running is smooth, and these tough looking cliffs make an axis to loop around.
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