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The Best Hiking Trails in Schwyz (Switzerland)

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Photo of Rigi Staffel from Seebodenalp Photo of Vitznauerstock / Gersauerstock Photo of Hoch-Ybrig from Weglosen
  • Rigi Staffel from Seebodenalp

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    near Rigi Staffel, Kanton Schwyz (Switzerland)
    Distance
    8.87mi
    Elevation +
    2359f
    TrailRank
    79| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofRigi Staffel from Seebodenalp Photo ofRigi Staffel from Seebodenalp Photo ofRigi Staffel from Seebodenalp

    Tris Loop trail from Seebodenalp - Rigi Staffel an back is a moderately hard trail located near Küssnacht am Rigi, Schwyz, Switzerland. The starting point can be reached by car or with the cable car form Küssnacht. The...

    Magnifique ! Merci pour le partage 😄
    NicoleDC
  • Vitznauerstock / Gersauerstock

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    near Gersau, Kanton Schwyz (Switzerland)
    Distance
    7.13mi
    Elevation +
    2559f
    TrailRank
    61
    Photo ofVitznauerstock / Gersauerstock Photo ofVitznauerstock / Gersauerstock Photo ofVitznauerstock / Gersauerstock

    The peak high above Vitznau and Gersau is 1,451 m a.s.l. and is one of the many peaks that can be scaled on Mt. Rigi. We decided to park our car just above Gersau and to start on the western side of the mountain. We used...

  • Hoch-Ybrig from Weglosen

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    near Hoch-Ybrig, Kanton Schwyz (Switzerland)
    Distance
    7.57mi
    Elevation +
    2162f
    TrailRank
    57
    Photo ofHoch-Ybrig from Weglosen Photo ofHoch-Ybrig from Weglosen Photo ofHoch-Ybrig from Weglosen

    Round trip in late spring in a skying place. We performed this trail on a Monday, whoch is the day of rest and all restaurants were closed. During this trail we did not met one hiker and we had the montains only for us. ...

  • near Rigi Staffel, Kanton Schwyz (Switzerland)
    Distance
    9.02mi
    Elevation +
    3189f
    TrailRank
    47
    Photo ofSwitzerland: Rigi Kulm - Rigi Klösterli - Rigi Kaltbad Photo ofSwitzerland: Rigi Kulm - Rigi Klösterli - Rigi Kaltbad Photo ofSwitzerland: Rigi Kulm - Rigi Klösterli - Rigi Kaltbad

    DATA - Route: loop, clockwise - Terrain: gravel path, trail, cement path, asphalt path, climb up rocks (support cable fixed to the rocks) - Length: 5:00 hours moving time, 14.51 km - Technical difficulty: easy on the...

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  • near Stoos, Kanton Schwyz (Switzerland)
    Distance
    4.86mi
    Elevation +
    2336f
    TrailRank
    45| Rating 4.5
    Photo ofStoos - Klingenstock - Fronalpstock Photo ofStoos - Klingenstock - Fronalpstock Photo ofStoos - Klingenstock - Fronalpstock

    Quite popular touristic place. Amazing views, especially from Fronalpstock. We started the rout at the village Stoos (you can get there with a cable car Stoosbahn from the north or with a cable car from Morschach, also y...

    Super nice view
    Yifei han
    Easy to follow thanks to multiple markers along the path. There are some shortcuts along the way but not really needed. ...
    Pittens
  • near Brunni, Kanton Schwyz (Switzerland)
    Distance
    6.86mi
    Elevation +
    4318f
    TrailRank
    41
    Photo ofGrosser Mythen 1,898m, Switzerland. Photo ofGrosser Mythen 1,898m, Switzerland. Photo ofGrosser Mythen 1,898m, Switzerland.

    Great hike of a vertically imposing craggy ‘minor’ Swiss peak about an hour from Zurich. This is a 10km round trip hike with 787m of height gain. We did the trip in a sedate 3hr 46m with 2hr 42m moving time. This is a su...

  • Holzegg - Brunni

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    near Holzegg, Kanton Schwyz (Switzerland)
    Distance
    3.97mi
    Elevation +
    2552f
    TrailRank
    41
    Photo ofHolzegg - Brunni Photo ofHolzegg - Brunni Photo ofHolzegg - Brunni

    To the top of the 'Grosse mythen'. Please note... I did not record the first few meters.... start at the parking of the holzegg cable car. (Endpoint of this track)

  • Jakobsweg: Pfaffikon-Einsiedeln

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    near Pfäffikon, Glarus (Switzerland)
    Distance
    6.75mi
    Elevation +
    1985f
    TrailRank
    40| Rating 4.33
    Photo ofJakobsweg: Pfaffikon-Einsiedeln Photo ofJakobsweg: Pfaffikon-Einsiedeln Photo ofJakobsweg: Pfaffikon-Einsiedeln

    One portion of the lovely Jakobsweg (St James Route). One of my personal favourites (I walk this at least a couple of times every year)!

    Great trail!
    Larisa Garcia Ramonda
  • near Rigi Staffel, Kanton Schwyz (Switzerland)
    Distance
    5.40mi
    Elevation +
    2585f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo ofRigi Seebodenalp - Rigi Staffel - Rigi Kulm Photo ofRigi Seebodenalp - Rigi Staffel - Rigi Kulm Photo ofRigi Seebodenalp - Rigi Staffel - Rigi Kulm

    We used a cable car to get from Küssnacht-am-Rigi to Rigi Seebodenalp (which is quite cheap and convenient). From there we hiked to Rigi Staffel and then to the highest point Rigi Kulm. The trail is clearly visible (with...

  • Alpthal-Haggenegg-Mostelberg

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    near Alpthal, Kanton Schwyz (Swiss Confederation)
    Distance
    4.89mi
    Elevation +
    1650f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo ofAlpthal-Haggenegg-Mostelberg Photo ofAlpthal-Haggenegg-Mostelberg Photo ofAlpthal-Haggenegg-Mostelberg

    This is a 3 hour hike beginning at the bus stop Alpthal, Malosen, ending at Mostelberg, where you can descend to Sattel by cablecar. Great views of the Mythen and Vierwaldstattersee region, and a walk across the longest ...

  • Gersau - Rigi Scheidegg

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    near Gersau, Schwyz (Switzerland)
    Distance
    9.99mi
    Elevation +
    4173f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo ofGersau - Rigi Scheidegg Photo ofGersau - Rigi Scheidegg Photo ofGersau - Rigi Scheidegg

    Starting from Gersau, all the way up to Gatterli and from there to Rigi Scheidegg. Forest, fields, cows; and a nice view from the Alps.Technically easy, but physically demanding. We did the way down following partiall...

  • Fronalpstock circular

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    near Chli Wissenflue, Kanton Schwyz (Switzerland)
    Distance
    8.79mi
    Elevation +
    4206f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo ofFronalpstock circular Photo ofFronalpstock circular Photo ofFronalpstock circular

    ENGLISH BELOW Ruta circular sortint del parking del telecadira a Morschach. La ruta comença per uns prats i ben amunt agafa verticalitat. Primer pujant pel bosc, després pujant per prats i finalment per l'ombro de la ...

  • Immensee Loop

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    near Immensee, Kanton Schwyz (Switzerland)
    Distance
    3.47mi
    Elevation +
    72f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo ofImmensee Loop Photo ofImmensee Loop Photo ofImmensee Loop

    Nice loop around a peninsula. Better when its warm because there is a lot of shade. Nice places for a picnic and grilling

  • near Brunni, Kanton Schwyz (Switzerland)
    Distance
    6.92mi
    Elevation +
    1969f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo ofBrunni-Furggelen-Ibergeregg-Holzegg Photo ofBrunni-Furggelen-Ibergeregg-Holzegg Photo ofBrunni-Furggelen-Ibergeregg-Holzegg

    Enjoy a lovely 9.5km walk through all the "..eggs" in the Schwyz region. Park at Brunni SZ for 5 francs, walk up 500m to Furggelen. The rest is reasonably level, all the way to Holzegg. Take the cablecar down from Holzeg...

  • Rigi Kulm - Rigi Kaltbad

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    near Rigi Kulm, Kanton Schwyz (Switzerland)
    Distance
    4.55mi
    Elevation +
    741f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo ofRigi Kulm - Rigi Kaltbad Photo ofRigi Kulm - Rigi Kaltbad Photo ofRigi Kulm - Rigi Kaltbad

    Departing Luzern, we took the train to Arth-Goldau where we took the scenic cog railway to Rigi Kulm. From the station it's a short walk to the summit of Rigi with panoramic views over Lake Luzern and the surrounding mou...

  • Pfaffikon-Etzel-Feusisberg

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    near Pfäffikon, Kanton Schwyz (Swiss Confederation)
    Distance
    3.89mi
    Elevation +
    2064f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo ofPfaffikon-Etzel-Feusisberg Photo ofPfaffikon-Etzel-Feusisberg Photo ofPfaffikon-Etzel-Feusisberg

    A 3 hour walk from Pfaffikon up to Etzel Kulm (highest hill in the area), then down to Feusisberg. There's a bus at Feusisberg that takes you back to Pfaffikon. Great views at Etzel Kulm, of both the inner and outer Schw...

  • Brunni-Mythen

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    near Alpthal, Schwyz (Switzerland)
    Distance
    4.61mi
    Elevation +
    2582f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo ofBrunni-Mythen Photo ofBrunni-Mythen Photo ofBrunni-Mythen

    Tallest mountain in Schwyz with unencumbered views of all the Alps. Dangerous to hike in or after rain due to rock type; children must be attached to adult with rope.

  • Willerzell-Lachen

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    near Willerzell, Kanton Schwyz (Switzerland)
    Distance
    7.26mi
    Elevation +
    1444f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo ofWillerzell-Lachen Photo ofWillerzell-Lachen Photo ofWillerzell-Lachen

    Take a bus from Einsiedeln to Willerzell, Bodenmattli, and begin your walk. This 4.5 hour walk to Lachen covers some of the nicest parts of the inner Schwyz region. Views are always impressive. Great food at Gueteregg. T...

  • Rigi from Küssnacht

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    near Küssnacht, Kanton Schwyz (Switzerland)
    Distance
    10.28mi
    Elevation +
    4977f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo ofRigi from Küssnacht Photo ofRigi from Küssnacht Photo ofRigi from Küssnacht

    We started from Küssnacht to go on the Rigi. I chosen to select the level "Difficult" for this hike, because : - For the begin of the hike, we took the wrong path, so there is about 30 minutes of hike in the wild, wi...

  • Alpthal-Hagennegg-Mostelberg

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    near Alpthal, Kanton Schwyz (Switzerland)
    Distance
    7.69mi
    Elevation +
    2198f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo ofAlpthal-Hagennegg-Mostelberg Photo ofAlpthal-Hagennegg-Mostelberg Photo ofAlpthal-Hagennegg-Mostelberg

    A 4.5 hour walk from Alpthal, through wild berries (strawberries, raspberries, blueberries), to the crest between the Alpthal valley and that of Rothenthurm/Sattel; along the crest to Haggenegg, with wonderous views of t...

  • Stoos - Fronalpstock

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    near Chli Wissenflue, Kanton Schwyz (Switzerland)
    Distance
    3.04mi
    Elevation +
    92f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo ofStoos - Fronalpstock Photo ofStoos - Fronalpstock Photo ofStoos - Fronalpstock

    A great walk with great views beginning at Stoos. Drive to the Stoosbahn outside Schwyz and take the newly built funicular! Steepest in Switzerland! There's a chairlift that runs between Stoos and Fronalpstock to get you...

  • Grosse Mythen, Schwyz

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    near Holzegg, Kanton Schwyz (Switzerland)
    Distance
    4.36mi
    Elevation +
    1480f
    TrailRank
    33
    Photo ofGrosse Mythen, Schwyz Photo ofGrosse Mythen, Schwyz Photo ofGrosse Mythen, Schwyz

    Grosse Mythen, Schwyz The actual hike up the mountain can be done in 1 hour (speedy climb 45 minutes), down in half an hour. I took much longer, since I was on a photography/interview assignment.

  • Brunnin - Grosser Myhen circular

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    near Brunni, Kanton Schwyz (Switzerland)
    Distance
    6.31mi
    Elevation +
    3150f
    TrailRank
    33| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofBrunnin - Grosser Myhen circular Photo ofBrunnin - Grosser Myhen circular Photo ofBrunnin - Grosser Myhen circular

    ENGLISH BELOW Ruta molt assequible tot i tenir un desnivell important i i trams molt verticals. Començem al parking de Brunni, només sortir ja podem gaudir del majestuós Grosser Mythen. Pujarem seguint paisatge bos...

    Really enjoyable trail. Only downside was that it was a very hot day and the trail does not offer much shade. Appreciate...
    Flavio Pergo
  • Mostelberg-Mythen-Brunni

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    near Mostelberg, Kanton Schwyz (Swiss Confederation)
    Distance
    10.69mi
    Elevation +
    4318f
    TrailRank
    33
    Photo ofMostelberg-Mythen-Brunni Photo ofMostelberg-Mythen-Brunni Photo ofMostelberg-Mythen-Brunni

    A great hike offering superb views over Schwyz and Lake Lucerne. We begin at Mostelberg, which can be reached by cable car from Sattel-Aegeri. From Mostelberg we cross Europe's longest swing bridge and meander along a pl...

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