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Mountains

Switzerland hosts about 20% of the Alps. Approximately 100 peaks are close to or higher than 4000 meters (13125 feet) above sea level. Many mountain areas are developed, there are trains, cog railways, aerial cable cars and other means oftransportation. Swiss mountains are famous for climbing, skiing, snowboarding, biking, hiking and other recreational activities.



  Chäserrugg
This leisurely, 3-km-long walk, which includes a gentle climb to cover a difference in altitude of just 60 m, is a delight for young...
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  Eggishorn
Now it really gets going - a panorama, which shows you why the Eggishorn is also, called 'the mountain of views.' The view goes far...
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  Flumserberg
High above Lake Walen, facing the prominent Churfirsten, a geologically interesting mountain chain, you will find Flumserberg, the...
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  Fronalpstock
The 1922-m-high Fronalpstock enthroned above the car-free village of Stoos in Central Switzerland is best reached by cable car. And...
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  Gornergrat
Discover a top-class natural paradise: the Gornergrat Bahn takes you from Zermatt up the 3089 m high Gornergrat. Through aromatic stone...
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  Jungfrau
The JUNGFRAU REGION south of Interlaken is the rather uninspiring title foisted on what is perhaps the most dramatic, certainly the...
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  Matterhorn
The Matterhorn is a classic peak, a sharp, isolated rock pyramid with steep narrow ridges jutting from surrounding glaciers. The town...
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  Monte Generoso Capolago
Monte Generoso is the mountain with the finest panorama in Canton Ticino. After a 40 minute train ride through beautiful unspoiled...
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  Muottas Muragl
From the mountain station (2453 m), there is a 7-km-long panoramic trail leading round the Schafberg to the mountain station of the...
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  Pilatus
Lucerne's "own" mountain has so many stunning sides – and on the Golden Round Trip you experience every single one: Lake...
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  Piz Bernina
This area in the southeastern, part of Switzerland, while not exactly solitary, seems far from the crowds of the more busy alpine tourism...
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  Piz Corvatsch
The Corvatsch has character and charisma– its steep sides tower over the Engadine. Further up the valley, at the side, it joins...
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  Rigi
There are hiking routes all over the Rigi, most starting from Rigi-Kaltbad or Rigi-Klösterli, the first accessible from both...
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  Rochers de Naye
The cog railway from Montreux takes us up to four very special attractions at the top: a marmot sanctuary with seven enclosures for...
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  Simplon Hospice
Simplon: Stockalper Hospice The first hospice on the Simplon, begun by the the knights of St John, was first mentioned in 1235....
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  The Noth Face of the Eiger
The Eiger is a mountain in the Alps of Switzerland. It is the easternmost peak of a ridge-crest that extends to the Mönch (4,107...
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  Weisshorn
Weisshorn is a sharp, symmetrical pyramid, with three knife-edge ridges rising steeply to the summit. The northeast face is covered...
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