The eastern Swiss lookout mountain Hoher Kasten offers a breathtaking 360-degree view over the mountains of the Appenzell region. The cable car takes you comfortably directly up to 1,794 m above sea level.

The bus parking lot is a few meters away from the valley station (parking free of charge)

Cable car ride

  • from 10 persons (per cabin max. 50 persons)
  • 32,20 CHF per person (group price for ascent and descent)
  • 8 minutes ride
  • Daily (from April 15, 2022), trips every 20 minutes
  • German, English, French
  • Combi-ticket incl. meal in the revolving restaurant possible (capacity revolving restaurant: 120 indoor seats)
  • Numerous hiking trails on the mountain, alpine garden, viewpoints etc.