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Albispass-Albishorn-Tüfenbach

Winter hiking path
Time required: 2 - 4hLength: 7.30 km

Season

All season

Contact

Stiftung Wildnispark Zürich
Alte Sihltalstrasse 38
8135 Sihlwald
Tel. +41 (0)44 722 55 22

www.wildnispark.ch

Wildnispark Zürich Sihlwald - The walk leads from the Albis pass to the Hochwacht observation tower and then further through the wetlands of Waldmatt. Afterwards the ascent follows Albishorn and on to Bürglen - the highest point of the walk - before it then descends to Tüfenbach.

Route-information

Route-information

Length
7.30 km
Altitude difference ascent
280 m
Time required
2 - 4h
Level technique
Middle
Level condition
Middle
Height profile view map

Details

Hochwacht observation tower is always open.
The walk is possible all year round.

Possibilities for catering

Restaurant Albishorn
Opening times under: http://www.restaurant-albishorn.ch

Arrival

Starting point
Oberalbis, Passhöhe (Altitude: 791 m)
Arrival by public transport
Langnau a.A., Albispasshöhe Timetable SBB
Destination
Tüfenbach (Altitude: 670 m)
Arrival by public transport
Hausen am Albis, Tüfenbach Timetable SBB

Suitable for

The offer is suitable for

  • Adults
  • Children from 7-12 years
  • Children >12 years
  • 50+
  • Families

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Wildnispark Zürich Sihlwald

Albis restaurant

Albis restaurant

RestaurantCafé
Wildnispark Zürich Sihlwald

Aussichtspunkt Albispass

Blick über Uetliberg, Zürich und Zürichsee.

Viewpoint
Wildnispark Zürich Sihlwald

Feuerstelle Albisboden

Die Feuerstelle Albisboden liegt auf dem Weg zum Hochwachtturm. Es sind drei Bänke, sowie zwei Tisch-Bankgarnituren vorhanden.

Fireplace
Wildnispark Zürich Sihlwald

Hochwacht barbecue area

Directly next the the Hochwacht observation tower there are two barbecue areas with various seating facilities as well as a table and bench combination.

Fireplace
Wildnispark Zürich Sihlwald

Albis observation tower

153 Steps up to an unlimited panorama over the whole wilderness park of Zurich and beyond: from the Black Forest to the Säntis, the Glarus Alps, Lake of Zug, Rigi, Pilatus, and the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau.

Viewpoint
Wildnispark Zürich Sihlwald

Albishochwacht

Zwischen 1624 und 1798 war die Albishochwacht Teil des Zürcher Alarmsystems bestehend aus 23 Hochwachten. Im Jahre 1792 wurde von hier eines der ersten Alpenpanoramen gezeichnet.

Historical place
Wildnispark Zürich Sihlwald

Schnabelburg ruins

Schnabelburg was given to the town of Zurich by the Hapsburgs, who had remained neutral during a hostile retaliation campaign. Today only the foundation walls are visible.

Historical placeCastle
Wildnispark Zürich Sihlwald

Albishorn viewpoint

View from the Uetliberg over the Lake of Zurich as far as Säntis and from the Lake of Zug to the Rigi.

Viewpoint
Wildnispark Zürich Sihlwald

Albishorn mountain restaurant

Mountain restaurant with a panorama

RestaurantCafé