ED Ref. 2070086
Modern alpine hut on the Alp-Ell: 10 beds (8 people sleep on the mattresses on the ground). Family farm Biohof Schmid.
Fully furnished alpine hut, cooking and eating utensils, electric stove with oven, refrigerator with freezer compartment, wood heating, mattresses with pillows, blankets, bathtub, toilet with water cooling, washing machine, telephone / radio, seat with banquette, barbecue.
Location: Rietbach, municipality Nesslau-Krummenau in Toggenburg
Above sea level: 1100 meters
Farm size: 31. 0 ha of agricultural land, 4. 0 ha of reed litter and 2. 7 ha of forest
Operating mode: suckler cow husbandry
Livestock: 40 suckler cows with calf and 1 bull
Alpung: Our cows spend the summer on high alps in the Glarnerland and on the brooks in Ebnat - Kappel.
How to find Alp Ell:
The Toggenburg is located in the middle of eastern Switzerland, a good hour's drive from Zurich and the airport.
From the south of Germany:
Via Bregenz and St. Margrethen on the A13 to Haag, then direction Toggenburg / Wildhaus or Constance to Wil.
From the greater Zurich area:
Direction Rapperswil, then over the Rickenpass to Wattwil or via Winterthur in the direction of Wil / Wattwil / Toggenburg.
In Toggenburg, you can also travel by public transport. The routes Wil-Neusslau and St Gallen - Lichtensteig are accessible by train. And there are bus connections almost everywhere.
In the winter months December - March you have to go from Krummenau with the chairlift up to the Alp ELL.
From there it is still about 300 meters straight on foot to the Alp.
You can report a transport to the train for the luggage, which bring everything to the hut.