86 Rheinfall–Zürcher Oberland
86 Rheinfall–Zürcher Oberland

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Rheinfall–Zürcher Oberland

Stage 2, Pfäffikon ZH–Wattwil (Ricken)

Route report
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Rheinfall–Zürcher Oberland

Reed meadows and marsh clover at the Pfäffikersee lake then a harmonious glacial landscape with hilly drumlins and marshy hollows. After the Stadttobel in Rüti, a panoramic climb on an ancient pilgrims’ path to the Rikenpass, watershed to Toggenburg.
Reed meadows and marsh clover at the Pfäffikersee lake then a harmonious glacial landscape with hilly drumlins and marshy hollows. After the Stadttobel in Rüti, a panoramic climb on an ancient pilgrims’ path to the Rikenpass, watershed to Toggenburg.
43 km
Asphalted: 42 km
Natural surface: 1 km
900 m | 680 m
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Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Pfäffikon ZH
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Hint
Beware: substantial climb on the Rüti–Rickenpass–Wattwil section.

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Ricken SG, Post
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Services

Accommodation

Breitacherhof
Breitacherhof
Hinwil
B+B Stigweid
B+B Stigweid
Wald ZH
Bed and Breakfast Diemberg
Bed and Breakfast Diemberg
Diemberg
Hotel Restaurant Metzgerei Frohe Aussicht
Hotel Restaurant Metzgerei Frohe Aussicht
Uznach
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Places

Pfäffikon ZH
Pfäffikon ZH
Wetzikon
Wetzikon
Chrüzegg
Chrüzegg
Uznach
Uznach
Ricken
Ricken
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Places of interest

House of the Knights of St. John
House of the Knights of St. John
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Swimming

Lido Baumen Pfäffikon
Lido Baumen Pfäffikon
Bathing complex Hinwil
Bathing complex Hinwil
Lake bathing Egelsee Bubikon
Lake bathing Egelsee Bubikon
Rüti swimming pool
Rüti swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool Sunnetal Wald
Outdoor swimming pool Sunnetal Wald
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Signalization

Signalization
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