The Best Trails in Schwyz (Switzerland)

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Photo of Rigi Staffel from Seebodenalp Photo of Vitznauerstock / Gersauerstock Photo of Seebodenalp - Rigi - Goldau
  • 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...

  • Seebodenalp - Rigi - Goldau

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    near Rigi Staffel, Kanton Schwyz (Switzerland)
    Distance
    8.22mi
    Elevation +
    2405f
    TrailRank
    57| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofSeebodenalp - Rigi - Goldau Photo ofSeebodenalp - Rigi - Goldau Photo ofSeebodenalp - Rigi - Goldau

    At least one in life we have to do it. Taking care of the recent snowfalls, we decided to ascend the Rigi. Is quite famous and with a lot of tourists, but descending the way that we did, then is was fine. To descend fol...

    At the end it was a nice day!
    marta.ferrer
  • 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. ...

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  • 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...

  • Ski tour day trip (on 17&18 March 2012)

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    near Riemenstalden, Kanton Schwyz (Swiss Confederation)
    Distance
    13.39mi
    Elevation +
    6952f
    TrailRank
    46
    Photo ofSki tour day trip (on 17&18 March 2012) Photo ofSki tour day trip (on 17&18 March 2012) Photo ofSki tour day trip (on 17&18 March 2012)

    We made two ski-tour day trips from the Lidernen Hut (1727m). The hut was easily reached by gondola lift (cable car) and has plenty possibilities for skiing and climbing. We parked the car at 9:10 (paid parking), took th...

  • 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...

  • Brunnen Stoos Fronalpstock

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    near Ingenbohl, Kanton Schwyz (Switzerland)
    Distance
    15.00mi
    Elevation +
    5453f
    TrailRank
    38
    Photo ofBrunnen Stoos Fronalpstock Photo ofBrunnen Stoos Fronalpstock Photo ofBrunnen Stoos Fronalpstock

    This route is an excellent training run. Completed in 3 hrs net, without pushing too much. From the train station, follow the walking path and signs for Ingenbohl wald. You will go past a school (Ingenbohl Theresia...

  • 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...

  • near Goldau, Kanton Schwyz (Swiss Confederation)
    Distance
    19.42mi
    Elevation +
    3953f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo ofGoldau, Gnipen, Wildspitz, Steinen, Lauerz 32 km Circular Photo ofGoldau, Gnipen, Wildspitz, Steinen, Lauerz 32 km Circular Photo ofGoldau, Gnipen, Wildspitz, Steinen, Lauerz 32 km Circular

    Trail shoes needed and poles very adviseable Terrain was dry but it can be quite muddy First 6 km from Goldau are steep and have to be walked First 6 km is well marked but a tad thin and with quite a bit of vegetation...

  • Rempen direction Zurich

    Off Road
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    near Rempen, Kanton Schwyz (Switzerland)
    Distance
    10.27mi
    Elevation +
    2490f
    TrailRank
    37| Rating 4.0
    Photo ofRempen direction Zurich Photo ofRempen direction Zurich

    A little alternative way to go direction Zurich after you a swim in Wägitalersee. Off-road trail is the little dead end that could continue if there were no rain for a few days (less mud) Rest of the track is more chill...

    Tiptop Thanks 👌🙏
    Freddy Klein
  • Walk: Ufenau

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    near Pfäffikon, Kanton Schwyz (Switzerland)
    Distance
    3.17mi
    Elevation +
    23f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo ofWalk: Ufenau Photo ofWalk: Ufenau Photo ofWalk: Ufenau

    A lovely family walk around the tiny island of Ufenau, an island in the middle of Lake Zurich. Only recently renewed and re-opened, the island is a nice place for a lunch and a short, family friendly walk. Rugged strolle...

  • 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...

  • Alpthal Rundgang - Around the Alpthal

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    near Einsiedeln, Kanton Schwyz (Switzerland)
    Distance
    21.42mi
    Elevation +
    5197f
    TrailRank
    36| Rating 4.0
    Photo ofAlpthal Rundgang - Around the Alpthal Photo ofAlpthal Rundgang - Around the Alpthal Photo ofAlpthal Rundgang - Around the Alpthal

    Poles and proper trail shoes highly recommended. 95% soft trail 5% asphalt Not a difficult route but is mainly narrow mountain paths, with quite a few roots so keep an eye. The route is very well marked by white marks...

    I did the same trail, but in the reverse direction and added a bit extra in the beginning to get on the ridge early. ...
    Frouws

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