Trail running on the Gemsfairenstock, above Klausen Pass, Switzerland

Klausenpass: Along the Gemsfairen

A quick trail running fix in Central Switzerland

This Run is featured in Run the Alps Switzerland:  30 Must-Do Trail Runs

→ 23km     

↑ 1110m

Δ 2149M 

♦ Easy

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A well known spot for motor bikers, and cyclists, Dan rode his bike over the pass one day. It's easy to see that there's going to be some great running here too, both above and below the Klausenpass.

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Town:  Klausenpass
Canton:  Uri
Country:  Switzerland

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This is a cow rich run.

Trail running on the Gemsfairenstock, with views of the Claridenfirn, above Klausen Pass, Switzerland

Kim headed up the optional Gemsfairenstock.

Trail running next to the Gletscherseeli, a small glacier carved lake below the Klausen Pass, Switzerland

Dan and Kim ticking another option at the must see Gletscherseeli on the descent back to the trailhead.

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