Obersee Lake – Klöntal Lake


Näfels: Obersee

Näfels: Obersee

Näfels › Süd

Näfels › Süd

Lengthy hike through the Obersee Valley and over the Längenegg Pass (1,814 meters) to the Klöntal Valley. From Lachengrat (highest point of the hike) the peaks of the Glärnisch seem close enough to touch. The view of the Klöntal Lake rewards you for your efforts and entices you to a refreshingdip in the lake.

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Technical information

Begin of tour:(Näfels) Obersee
Point of arrival:Vorauen Klöntal (Glarus)
Access starting point:Train to Näfels, Obersee taxi to Obersee
Access point of arrival:PostBus Klöntal Vorauen to Glarus
Physical fitness:easy
Hiking time:4h30 (from Näfels on foot to Obersee +1h30 / on foot from Vorauen, Klöntal Lake to Glarus + 2h)
Season:June to October


Obersee - Sulzboden - Sulz - Lachenalp - Lachengrat (Längenegg Pass) - Alp Obere Längenegg - Vorauen Klöntal (Klöntaler Lake)

From Lachengrat (highest point of the hike) the peaks of the Glärnisch are close enough to touch.

Gentle ascent on a well-groomed trail to the Längenegg Pass. The descent is somewhat steeper, but at the lower end follow a wide mule track.

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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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