East-West traverse of Switzerland

Statistics

1

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3,521

m

4,034

m

17

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Difficulty

FATMAP difficulty grade

Difficult

Description

The Via Alpina is "The Classic" of Swiss long-distance hiking.

The Via Alpina crosses Switzerland from East to West.

It runs along the Alps from Vaduz (Lichtenstein) to Montreux.

It is a long-distance hiking trail that crosses 14 beautiful Alpine passes.

The total distance is around 390km, and usually takes 20 days of walking (plus rest days and bad weather days).