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View to the Mythen

View to the Mythen

Chapel on the Holzegg

Chapel on the Holzegg





Tour description

This tour is not meant for Sunday riders. For one thing, it requires somewhat more training than the Sunday rider needs, for another the popular hiking trail, the Panoramaweg, is part of this route. A hiking trail has been more or less well maintained along the ridges of the Grosser and Kleiner Mythen for decades, extending from Mostelberg to Holzegg, Ibergeregg, Spirstock and finally Hoch-Ybrig. From 1993 to 1998 the old trail was renovated, and the result is a well cared for hiking trail with protective refuges, outdoor fireplaces and good directional signs. It is perhaps not everyone’s cup of tea to drive ca. 15 km from Einsiedeln along the Sihlsee to Unteriberg. But what comes next makes it all worthwhile. From Unteriberg to Holzegg the route follows the Iron-Bike route (marked) for the most part. Most enjoyable is the magnificent view of the Central Swiss Alps! From Holzegg the tour continues along the impressive Mythen cliffs to Hagenegg. And now comes the real key section of the tour: you will need all your technical knowledge, fitness and strength on the following, narrow ridge trail along the Grossbrechenberg. You’ll have to push your bike a few times. Shortly before the Nüsellstock you turn off at first on a single trail, later onto an alpine road in the direction of Ober Trachslau. From there along the valley to Einsiedeln.

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  • Diese Tour ist lang aber schön.Ein grosser Teil der Strecke vom Grossbrechenstock über die Krete nach Trachslau ist für Mountainbiker nicht geeignet nach Regenfällen! Wer sein Bike ca 70 % der Strecke tragen möchte,wer durch Sumpflanschaften "waten" möchte, dem sei dieser Teil empfohlen Alle anderen Mountainbiker sollten von der Hagenegg direkt hinunter ins Tal nach Alpthal. Dann alles dem Bach entlang nach Einsiedeln die Tour ausklingen lassen.

Places along the route: Einsiedeln - Willerzell - Euthal - Oberiberg - Roggenegg - Spirstock - Ibergeregg - Holzegg - Haggenegg - Grossbrechenstock - Teuffeli - Ruchegg - Ober Trachslau - Einsiedeln


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Tour history (001150)

First published: Dienstag, 17. August 2010

Last updated: Dienstag, 17. Juni 2014

Tour published by: Presented by www.zuerich.com

Tour characteristics

Distance: 52.8 km | Time requirement: 5½ h
Ascent: 1657 m | Descent: 1657 m
Aufstieg bei OeV-Benutzung!: 1027 m
Highest point: 1771 m.a.s.l.

Difficulty S2

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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