Aug 6, 2017 - 12:31 AM
in reply to Helen123
>> Would you suggest Mt. Tilitis will offer better views than Mt Rigi in November?
Both mountains have wonderful (but different) views, and you wouldn't be disappointed with either in clear weather. Titlis is at a higher altitude (3,020 metres) than Rigi (1,798 metres). You will see snow and ice at Titlis, but not necessarily at Rigi. Titlis has a more rugged, rocky, dramatic look; Rigi, being at a lower altitude, has grassy meadows and some trees on the top.
It will be very cold at both, but there is no way of knowing what the weather will otherwise be like, or whether the mountain tops will be in the clouds, until 24-48 hours beforehand.
The exact date in November that you intend to do your mountain excursion will also affect what choices you can make:
6 - 17 November: The cable car between Weggis and Rigi Kaltbad will not be operating.
You can still get to the Rigi during this time by train from Vitznau or Arth-Goldau, including doing a round trip up one way and down the other.
6 - 17 November: You can't get to the top of Titlis, as the cableway to the top will be closed for maintenance.
23 October - 10 November: The cable way between Kriens and Pilatus will be closed for maintenance, but you can still go up and back via the cogwheel train.
11 - 19 November: Both the cogwheel train and cable way will be operating, so you can do a round trip up one way and down the other.
20 November onwards: The cogwheel railway will be closed for the winter, but you can still get up and back via the cable way from Kriens.
When reading about how to get to each mountain in the links Lucas gave you earlier, keep the above dates in mind so you are aware of what choices you have for the particular day of your visit.
Last modified on Aug 6, 2017 - 12:32 AM by Alpenrose666