This snowshoe hike crosses remote yet busy areas, overseen in silence by the two Mythen peaks. It's well worth stopping along the way to admire the magnificent views of the Schwyz mountains and landscape.


At the start in Brunni, the mighty Grosser Mythen is impossible to overlook. Hikers head uphill through silent natural surroundings, at times across open terrain, then through woodlands. The path via Alp Furggelen brings them to the highest point on the tour: the Furggelenstock. Thanks to the panoramic maps at the lookout point, it's easy to identify all the peaks of the Ybrig region and the Muotathal mountains.

From here, the descent towards Zwäcken passes through the middle of the Mythenregion skiing area and towards Holzegg on wide winter trails. With the Grosser Mythen right in front of them, hikers have to tilt their heads back to see the summit. Down below, their gaze wanders over the Schwyz basin and Lake Lucerne. They can choose between snowshoes and a cable car for the return journey to Brunni. Back at the starting point, by the bus stop or the car parks, they can take one last look at the Grosser Mythen before heading home.

An enjoyable tour includes the careful planning of the same. Please inform yourself in advance at the local information center about the route and weather conditions. Depending on the season and weather conditions, this route may be blocked or interrupted

Technical information

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Start location
Brunni, Holzegg
640 m
320 m
7 km
3 h 30 min
Physical requirements
Elevation profile
640Meter ascents
320Meter descents
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Signalisation in both directions
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Chur Tourismus
Bahnhofplatz 3
7001 Chur

Phone +41 (0)81 252 18 18
Fax +41 (0)81 254 58 89

Mythenregion AG
Rickenbachstrasse 163
Postfach 541
6431 Schwyz

Phone +41 (0)41 819 70 00

Quick Facts

Route number

No. 818


7 km


3 h 30 min


640 m

Travel information: Brunni

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