Information for pilots
Starting- and landing spots on and around Mount Rigi.
DABS (DAILY AIRSPACE BULLETIN SWITZERLAND)
STARTING POINT RIGI KULM
GPS coordinates: 47 ° 03 '25' 'N, 8 ° 29' 18 '' O Height 1752 meters
S / SW Wind - Remise / barn starting point at the end of the Remise. Easy starting place.
S / SO Wind - Top starting place about 4 minutes walking at the end of the remise to the left. Below the footpath. Flat in the steep falling meadow. Difficulty medium.
Bise O Wind Wooden cross , about 10 minutes walking at the end of the Remise to the right, you follow the walking way till the barn is on your left. Here you go left till the wooden cross! Short meadow. Challenging starting place!
STARTING POINT RIGI STAFFELHÖHE
GPS coordinates: 47 ° 02 '52' 'N, 8 ° 27' 43 '' O Altitude 1566 meters
N / NW Wind on the right of the walking way just after the end of the ski lift. About 10 minutes walking from station Rigi-Staffel, or 4' from station Rigi Staffelhöhe. Short meadow descending to steeper. Difficulty medium.
STARTING POINT RIGI SCHEIDEGG
GPS coordinates: 47 ° 01 '44' 'N, 8 ° 31' 17 '' O Altitude 1650 meters
NO / O Wind ideal „Bise“ starting place. 3 minutes on foot right from the mountain station. Short flat meadow going into the steep. Difficulty medium.
LANDING SITE ARTH-GOLDAU
GPS coordinates: 47 ° 03 '06' 'N, 8 ° 32' 38 '' O Altitude 475 meters
Simple country meadow parallel to the main road Arth to Goldau. Meadow above the access road to the farm. On the silo it has a windsock. Wind mostly from Lake Zug. Landing by right hand downwind. With mountain wind, left hand downwind. If too high / long, just land between the trees on the lower (western) part of the meadow. Folding place, small meadow next to the landing, there only one tree in this meadow. From here it takes about 6 to 8 minutes walking to reach the train station.
LANDING SITE GREPPEN
GPS coordinates: 47 ° 04 '02.50' 'N, 8 ° 26' 07.34 '' O Altitude 460 meters
Simple meadow. Directly below the launching platform Rigi Staffelhöhe. Parallel to the main road. About an 8-minute walk to the bus station.
LANDING SITE WEGGIS
GPS coordinates: 47 ° 2 '0.18' 'N, 8 ° 26' 31.29 '' O Height 490 meters
A rather demanding slope landing on the meadow next to the valley station of the Luftseilbahn, parallel to the access road. Do not use in strong „Bise“ O wind – strong LEE!