Hoher Kasten peak, Sämtisersee lake. Alpstein range, Appenzell Alps, Switzerland, Europe.
Hoher Kasten rises above the lake of Sämtisersee in the Alpstein limestone mountain range, Appenzell Alps, Switzerland, Europe. Spectacular day hikes or multi-day walks through wildflower gardens start at Hoher Kasten, reached via cable car from Brülisau, just 10 minutes bus ride from Appenzell village. Hike a scenic ridge via Staubern to beautiful Bollenwees. Hoher Kasten (1795 m) is on the border between the cantons of Appenzell Innerrhoden and St. Gallen. Appenzell Innerrhoden is Switzerland's most traditional and smallest-population canton (second smallest by area).Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download