Luftseilbahn Saas-Grund-Kreuzboden - Saas-Grund, VS, Switzerland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
N 46° 07.683 E 007° 56.321
32T E 418009 N 5108822
Quick Description: The gondola lift from Saas-Grund to Kreuzboden.
Location: Valais, Switzerland
Date Posted: 11/22/2018 9:11:00 AM
Waymark Code: WMZK41
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 1

Long Description:
EN: The gondola lift from Saas-Grund to Kreuzboden overcomes an altitude difference of 841 meters over a total length of 2438 meters. The valley station is located north of the village center of Saas-Grund. The gondolas each have six seats and a ride takes about ten minutes.

The lift was built in 1997 and replaced an older one, which had been put into operation in 1978. Previously, there had been a gondola lift at this location since 1967, which was destroyed in 1971 by an avalanche.

DE: Der Gondellift von Saas-Grund nach Kreuzboden überwindet auf einer Gesamtlänge von 2438 Metern eine Höhendifferenz von 841 Metern. Die Talstation befindet sich nördlich des Dorfzentrums von Saas-Grund. Die Gondeln haben je sechs Plätze und eine Fahrt dauert rund zehn Minuten.

Die Anlage wurde 1997 erbaut und ersetzte eine ältere, die 1978 in Betrieb gegangen war. Zuvor hatte es schon ab 1967 eine Gondelbahn an dieser Stelle gegeben, die aber 1971 von einer Lawine zerstört wurde.
Type of Aerial Lift: Gondola Lift

Is there a fee to ride this aerial lift?: Yes

If there is a fee please add the costs associated with this lift below.:
27 CHF up / 33 CHF return


Is this aerial lift primarily;: Recreational Use

Aerial Lifts Web Page:: [Web Link]

Does this lift have more than one primary boarding location?: No

If there is more than one primary loading area which one are you waymarking?: Lower Loading Area

Type of lift if described as "other" above.: Not listed

Visit Instructions:

Photos of visits are encouraged but not required for this category.

Search for...
Geocaching.com Google Map
Google Maps
MapQuest
Bing Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Aerial Lifts
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
There are no logs for this waymark yet.