Check out the posts below for some of our favorite hikes in the Swiss canton of Schwyz!

Wildspitz – Hiking above the clouds near Zurich

On a foggy Sunday, as the train started climbing up from Arth-Goldau station towards Sattel, the density of the fog began to fade. The sky got bluer and then suddenly bang! We were out of the clouds and into the sunshine. If you’ve never experienced this before it might be…


Rotenflue – A New Year’s Hike

After a New Year’s night, or Silvester as the Swiss like to call it, we decided to head into the mountains for a short but relaxing hike. After a bit of searching, we found that Rotenflue (or Rotenfluh) in Schwyz fit the bill. It's not too long, not too hard…


Hiking up Grosser Mythen – hairpins and big views

Time: 3 hrs Distance: ~ 6 km Altitude: ~ 700 m ↑ 700 m ↓ Scroll down for the route details and various other laidback options. Grosser Mythen and Kleiner Mythen sit next to each other opposite the Rigi massif, and already as you come in towards canton Schwyz on…


Gross Aubrig: Hiking, Lake and Mountain Views near Zurich

This hike took us to Innerthal and the Wägitalersee Lake, which are about an hour away from Zurich and is one of my favourite spots to get away from the city. In winter especially, the view of the snow-covered mountains surrounding the lake is gorgeous and we’ve come up here…


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