Pizol, Wangs

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The Pizol is a mountain in the Glarus Alps of northeastern Switzerland, overlooking Wangs in the canton of St. Gallen. At 2,844 metres above sea level, it is the highest summit of the chain separating the valleys of the Seez and the Tamina rivers, and the highest mountain lying entirely within the canton of St. Gallen.There are five mountain lakes (Pizolseen) on Pizol: Wangsersee at Pizolhütte, Wildsee, Schottensee, Schwarzsee (2368 m) and Baschalvasee (2174 m). A small cirque glacier, the Pizolgletscher, lies above 2,600 metres on the northern side of the mountain.Pizol Hut lies at.
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  • We went up to the pizol with our small kids to enjoy the tremendeous weather and sunshine. They made a path "Heidi Path" which is fun for kids - 3 to 12 years - and a no-stress excursion for the paren...  more »
  • Great hike with children, very easy to deal with. The fun has begun with the gondola, gondolas are partly with Heidisujets, Heidibücher & fabric animals decorated. The trail offers plenty of variety (playground, Kneipp path, hammock forest, fireplaces). If you want something warm to eat, I would take something to barbecue, because the Alp Schwarzbüel although very nice and the service is very nice, but mainly cold snacks (except soup) are served. For Alphorn playing there with some luck the Alp landlady and the soup was tasty.
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  • We have had a wonderful summer day on the Pizol. Us ghaben spowohl the panoramic trail, as well as the Heidi's trail really liked. However, we would like to highlight the very friendly staff at the mountain railways. It's holiday fun!
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