Via Glaralpina mit Blick ins Tal und zu den Tschingelhörner mit dem Martinsloch

Top 10 Hikes in Glarnerland

Glarus is a great place to hike. One-day hikes with children, alpine tours, multi-day mountain tours with a guide or climbing, there is a suitable route here for everyone.
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recommended route Difficulty moderate Multi-stage route
Distance 229.6 km
Duration 87:32 h
Ascent 18,500 m
Descent 18,500 m

Die Via Glaralpina ist ein abwechslungsreicher Weitwanderweg in den Höhen des Glarnerlandes. Sie verbindet die drei Gemeinden Glarus Nord, Glarus ...

from Via Glaralpina,   VISIT Glarnerland AG
Hiking Trail · Switzerland
Rundwanderung Braunwald - Oberblegisee
recommended route Difficulty easy closed
Distance 8.6 km
Duration 3:00 h
Ascent 77 m
Descent 540 m

The deep blue Oberblegisee is one of the most beautiful mountain lakes in Switzerland and exudes a lot of mysticism because of its undiscovered ...

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from Fridolin Hösli,   VISIT Glarnerland AG
recommended route Difficulty easy Open
Distance 5.7 km
Duration 1:40 h
Ascent 135 m
Descent 343 m

A leisurely hike through the middle of the Freiberg Kärpf, with little altitude difference.

from Jasmin Schläpfer (Elm Ferienregion),   VISIT Glarnerland AG
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 6.7 km
Duration 2:24 h
Ascent 349 m
Descent 290 m

Find out about the famous aromatic herb cheese from the "Zigerschlitz".

from UNESCO Welterbe Terktonikarena Sardona,   VISIT Glarnerland AG
Hiking Trail · Canton Glarus
Kärpf Hike - Mettmen to Elm via Wildmad
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 9.6 km
Duration 3:44 h
Ascent 693 m
Descent 811 m

Well-known and popular mountain hike over the Wildmad with the opportunity to observe wildlife.

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from Jasmin Schläpfer (Elm Ferienregion),   VISIT Glarnerland AG
Hiking Trail · Switzerland
Braunwald Panoramic Hike
recommended route Difficulty easy closed
Distance 9.1 km
Duration 3:00 h
Ascent 382 m
Descent 383 m

An unforgettable hiking experience: A panoramic circular hike with the most beautiful view of the Glarus Alps.

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from Fridolin Hösli,   VISIT Glarnerland AG
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 6.4 km
Duration 2:35 h
Ascent 317 m
Descent 792 m

The expedition is a voyage of discovery in the middle of the Sardona World Heritage Site. The highlight is the Firstboden at 1,750 m above sea ...

UNESCO-Welterbe Tektonikarena Sardona
Hiking Trail · Switzerland
Klöntaler See
Difficulty Open
Distance 13.3 km
Duration 3:45 h
Ascent 145 m
Descent 531 m

Romantic riverside and canyon paths Klöntal is one of the most beautiful valleys in the foothills of the Alps. Its gentle grace in the midst of ...

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from Ulrich Tubbesing,   VISIT Glarnerland AG
Mountain Hike · Switzerland
Hike to Muttsee
recommended route Difficulty difficult closed
Distance 10 km
Duration 4:30 h
Ascent 906 m
Descent 908 m

Hike to the highest reservoir in Europe, the dam wall is the highest in Switzerland at 1050 meters. Plenty of game to observe along the way and the ...

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from Gabriela Heer,   VISIT Glarnerland AG
Hiking Trail · Ostschweiz/Liechtenstein
Bärenboden - Äugsten - Bi den Seelenen
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 10.2 km
Duration 4:45 h
Ascent 961 m
Descent 961 m

Diese wunderschöne Rundwanderung beginnt oberhalb von Ennenda bei der Bergstation der Aeugstenbahn.

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