The 5-Lake hike is one of the most beautiful panoramic mountain hikes in Switzerland. A mountain trail winds its way high above the treeline through the ever-changing alpine landscape.
Having the right mountain gear is a must!
This route is characterised by five crystal clear mountain lakes and unique views of the UNESCO world heritage site of Sardona. At the Schwarzsee you can watch the ibex, chamois and, with a bit of luck, even eagles. You can also enjoy the most beautiful views of the Glarus and Grisons mountains, right into the Rhine Valley and up to Lake Constance from practically any point.
Route: Pizolhütte - Wangsersee - Pizolhütte - Wildseeluggen - Wildsee - Schottensee - Schwarzplangg - Schwarzsee - Gamidaurspitz - Baschalvasee - Gaffia
The 5-Lake hike is a high alpine hike with three challenging ascents and descents. In the top section the route runs over scree and rocky area, for which hikers will high hiking boots with a good grip. If you have any doubts, please contact: Infoline 081 300 48 20.
Arrival: 8-seater gondola and 4-seater chairlift Wangs - Furt - Gaffia - Pizolhütte
8-seater gondola and 4-seater chairlift Bad Ragaz – Pardiel – Laufböden
(1 hr. – take note of the special operating times during the week)
Tip: Special 5-Lake hike ticket
Distance 10.7 km
Height 2,227 to 2,504 m above sea level
Difference in altitude: ascent 750 m / descent 1,100 m
Walking time 5 hours
from CHF 22.-