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Pragelpass Trail

Route
Hiking Trail
Length
20.0 km
Travel time
7 h
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Stage 2, Muotathal–Hinter Klöntal

A delightful hike through a mountain pass with beautiful houses and stables along the wayside as well as pastures and meadows. There is a view of the ancient Muotathal Bodmeren Alpine forest, under which the Hölloch cave system is spread out. Culturally interesting: Das Richisau Guesthouse.

Technical details

Tour type
Hiking Trail
Starting point
Muotathal Dorf
Point of arrival
Hinter Klöntal
Difficulty
Difficult
Condition
5 / 6
Ascent
1014 m
Descent
773 m
Best Time of Year
April, May, June, July, August, September
Directions

Muotathal Dorf - Schaffmatt - Naturfreundehaus Pragelblick - Pragelpass - Hinter Richisau - Hinter Klöntal

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Good to know

Parking

At the school building Muota there is a large parking lot which can be used free of charge.

Arrival / Return journey

Muotathal is located in Central Switzerland and is easily accessible by car.

Coming from Basel-Lucerne:
Continue on the A14 from Lucerne in the direction of Zug. After 20 km, you will come to the Rütihof intersection. There you take the A4 motorway in the direction of Schwyz. Take the Schwyz exit and follow the signs in the direction of Muotathal.

Coming from Lake Constance and Rapperswil:
At Rapperswil, drive in the direction of Pfäffikon / Gotthard. At Pfäffikon, drive a short distance on the A3 motorway in the direction of Gotthard. Then take the first exit in the direction of Gotthard / Schwyz. The road will take you to Schwyz via Rothenthurm and Sattel. At Schwyz, drive towards Muotathal.

Coming from Gotthard-Altdorf:
Take the bypass (tunnel) in Flüelen in the direction of Schwyz. After the Mosi Tunnel, leave the motorway at Exit 40 Brunnen (in the direction of Weggis/Gersau/Schwyz/Brunnen). Drive in the direction of Ibach/Schwyz and at the 2nd roundabout in Ibach (by Dany's Family Restaurant), take the 1st exit towards Muotathal.

Accessible by bus and train
Yes
Public transport

Muotathal is located in the heart of Central Switzerland. It can be reached by public transport via the Auto AG Schwyz No. 1 bus from the SBB train station in Schwyz.

Further information & links

SchweizMobil Nr. 29