The Best Trails in Glarus (Switzerland)

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Photo of Kies - Geisserplatz - Rossgletti - Unteres Börtli - Mettmen Staumauer (stausee garichti) - Naturfreundehaus - Kies Photo of Obersee - Breitchamm Photo of Leglerhütte from Betschwanden via Diestaler Siwellen
  • Obersee - Breitchamm

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    Backcountry Ski
    near Oberlochegg, Kanton Glarus (Switzerland)
    Distance
    10.50mi
    Elevation +
    3540f
    TrailRank
    46| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Obersee - Breitchamm Photo of Obersee - Breitchamm Photo of Obersee - Breitchamm

    Our first visit to Glarus we decided to go in Obersee. The landscape is quite nice and the quality and quantity of snow was nice (even with the high temperatures that we are heaving). The route starts with a kind of fla...

    I will like to come back again! :D
    marta.ferrer
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  • Klöntalersee

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    Hiking
    near Rhodannenberg, Kanton Glarus (Switzerland)
    Distance
    4.53mi
    Elevation +
    1237f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo of Klöntalersee Photo of Klöntalersee Photo of Klöntalersee

    An easy 2 hour walk without altitude change over mainly gravel trail. On a sunny day, the walk enjoys fantastic mountain views while you walk through lovely forests. Park at Rhodannenberg, walk to Plätz (or Vorauen), and...

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  • near Glarus, Kanton Glarus (Switzerland)
    Distance
    31.79mi
    Elevation +
    5758f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo of Glarus to Schwyz via Klöntal, Pragelpass and Muotathal Photo of Glarus to Schwyz via Klöntal, Pragelpass and Muotathal Photo of Glarus to Schwyz via Klöntal, Pragelpass and Muotathal

    This is quite a runnable stretch. The 50+ km were done in 5h 38 min of moving time. Leaving Glarus the path meanders a little bit around houses and plots of land so one has to pay a attention. After leaving the inhabi...

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  • Elm to Sargans via Foopass

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    Trail Running
    near Elm, Kanton Glarus (Switzerland)
    Distance
    24.56mi
    Elevation +
    5830f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo of Elm to Sargans via Foopass Photo of Elm to Sargans via Foopass Photo of Elm to Sargans via Foopass

    The terrain is pretty easy with one exception. It follows route 1, Via Alpina. I did it in reverse order because the weather forecast suggested storms in afternoon. Pretty much all the hikers coming in opposite dir...

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  • Murg Lakes and loop around Mürtschenstock

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    Trail Running
    near Filzbach, Kanton Glarus (Switzerland)
    Distance
    20.43mi
    Elevation +
    6781f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo of Murg Lakes and loop around Mürtschenstock Photo of Murg Lakes and loop around Mürtschenstock Photo of Murg Lakes and loop around Mürtschenstock

    Very pretty and recommendable trail run, even on a cloudy rainy day (22.8.2020) Start in car park of Filzbach (free). We followed signs for Talalpsee Just before Talalpsee we caught route 73 (Sardona-Welterbe-We...

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  • Linthal - Braunwaldpanoramaweg

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    Trail Running
    near Linthal, Kanton Glarus (Switzerland)
    Distance
    12.62mi
    Elevation +
    4524f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo of Linthal - Braunwaldpanoramaweg Photo of Linthal - Braunwaldpanoramaweg Photo of Linthal - Braunwaldpanoramaweg

    Pretty but steep route I am using the Schweizmobil GPS we followed rather than actual as the GPS failed when confronted with steep cliff walls. There 3 or 4 streams to replenish water. Done 15.5.2020. There were...

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  • Bödmerenwald + Silberen 'figure of 8'

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    Trail Running
    near Richisau, Kanton Glarus (Switzerland)
    Distance
    17.63mi
    Elevation +
    4439f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo of Bödmerenwald + Silberen 'figure of 8' Photo of Bödmerenwald + Silberen 'figure of 8' Photo of Bödmerenwald + Silberen 'figure of 8'

    Drive to Pragelpass The route is a "figure of eight" with some minor section that you will run twice. It aims to show most of two classical routes from Pragelpass - Bödmerenwald (original forest allowed to live/re...

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  • near Stachelberg Bad, Kanton Glarus (Switzerland)
    Distance
    24.82mi
    Elevation +
    4167f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo of Linthal to Elm via Richetlipass (Via Alpina) plus extra Photo of Linthal to Elm via Richetlipass (Via Alpina) plus extra Photo of Linthal to Elm via Richetlipass (Via Alpina) plus extra

    This is a day section of the Via Alpina Route 1, with an added valley return to Schwanden Until Elm you need to just follow signs for Route 1 (it is mostly mountain path, red, white markings, with yellow (walking path...

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  • Linthal Ziegelbrücke - Alpine Panorama route 4

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    Bicycle Touring
    near Stachelberg Bad, Kanton Glarus (Switzerland)
    Distance
    18.50mi
    Elevation +
    46f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo of Linthal Ziegelbrücke - Alpine Panorama route 4 Photo of Linthal Ziegelbrücke - Alpine Panorama route 4 Photo of Linthal Ziegelbrücke - Alpine Panorama route 4

    It follows the Bike Route 4 signs - Alpine Panorama from Linthal to Ziegelbrücke Done on a foldable Brompton. Combination of asphalt and very tightly packed gravel where even road bikes could go with some minor dis...

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  • near Braunwald, Kanton Glarus (Switzerland)
    Distance
    5.84mi
    Elevation +
    1362f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo of Braunwald - Kantongrenze (Urnerboden) Photo of Braunwald - Kantongrenze (Urnerboden) Photo of Braunwald - Kantongrenze (Urnerboden)

    Braunwald (funicular station) - Kantongrenze (bus stop) Started with coffee at the kiosk by the funicular station. There’s a steep uphill section through the forest between km3.4 and km3.7 made more difficult by a ...

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  • near Niedern, Kanton Glarus (Switzerland)
    Distance
    3.76mi
    Elevation +
    643f
    TrailRank
    26
    Photo of UNESCO-Weltwerbe Tektonikarena Sardona Photo of UNESCO-Weltwerbe Tektonikarena Sardona

    Chairlift from Flims to Naraus, then walk to Startgels (can also be done via snowshoe trail, but takes longer). Lift to Grauberg, from where we followed the snowshoe trail. When we completed the loop, we continued down t...

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  • near Niederurnen, Kanton Glarus (Switzerland)
    Distance
    17.09mi
    Elevation +
    2789f
    TrailRank
    23

    Great ride with a first easy part until Mullern afterwards deep off-road in steep single trails with dangerous parts better walk if you are not sure, after untere Nüen along the road or hiking ways. After Bodenberg rift ...

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  • Mettmen Alp

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    Hiking
    near Niedern Stafel, Kanton Glarus (Switzerland)
    Distance
    5.79mi
    Elevation +
    1191f
    TrailRank
    23
    Photo of Mettmen Alp Photo of Mettmen Alp

    Took a gondola up by the dam then walked around. Amazing for a jog, saw some awesome wild flowers and frogs.

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  • near Ober Stafel, Kanton Glarus (Switzerland)
    Distance
    9.23mi
    Elevation +
    2270f
    TrailRank
    84| Rating 5.0
    Photo of SUIZA - Vía Alpina (itinerario verde) - C4b -De Obererbs al Collado NW del Erbser Stock, Richetlipass (2.261 m.) y Linthal Photo of SUIZA - Vía Alpina (itinerario verde) - C4b -De Obererbs al Collado NW del Erbser Stock, Richetlipass (2.261 m.) y Linthal Photo of SUIZA - Vía Alpina (itinerario verde) - C4b -De Obererbs al Collado NW del Erbser Stock, Richetlipass (2.261 m.) y Linthal

    SUIZA - Vía Alpina (itinerario verde) - C4b -De Obererbs al Collado NW del Erbser Stock, Richetlipass (2.261 m.) y Linthal ⇐ Enlace a la etapa anterior: SUIZA - Vía Alpina (itinerario verde) - C4a -De Elm a Gerstboden...

    Muy buena etapa y descripción. Muchas gracias, Pablo
    René G.
    Bonita ruta, aunque exigente por los desniveles. Lástima de esos caminos de gravilla... Me parece muy buena idea dividi...
    ladylady
    Very nice hike! See you next time?
    Arturo Ciorraga
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  • Ziegelbrucke-Speer-Amden-weesen

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    Hiking
    near Ziegelbrücke, Kanton Glarus (Swiss Confederation)
    Distance
    16.27mi
    Elevation +
    3773f
    TrailRank
    22

    I found snow during the route, at 1100 meters and then was a little bit difficult. Very good views. Beautiful place

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  • Grünhornhütte

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    Trail Running
    near Tierfehd, Kanton Glarus (Switzerland)
    Distance
    16.61mi
    Elevation +
    7644f
    TrailRank
    20

    From Tierfehd following the path to Hinter Sand and from there following the summer path to Fridolinhütte, just a bit of snow close to the Grünhornhütte but not deep. Amazing to be completely alone in the valley and see ...

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  • near Elm, Kanton Glarus (Switzerland)
    Distance
    6.41mi
    Elevation +
    2871f
    TrailRank
    80| Rating 5.0
    Photo of SUIZA - Vía Alpina (itinerario verde) - C4a -De Elm a Gerstboden, Ämpächli, Rietmatt y Skihütte Obererbs (1.700 m.) Photo of SUIZA - Vía Alpina (itinerario verde) - C4a -De Elm a Gerstboden, Ämpächli, Rietmatt y Skihütte Obererbs (1.700 m.) Photo of SUIZA - Vía Alpina (itinerario verde) - C4a -De Elm a Gerstboden, Ämpächli, Rietmatt y Skihütte Obererbs (1.700 m.)

    SUIZA - Vía Alpina (itinerario verde) - C4a -De Elm a Gerstboden, Ämpächli, Rietmatt y Skihütte Obererbs (1.700 m.) ⇐ Enlace a la etapa anterior: SUIZA - Vía Alpina (itinerario verde) - C3b - De Weisstannen a Foopass ...

    Good trail! Congratulations!
    Arturo Ciorraga
    Excelente Tus fotos siempre nos sorprenden
    mehdi.tabibvand
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  • near Stachelberg Bad, Kanton Glarus (Switzerland)
    Distance
    10.15mi
    Elevation +
    3314f
    TrailRank
    74| Rating 5.0
    Photo of SUIZA - Vía Alpina (itinerario verde) - C5 - De Linthal a Braunwald, Hüttenberg, Nussbühl, Vorder Stafel y Urnerboden Photo of SUIZA - Vía Alpina (itinerario verde) - C5 - De Linthal a Braunwald, Hüttenberg, Nussbühl, Vorder Stafel y Urnerboden Photo of SUIZA - Vía Alpina (itinerario verde) - C5 - De Linthal a Braunwald, Hüttenberg, Nussbühl, Vorder Stafel y Urnerboden

    SUIZA - Vía Alpina (itinerario verde) - C5 - De Linthal a Braunwald, Hüttenberg, Nussbühl, Vorder Stafel y Urnerboden ⇐ Enlace a la etapa anterior: SUIZA - Vía Alpina (itinerario verde) - C4b -De Obererbs al Collado N...

    Bonita ruta. Muchas gracias por compartirla.
    Arturo Ciorraga
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  • Zürich - Vorarlberg, Tag 4

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    Hiking
    near Klöntal, Kanton Glarus (Switzerland)
    Distance
    22.89mi
    Elevation +
    5735f
    TrailRank
    52
    Photo of Zürich - Vorarlberg, Tag 4 Photo of Zürich - Vorarlberg, Tag 4 Photo of Zürich - Vorarlberg, Tag 4

    Vom Klöntalersee (Vorauen) ging es am 4. Tag hoch über den Chängel zum Obersee, von dort nach Näfels, ein Stück dem Escherkanal entlang und dann nach Weesen. Dort habe ich irgendwie einen falschen Weg genommen und einen ...

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  • Via Ferrata Braunwalder

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    Via Ferrata
    near Stachelberg Bad, Kanton Glarus (Swiss Confederation)
    Distance
    7.73mi
    Elevation +
    5840f
    TrailRank
    43
    Photo of Via Ferrata Braunwalder Photo of Via Ferrata Braunwalder Photo of Via Ferrata Braunwalder

    El punto de partida es el pueblo de Linthal. Dejamos el coche en la estación del cremallera que nos llevará a Braunwald y desde allá tomaremos el telesilla que nos subirá a Gummen. Después de 30 minutos de aproximación,...

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  • near Stachelberg Bad, Kanton Glarus (Switzerland)
    Distance
    26.44mi
    Elevation +
    5515f
    TrailRank
    43| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Vía Alpina. Ruta verde. Linthal - Altdorf. Photo of Vía Alpina. Ruta verde. Linthal - Altdorf. Photo of Vía Alpina. Ruta verde. Linthal - Altdorf.

    Espectacular recorrido que une las etapas 6 y 7 de la Vía Alpina Verde en una sola jornada.

    Una espectacular ruta, sin duda, pero te has dado un palizón impresionante. !Enhorabuena! Muchas gracias por compartirl...
    Arturo Ciorraga
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