HB/NW is about an 1h drive from my home QTH and I arrived at Emmetten 1/4h before the frist cable car left at 7 am. A return ticket is 20 CHF. I was the only passenger up to Niederbauen and started my hike towards Oberbauenstock which was activated only once so far. The hike is graded T4. More comments can be read in the picture section below.
29 July 2016: 07:41 – 08:54 UTC
Temperature: 15C @ Niederbauen. Foggy but cleared up during the day; almost no wind.
Rig: KX3, 10W, 4400mAh LiPo
Ant: SOTApole, 13.1m Inv. L, 5x 4m Radial
13 CW QSO on 20m
7 CW QSO on 30m
32 CW QSO on 40m
Car park: 46.95588 N / 8.51874 E; 774m. Free parking at cable car to Niederbauen in Emmetten.
Hiking statistics – uphill only:
Time: 2h, incl. many stops for taking pictures
Distance 4.1 km
Total Ascend: 605m up and 65m down