Hauser spire, Saxer Lücke pass. Alpstein range, Appenzell Alps, Switzerland, Europe.
Hauser spire (1951 m) rises above Saxer Lücke pass (1649m), above Bollenwees basin, in the Alpstein range, Appenzell Alps, Switzerland, Europe. Saxer Lücke is the most prominent geological fault in the Alpstein, forming a fissure or gap in the ridgeline (Lücke=gap). A spectacular ridge walk covered in wildflower gardens starts at Hoher Kasten, reached via cable car from Brülisau, just 10 minutes bus ride from Appenzell village. For a wonderful day hike, take the lift; or arranging for overnight stay at Berggasthaus Staubern or beautiful Bollenwees allows time to ascend Hoher Kasten summit (1794 m) on foot.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download