Hike the most beautiful hiking trails with your family and enjoy the unique panorama – sometimes you can even see as far as the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains. The hiking trails are perfect for young and old and are well marked. Sturdy shoes are recommended. The Spatz Männi Adventure Trail offers an unforgettable adventure for our youngest hikers.
There is no hiking trail to the start of the Toboggan Run. From the top station, it cannot be reached on foot but only through the mid-station of the chairlift. The hiking trails are not accessible to prams. Only the asphalted road from Atzmännig base station to the Altschwand Alpine restaurant, a 30 minutes trail, is accessible to prams. Baby carriers may be rented at the base station for CHF 8.00.
The trail head is at the top station of the chairlift. Walk towards the Atzmännig mountain restaurant, go further on the ridge on the left side of the forest towards the Brustenegg ski lifts. Another 300 m further on, then take a right and move on to the Oberau farm. Pass it, go through the forest and further on until you reach Schutt base station.
Hiking time: about 45 mintues
The loop starts from the top station of the chairlift. The trail leads for about 35 minutes through the forest downhill to the Hüttenberg mountain restaurant (follow the wooden signpost). Over Vorderer Rotstein and Schwammegg you will be back at the top station in about 40 minutes.
Hiking time: about 1 ¼ hours
Hike from the top station of the chairlift over Schwammegg as far as Vorderer Rotstein (see signpost 2. Schiessanzeige), then take a left, down to the Altschwand restaurant (968m) and from Altschwand further on towards Schutt base station.
Hiking time: around 1.5 hours. The Altschwand Alpine restaurant can also be reached directly in about 30 minutes from the base station (trail accessible to prams).
From the top station of the chairlift follow the trail towards Chrüzegg via Schwammegg-Rotstein-Tweralpspitz-Tweralphütte. Follow the signpost about 200 m below the hut, then walk towards the Altschwand restaurant and back to Schutt base station.
Hiking time: about 2 ¼ hours
Loop along the edge with a view from the top station of the chairlift to Chrüzegg. At the top station (at 1200m) take a left towards Schwammegg (1282m), Vorderer Rotstein (1285m), Tweralpspitz (1332m) and further on to Chrüzegg (1265m). From there the hike leads through Oberchamm and Chopf back to Schutt base station.
Total hiking time: about 3 hours (route via Tweralpspitz)
Lower route: about 2.5 hours
Hike from Chrüzegg via Schnebelhorn and Steg to the Zurich Oberland. The trail leads to the Schindelberg (at 1153m with a restaurant) in about 1 hour – Schindelberghöchi (at 1234m) – Schnebelhorn (at 1292m) – Tierhag (at 1140m with restaurant) – Stralegg (at 1054m with restaurant) – Orüti – Boden – Steg.
Hiking time from Chrüzegg: about 3.5 hours. There is another hiking option towards Hulftegg.
From Chrüzegg it is also possible to hike as far as the Toggenburg. For example to Libingen in about 1.5 hours. Or through the Stein Valley to Wattwil in about 2 hours. After Lichtensteig over Alplispitz in about 2.5 hours or to Krinau in about 1.5 hours. (Hiking times from Chrüzegg).
Hike from the top station of the chairlift to Untere Atzmännig (signpost) then take a left to Stüssel – Obere Schwendi – Marchbu – Freudental – Rinderweid – Untere Schwendi and to Schutt base station.
Hiking time: about 2 hours
Or you can go further on via Stüssel – Köbelberg (at 1087m) to Goldingen or towards Rüeterswil/St.Gallenkappel.
Only a barbecued sausage makes a family excursion or a hiking adventure complete. Barbecue fans will love Atzmännig for its choice.
Five campfire sites are available at different locations.
Location: at the hiking trail between Atzmännig mountain station and Chrüzegg
Location: about 50 m below the base station of the chairlift situated at the creek
Grate: two available
Location: directly above the top station
Location: at the Spatz Männi Adventure Trail