Oberblegisee Luftaufnahme

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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Viewing format
recommended route Difficulty easy open
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
Nature Trail · Filzbach
Schabziger Höhenweg
Difficulty difficult closed
Distance 15 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 929 m
Descent 1,167 m

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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
recommended route Difficulty easy open
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

Die Expedition ist eine Entdeckungsreise mitten im Welterbe Sardona. Höhepunkt bildet der Firstboden auf 1‘750 m ü. M, mit dem speziellen ...

Tektonikarena Sardona
Hiking Trail
Klöntaler See
Difficulty
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 ...

from Ulrich Tubbesing,   VISIT Glarnerland AG
Mountain Hike · Linthal
Hike to Muttsee
recommended route Difficulty difficult open
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 ...

from Gabriela Heer,   VISIT Glarnerland AG
recommended route Difficulty moderate closed
Distance 13 km
Duration 4:02 h
Ascent 468 m
Descent 479 m

Tracing the footsteps of the Romans, the tour leads from Näfels over the Kerenzerberg to Mühlehorn. Along the way, hikers will be transported back ...

from Hannes Hochuli (Glarus Nord Tourismus),   VISIT Glarnerland AG
Difficulty moderate
Distance 10.2 km
Duration 4:45 h
Ascent 961 m
Descent 961 m

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