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The 10 Most Beautiful mountain hikes in Switzerland

Auf einem der wohl schönsten Wanderwege der Schweiz, mit Blick auf das Schreckhorn
Mountain tour · Switzerland
From Grindelwald to the Schreckhorn Hut
Premium content Difficulty moderate Stage 1
1
7.5 km
4:30 h
1,266 m
141 m
First stage of the Schreckhorn ascent: Scenically impressive ascent from Grindelwald to the Schreckhorn hut.
Gipfelkreuz auf dem Sassariente
Mountain tour · Ascona-Locarno
About Sassello and Sassariente
Premium content Difficulty moderate closed
3
11.2 km
5:00 h
936 m
954 m
Scenic loop over two rocky peaks, along a historic stone wall and with a final climb to the summit.
Blick über den Hohtälligrat
Mountain tour · Switzerland
Hohtällig Ridge and Gorner Glacier
Premium content Difficulty easy
1
9.3 km
2:39 h
440 m
716 m
The most magnificent scenery of the Alps is combined with relatively little effort on this tour.
Das Gipfelkreuz des Monte Limidario
Mountain tour · Ascona-Locarno
Over the Monte Limidario (Gridone)
Premium content Difficulty difficult
5
19.1 km
9:30 h
1,971 m
1,971 m
This mountain tour to the highest peak on the shores of Lake Maggiore can undoubtedly be described as the region's royal tour.
Der Gipfel des Monte Tamaro
Mountain tour · Lugano Region
Monte Tamaro round - Panorama deluxe
Premium content Difficulty moderate
1
8.8 km
5:00 h
691 m
691 m
Short mountain tour to Monte Tamaro, parade view mountain in Ticino
Der Matro von Süden
Mountain tour · Bellinzona and Valleys
Matro transgression
Premium content Difficulty difficult
3
14.8 km
6:30 h
1,133 m
1,133 m
Scenic traverse on partly unmarked trails, suitable for scouts who like it lonely
Blick auf den Piz de Molinera
Mountain tour · Bellinzona and Valleys
Piz de Molinera Crossing
Premium content Difficulty moderate
2
12 km
6:00 h
1,060 m
1,060 m
The tour takes us up to a beautiful Alpine panorama high above Bellinzona and the Magadino plain. At the Alp di Brogoldone we can enjoy the mountain peaks on the nature terrace.
Bristensee
Mountain tour · Switzerland
Bristen
Premium content Difficulty difficult
1
17.2 km
9:40 h
2,330 m
2,330 m
A challenging alpine hike (T5) with long ridge climbs (I-II) to the dominant peak of Uri's Reuss Valley.
Rückblick auf die Gratwanderung vom Widderfeld zum Mittaggüpfi
Mountain tour · Pilatus
Pilatus - round trip from Eigenthal
Premium content Difficulty difficult
1
22.4 km
9:00 h
1,780 m
1,780 m
Long but easy round tour on Lucerne's local mountain Pilatus (T3). The ridge walk from the Tomlishorn to the Mittaggüpfi is particularly beautiful.
Ausblick vom Gipfel zum
Mountain tour · Glarner Alps
Mountain tour on the Fronalpstock
Premium content Difficulty moderate
1
6.8 km
3:36 h
729 m
729 m
The striking Fronalpstock towers high above the Glarus region and offers a fantastic panoramic view.
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Kaiserwetter auf der Hundwiler Höhi (1305 m) und dem Himmelberg by Erich
December 09, 2022 · Community
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When did you do this route? December 06, 2022
4 Seen Wanderung zum Gornergrat by I de Schwiiz
November 09, 2022 · Community
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