Ascent of Hochweidwald on 2013-12-18
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Wednesday, December 18, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||853 m / 2799 ft|
Ascent Trip ReportFrom the village of Rickenbach I drove a narrow metalled road to the farm buildings of Feldemoss where it was possible to park out of the way on a grassy verge. A track of gradually deteriorating quality led directly to the summit, which was topped by a fenced compound containing a tall communications tower, although the ground outside the fence seemed equally high if not slightly higher. There was some snow on the ground in places and the weather was beautiful (+4C, sunny if slightly hazy). The summit has no view due to the forest but there are points on the track where you can see south towards the Alps. NOt as good as from the Stierenberg but not bad.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||101 m / 329 ft|
| Distance:||2 km / 1.2 mi|
| Route:||Forest tracks|
| Trailhead:||Feldemoos 752 m / 2470 ft|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
| Time Up:||15 Minutes|
| Time Down:||12 Minutes|
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