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Mountain hikes in the canton of Glarus

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For those who enjoy an active vacation, we have lots of suggestions in the canton of Glarus. Use our Travel Guide as a source of inspiration for planning your next adventure and browse through descriptions and route details of the most beautiful mountain hikes.
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The 10 Most Beautiful mountain hikes in the canton of Glarus

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Mountain Hike · Glarner Alps
Mountain tour on the Fronalpstock
Premium content Difficulty moderate
1
6.8 km
3:36 h
729 m
729 m
The striking Fronalpstock towers high above the Glarus region and offers a fantastic panoramic view.
Gross Kärpf von P.2611 aus gesehen. Rechts daneben der Chli Kärpf. Über das Schuttband zwischen den beiden Felsabsätzen in der rechten Flanke des Gross Kärpf gelangt man zur Kärpfscharte.
Mountain Hike · Glarner Alps
Crossing Gross and Chli Kärpf
Premium content Difficulty difficult
13 km
8:00 h
1,200 m
1,300 m
Adventurous Überschreitung of two peaks in the ältesten Jagdbanngebiet Europas, the Freiberg Kärpf. Safe climbing at grade II is a prerequisite for an enjoyable tour.
Gipfel Glarner Vorab
Mountain Hike · UNESCO-Welterbe Tektonikarena Sardona
Crossing the Glarus and Grisons Foothills from the Sernftal Valley
Premium content Difficulty difficult
23.5 km
11:00 h
1,860 m
2,250 m
Two 3000m peaks, a long ridge hike with glacier views and exciting scrambles - every alpine hiker will be happy to take on this physical challenge!
Spitzmeilen.
Mountain Hike · Heidiland
Spitzmeilenhütte mit Spitzmeilen und Wissmeilenpass
Premium content Difficulty difficult
18.6 km
7:45 h
771 m
771 m
Die Spitzmeilenhütte ist ein dankbares Hüttenziel. Für ambitionierte Bergwanderer lockt von der Hütte eine schöne Runde über den Wissmeilenpass inkl. Besteigung des Spitzmeilen.
Blick auf die Schwemmebene Segnas-Sut von der Bergstation Grauberg
Mountain Hike · UNESCO-Welterbe Tektonikarena Sardona
Piz Segnas & Piz Sardona
Premium content Difficulty difficult
18.3 km
9:00 h
1,580 m
1,580 m
Challenging mountain tour on two 3000m peaks in the UNESCO World Natural Heritage Tectonic Arena Sardona (T5).
Muttsee
Mountain Hike · Switzerland
Hike to Muttsee
recommended route Difficulty difficult closed
1
10 km
4:30 h
906 m
908 m
Hike to the highest reservoir in Europe, the dam wall is the highest in Switzerland at 1050 meters. Plenty of game to observe along the way and the Muttseehütte SAC invites you to stop for a bite to eat.
Fessis-Seeli
Mountain Hike · Glarner Alps
Ridge hike Gufelstock - Wisschamm
Premium content Difficulty difficult
13.1 km
6:45 h
1,200 m
1,200 m
Medium-difficulty ridge hike (T4-) über 6 summits in the Glarus Alps. The changing rock colours and the many small mountain lakes make for a scenically varied excursion.
Der Claridenfirn gegen den Clariden gesehen
Mountain Hike · Glarner Alps
Fisetenpass - Gämsfairenstock - Claridenhütte
recommended route Difficulty difficult
8.1 km
4:00 h
960 m
520 m
Interessante Alternative zum eigentlichen Hüttenzustieg über den Geissstein.
Niederurnertäli
Mountain Hike · Niederurnen
Hirzli-Planggenstock-Rundwanderung
recommended route Difficulty moderate
11 km
5:07 h
759 m
759 m
Diese Tour führt auf den lohnendsten Berg des Glarner Unterlandes. Das Panorama und die Aussicht auf die Linthebene, den Zürich- und Walensee sind überwältigend. Bei guter Fernsicht kann man im nördlichen Hintergrund sogar den Schwarzwald und den Randen erkennen. 
Am Planggenstock
Mountain Hike · Switzerland
Grat-Wandern am Planggenstock
recommended route Difficulty difficult
17.5 km
5:30 h
975 m
1,515 m
Anspruchsvolle Bergwanderung zwischen Glarus nach Schwyz
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Hike to Muttsee by Annette
August 01, 2022 · Community
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Mountain tour on the Fronalpstock by Meer
October 11, 2020 · Community
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When did you do this route? October 11, 2020
Photo: Meer Grds, Community
Photo: Meer Grds, Community
Gemsfairenstock (2971 m) + (Speichstock (2966 m) zwei Top Aussichtsberge im Glarnerland by Erich
August 18, 2018 · Community
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When did you do this route? August 04, 2018

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