Geo path in Mels

Medium
6.2 km
1:55 h
173 mhd
173 mhd
Mühlsteinabbau am Melser Geoweg
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On the way to places of stone extraction, glass and iron smelting and prehistory. The Melser Geoweg leads through the village centre of Mels as well as through relaxing forest areas.
Technique /6
Fitness 3/6
Highest Point  643 m
Lowest Point  476 m
Best Season
Jan
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Okt
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Start
Mels, Saw
Destination
Mels, Saw
Coordinates
47.050748, 9.416937

Details

Description

On the Melser Geoweg, the geological history of the Heidiland holiday region is presented with the help of over 30 typical rock blocks as well as the impressive panorama with a view of the Gonzen or the Churfirsten. The topics always relate to the carefully selected panel locations: mining, fortress construction, millstone and well production, iron smelting, glass production, grain mills, prehistory, geological history, mountain construction and habitat.

Geostätte Nr. 52 of the GeoPark Sarganserland-Walensee-Glarnerland

Ausrüstung

Normal hiking equipment, sturdy mountain boots.

Directions

Mels - Plons - Schlings - Castels - St.Martin - Rüfi - Mels

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