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Schärhorn, 6465 Unterschächen, Switzerland

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About Schärhorn

Gross Schärhorn 3295m is a famous mountain in Switzerland, in the canton Uri, located in the Uri Alps Group. It stands close by the Klausen Alpine pass and at the end of the Maderaner valley. Gross Schärhorn adjoins to the Glarus Alps and is in the middle of a delightsome "glacier world". It was a popular mountain in summer as well as in spring with ski.

Attractions near Schärhorn

Hüfi Glacier2.52km from Schärhorn

The Hüfi Glacier is a 7km long glacier situated in the Glarus Alps in the canton of Uri in Switzerland. In 1973 it had an area of 13.64km2. It is one of the beautiful places in this area and is also famous for its natural beauty.

Clariden3.6km from Schärhorn

Clariden is a very popular ski mountain because it is centrally located between the 2 main Swiss highways that cross the Alps: Gotthard and Bernardino.  It attracts so many tourists here and it is one of the centres for adventure sports.

Gross Ruchen4.55km from Schärhorn

Gross Ruchen, A beautiful mountain which was 3138m located in central Switzerland. Climbing Gross Ruchen is one of the most spectacular and imposing ski tours in the central part of Switzerland. Eminently the ascent and descent through the "Ruch Chälen" dell. A long and ardous ski tour, which enjoys great popularity.

Klausen Pass4.99km from Schärhorn

The Klausen Pass is an incredibly scenic drive in the Central Swiss Alps connecting Altdorf in the canton of Uri with Linthal in the canton of Glarus. It might not be among the highest alpine passes, but don't be deluded the Klausen can be challenging. It is a bit of a thrill driving the Klausen Pass.

Düssi5.52km from Schärhorn

The Düssi is a mountain in the Glarus Alps in central Switzerland, located on the border between the cantons of Uri and Graubünden. Its massif separates the valleys of Maderanertal and Val Russein. The summit is also named Gross Düssi to distinguish it from a lower summit to the south named Chli Düssi .  The Düssi is surrounded by glaciers, the Ober Hüfifirn on its northern side. The largest on its south-eastern side is the Glatscher da Cavrein.

Schächentaler Windgällen7.34km from Schärhorn

The Schächentaler Windgällen is a mountain massif in the Schwyzer Alps, overlooking Unterschächen in the canton of Uri. The two named peaks are Höch Windgällen and Läged Windgällen. The mountain massif lies between the valley of Muotathal and Schächental. The Schächentaler Windgällen are located a few kilometres west of Klausen Pass.

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Uri64 attractions

The canton of Uri is one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland and a founding member of the Swiss Confederation. It is located in Central Switzerland. The canton's territory covers the valley of the Reuss between the St. Gotthard Pass and Lake Lucerne.