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Bachtel forest

Bachtel forest

View to the Bachtel

View to the Bachtel

Tour description

Starting in Rüti, this trail passes through Fägswil-Goldbach, over the Batzberg and then to Wald. In Wald, we turn right and reach Laupen and then, via Dietzikon, continue in the direction of Atzmännig. Leaving Egligen, the trail climbs steeply to the left to Bannholz and then continues along a ridge to the sanatorium.

A short climb near the sanatorium brings us to a ca. 1 km downhill stretch to Hittenberg, then right to Oberholz and from there downhill once again to Hüebli. From Hüebli we follow the road to the right toward Gibswil and cross, shortly before reaching the village, the railway bridge to Ried. The trail now crosses the main road and climbs again via Sennenberg/Unterscheid to the Bachtel. Here we enjoy a magnificent panoramic view of the Zurich Oberland and Lake Zurich. The journey back to Rüti railway station is best made via Orn-Unterbach-Hasenstrick and Oberdürnten.

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  • Tour am 22.09.2007 gefahren. Die Tour bietet zwar schöne Aussicht, ist fahrtechnisch jedoch sehr simpel. 95% Asphalt, 4% Schotterstrasse, 1% Singletrail. Wir benötigten rund 2:10 Std. reine Fahrzeit. Mit einem längeren Halt reichten uns 3 Std. Brutto. Der Track ist sehr schön gemacht, mit Abbiegehinweise an den Kreuzungen. Für "echte" Mountainbiker wären mehr Singletrails aber wünschenswert und in der Gegend vermutlich auch zu finden.

Places along the route: Rüti - Fägswil - Wald - Hittenberg - Oberholz - Ger - Oh - Gibswil - Bachtel - Orn - Hasenstrick - Blattenbach - Oberdürnten - Rüti


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Tour history (B01111)

First published: Freitag, 29. Februar 2008

Last updated: Mittwoch, 15. Januar 2014

Tour published by: Presented by www.zuerich.com

Tour characteristics

Distance: 36.3 km | Time requirement: 4 h
Ascent: 973 m | Descent: 973 m
Highest point: 1115 m.a.s.l.

Difficulty S0

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Zürichsee Tourismus
CH-8640 Rapperswil
Tel: +41 (0)55 220 57 57
E-Mail: zuerichsee@zuerich.com
Internet: www.zuerich.com