Classical Crest Hike over the Lägeren


The hiking tour from Regensberg over the Lägeren to Baden is the first section of the Jura Crest Trail, which links the cities of Zürich and Geneva in 18 stages.

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Technical information

Begin of tour:Regensberg
End of tour:Baden
Access starting point:S5 to Dielsdorf and bus to Regensberg
Access point of arrival:Trains to Baden
Physical requirements:easy
Difference in levation:420m
Hiking time:4 h
Season:March to November
Gastronomy:Regensberg, Hochwacht, Schartenfels, Baden


Regensberg - Hochwacht - Ruine Altlägeren - Burghorn - Schartenfels – Baden

The varied tour leads over the narrow ridge of Lägeren and offers a myriad of fantastic views onto the Mittelland. The picturesque town of Regensberg and the narrow labyrinthine lanes of Baden’s Old Town are among the cultural and historic highlights along this route. The hike begins in Regensberg and takes you on the Jura Crest Trail to the Hochwacht. Here you continue hiking on the narrow ridge path in the direction of Baden. You then descend via the Schartenfels to Baden’s Old Town.

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The careful planning of a tour will ensure that you also derive the maximum pleasure and enjoyment from it. Please take the time to contact the local information centre and enquire about route and weather conditions before setting off. Your intended trail may be fully or partially closed, depending on the time of year and weather conditions.

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