Speed-Hiking Schiberg (2044m)

View on Plattenberg

It was probably one of the last sunny days this summer so I spontaneously decided to climb the Schiberg peak (2044) located at the border between canton Schwyz and Glarus.

When I’m alone on the trail I need to properly pace myself – or I will regret it at a later stage. The climb up to the peak (2044m) from the Wägitalersee (900m) is announced with 3 hours – then more or less additional 2-3 hours for doing the circuit and descend down to the lake. I did it both in under 4 hours which was at least for me way too fast – so my body complained – but each meter was worth it.

Schiberg Trail Altitude Profile
Schiberg Trail Altitude Profile

The climb is constantly going up while passing some alpine huts – after the peak, you go along the ridge towards the Bockmattlistock before you descend down again. The ridge seems to be quite complicated when snow is around.

One Comment on “Speed-Hiking Schiberg (2044m)

  1. Pingback: Multi-Sport Trip to Muotathal | Dominik Birk

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