Summit experience Stoos | Fronalpstock

World record – the world’s steepest funicular railway

The car-free mountain village lies on a high plateau of the same name at the foot of the Fronalpstock. The summit of the local mountain can be reached comfortably by covered chairlift. At the top, a breathtaking panoramic view awaits – of ten lakes, Mount Pilatus, Mount Rigi, Mount Säntis, the high Alps and the Central Plateau all the way to the Jura. Vertically at your feet you can see Brunnen and the Rütli.

The steepest funicular in the world

A technical marvel that already makes the journey an experience. The funicular reaches a gradient of 110% (47.7 degrees), making it the steepest in the world! In just a few minutes, it travels from the valley station in Schwyz right into the mountain village of Stoos. A natural paradise opens up with a wide range of leisure activities.

Family-friendly local recreation and vacation paradise

For vacations with children, the sunny mountain village at 1,300 m above sea level is the ideal destination. It offers hotels, vacation apartments and group accommodations in every price range. Idyllic winter walking trails and unique snowshoe tours, action-packed sledging and airboarding fun, unforgettable skiing – Stoos has something for everyone.

Summit experience ticket: turn a day’s outing into a summit experience

From the mountain village of Stoos, the chairlifts take you high up to the summit of Fronalpstock. The restaurant at the top of the Fronalpstock is the highest in Canton Schwyz. It boasts an inviting rustic-style dining room and a large outdoor terrace. Right next to the summit restaurant at alt. 1922 m is a large viewing platform offering views of famous Lake Lucerne.

The ridge hike is classified according to the difficulty level T3 of the SAC scale. For the hike, good hiking equipment, surefootedness, shoes with non-slip soles and good physical condition are strongly recommended. The hiking trail is secured with chains from approx. beginning of June until approx. beginning of November.
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Your benefits

The summit experience ticket is ideal for pedestrians and for all winter hikers and connoisseurs. The ticket is valid for a return journey on the following mountain railways:

  • Schwyz-Stoos funicular railway or Morschach-Stoos aerial cableway

  • Fronalpstock chairlift or Klingenstock chairlift

  • Views of ten-plus lakes and countless mountain peaks in Switzerland

  • Best views of Lake Lucerne

  • Fronalpstock summit restaurant with large terrace

  • Leisurely panoramic walk on the Fronalpstock summit

Please note the operating hours of the facilities.

Stoos funicular timetable

Time Sunday-Thursday Friday & Saturday
7:xx am - 7:xx pm 10/40 10/40
8:xx pm 40 10/40
9:xx pm 40 40
10:xx pm 40 40
11:xx pm 10/40
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Countless public transport connections allow you to travel in a relaxed & climate-friendly way.

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