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Schwyzer Höhenweg

Hiking Trail · Einsiedeln
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  • Blick zur Halsegg oberhalb Sattel
    Blick zur Halsegg oberhalb Sattel
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difficult
Distance 65.4 km
24:10 h
4,226 m
3,802 m
1,644 m
432 m
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Author
Stefan Gwerder 
Update: January 25, 2023
Difficulty
difficult
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Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
1,644 m
Lowest point
432 m
Best time of year
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Track types

Asphalt 18.12%Dirt road 3.66%Forested/wild trail 28.73%Path 47.44%Road 2.03%
Asphalt
11.8 km
Dirt road
2.4 km
Forested/wild trail
18.8 km
Path
31 km
Road
1.3 km
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Rest stops

China Rest. Min Kang Yuan
Hotel du Lac Seehof AG
Restaurant Winkelried
Alpenhof Seilpark
Alpwirtschaft Ruodisegg
Hotel Restaurant Rigi-Seebodenalp
Hotel Klösterli
Rigi Dächli
Hotel Rössli
Bergrestaurant Wildspitz
Alpwirtschaft Halsegg
Restaurant Hirschen
Restaurant Bären
Berggasthaus Mostelberg
Mostler's Q-HOF
Blüemlisberg Ziegenhof
Berggasthaus Haggenegg
Alpwirtschaft Zwüschet Mythen
Berggasthaus Holzegg
Skihaus Holzegg
Alpwirtschaft Zwäcken
Alpwirtschaft Furggelen

Start

Küssnacht (453 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'675'636E 1'215'319N
DD
47.084568, 8.434702
DMS
47°05'04.4"N 8°26'04.9"E
UTM
32T 457090 5214717
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Einsiedeln

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Nature protection area Ibergeregg: December 01 - March 31
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Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'675'636E 1'215'319N
DD
47.084568, 8.434702
DMS
47°05'04.4"N 8°26'04.9"E
UTM
32T 457090 5214717
w3w 
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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
65.4 km
Duration
24:10 h
Ascent
4,226 m
Descent
3,802 m
Highest point
1,644 m
Lowest point
432 m
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  • 5 Stages
Hiking Trail · Central Switzerland
Schwyzer Mountain Path, 1. Section Küssnacht - Rigi
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 1
Distance 8.3 km
Duration 3:45 h
Ascent 1,167 m
Descent 23 m

Küssnacht - Gesslerburg - Alpenhof - Holderen - Ruetlersplangg - Baenderen - Rigi Staffel Seebodenalp is one of the most beautiful panoramic ...

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from Gäste-Service Rigi / Schwyzer Wanderwege,   Schwyzer Wanderwege
Hiking Trail · Central Switzerland
Schwyzer Hoehenweg 2nd stage Rigi - Goldau
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 2
Distance 9.1 km
Duration 3:10 h
Ascent 1 m
Descent 1,089 m

Rigi Staffel - Rigi Kloesterli - Malchuskapelle - Rigi Daechli - Goldau   From the Schwyzer Hoehenweg you will hike along the majestic north ...

from Gäste-Service Rigi / Schwyzer Wanderwege,   Schwyzer Wanderwege
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 3
Distance 13.4 km
Duration 5:20 h
Ascent 1,156 m
Descent 874 m

Das Bergsturzgebiet ist noch heute eindrücklich, mit seinen Schuttmassen und Steinblöcken sowie der speziellen Vegetation, welche sich den Raum ...

from Erhard Gick,   Schwyzer Wanderwege
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 4
Distance 8.6 km
Duration 3:25 h
Ascent 669 m
Descent 70 m

Nach einem fordernden Aufstieg ist das Hochstuckli - der Mostelberg - ein kurzer Abstecher wert. Panoramasicht zu den Mythen und ins Schwyzerland ...

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from Erhard Gick,   Schwyzer Wanderwege
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 5
Distance 21.8 km
Duration 7:30 h
Ascent 797 m
Descent 1,317 m

Eine Tour im Banne der Mythen, die auf der «Hinterseite» umgangen werden. Vom Furggelenstock aus sieht der Grosse Mythen dem Matterhorn täuschend ...

from Erhard Gick,   Schwyzer Wanderwege
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