Hikes within easy reach of Zurich

Hasenmatt – Hiking Above the Clouds

This is a peak in the Jura mountain range which we’ve been up twice, once in spring and once in autumn. Each time the view was a magnificent panorama of the Alps from left to right. A friend of ours nicknamed the peak ‘Haslimatt’ which sounds slightly nicer and slightly…


A Snowshoe Hike in Canton Glarus

Who said adults can't have fun in the snow? This snowshoe hike is officially called Stäfeli Trail Route 991. We did it in late February when it’s normally freezing and snow is abundant. This year however it was warm and although there was some snow it wasn’t as deep as…


Lagern – A Rocky Ridge Hike Close to Zurich

Just 15 minutes from Zurich Hauptbahnhof, this is one of the few Alp-like ridgey walks near Zürich. It’s definitely more challenging than the Uetliberg but nothing the surefooted can’t do. The path starts at Baden station - yes you do have to go to canton Aargau for this one –…


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