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Geological excursion Sargans

A panoramic view of the geological history of the Sargans region

Wildseehörner
© R. Löpfe

From Sunday, 21 July 2019, 9:50am
To Sunday, 21 July 2019, 4:00pm

Pizolstrasse 5 7323 Wangs
Excursion

This geological excursion will take you along the easily accessible, Pizol high-altitude panoramic trail. Learn more about the origin and development of the mountains around Sargans and in the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Tectonic Arena of Sardona from the author of Sheet 157 Sargans of the Geological Atlas of Switzerland 1:25’000. The natural platform on the “Tagweidlichopf” (2275 m above sea level) offers a wonderful panoramic view. 

Useful information

  • Meeting point: Pizol cable car station, 7323 Wangs. (Link map.geo.admin.ch). The participants bear the costs of the cable car tickets (http://pizol.com/planen-buchen/preise-tarife).
  • Time: 9:50 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Walking time: 1 1/2 hours, 80 m ascent
  • Language: German
  • Guides: René Löpfe and Stephan Wohlwend (Co-authors, Geological Atlas of Switzerland 1:25000, map sheet 157 Sargans)
  • Equipment: Good hiking shoes, clothing suitable for cold, wet and/or sunny weather. Take along a picnic lunch in your backpack.

 

Sign up for the excursion on July 21, 2019 (fully booked)

 

Federal Office of Topography swisstopo Seftigenstrasse 264
P.O. Box
3084 Wabern
Tel.
+41 58 469 01 11

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Relevant authority

Swiss Geological Survey
Tel. +41 58 469 05 68
E-mail

Federal Office of Topography swisstopo

Seftigenstrasse 264
P.O. Box
3084 Wabern

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