Hikes in the Swiss Jura.

Creux du Van – A semi-circular cliff in the Jura

Creux du Van is one of the jewels of the Jura. In fact, it’s one of those bucket-list worthy Swiss hikes. Getting to Creux du Van took us to the western edge of Switzerland in the French canton of Neuchâtel or Neuenberg as the Swiss Germans call it. Apparently, in geological…


Chasseral – Hiking in the Jura

The two faces of Chasseral - summer and winter hiking in the Jura Table of Contents Chasseral - Winter Snowshoe Hike Chasseral - Summer Hike Practical Info (Time, Distance, Route Map etc) Alternative Routes At 1607m Chasseral is far from being one of the tallest mountains in Switzerland. So it’s…


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…


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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