Weather frog hiking trail large

Thematic Trail
5.8 km
Travel time
approx. 2 h
Tour details
Tour details
Weather frog hiking trail large
Photo: Stoos-Muotatal Tourismus, Stoos-Muotatal Tourismus GmbH
Weather frog hiking trail large
Muotathal Dorf
Photo: Stoos-Muotatal Tourismus, Stoos-Muotatal Tourismus GmbH

At several stations along the way, the Weatherman Trail (Wetterfrosch-Wanderweg) shows you how the weather can be deduced from natural signs and phenomena.


Enjoy yourself on the only weatherman hiking trail in Switzerland!

At 14 stations, the Weatherman Trail shows you how the Muotathal meteorologists observe nature and how they predict the weather forecasts half a year in advance.

Above all else, weatherman hiking is about enjoying good entertainment, observing nature - and returning home one beautiful experience the richer.

Technical details

Tour type
Thematic Trail
Starting point
Schulhaus Muota
Point of arrival
Schulhaus Muota
2 / 6
186 m
186 m
Best Time of Year
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Schulhaus Muota - Kloster - Altersheim - Guggeli - Enzenen - Teufbachbrücke / Stalden - Schwert - Hintere Brücke - Tschalun - Gampelisteg - Damm - Kirchenbrücke - Schulhaus Muota
The hike is accessible with sturdy shoes.
Author’s advice
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Good to know

At the school building Muota there is a large parking lot which can be used free of charge.
Arrival / Return journey

Muotathal is located in Central Switzerland and is easily accessible by car.

Coming from Basel-Lucerne:

Continue on the A14 from Lucerne in the direction of Zug. After 20 km, you will come to the Rütihof intersection. There you take the A4 motorway in the direction of Schwyz. Take the Schwyz exit and follow the signs in the direction of Muotathal.


Coming from Lake Constance and Rapperswil:

At Rapperswil, drive in the direction of Pfäffikon / Gotthard. At Pfäffikon, drive a short distance on the A3 motorway in the direction of Gotthard. Then take the first exit in the direction of Gotthard / Schwyz. The road will take you to Schwyz via Rothenthurm and Sattel. At Schwyz, drive towards Muotathal.


Coming from Gotthard-Altdorf:

Take the bypass (tunnel) in Flüelen in the direction of Schwyz. After the Mosi Tunnel, leave the motorway at Exit 40 Brunnen (in the direction of Weggis/Gersau/Schwyz/Brunnen). Drive in the direction of Ibach/Schwyz and at the 2nd roundabout in Ibach (by Dany's Family Restaurant), take the 1st exit towards Muotathal.

Accessible by bus and train
Public transport
Muotathal is located in the heart of Central Switzerland. It can be reached by public transport via the Auto AG Schwyz Line 501 bus from the SBB train station in Schwyz.
Further information & links

An den Stationen der Stoosbahnen sind kostenlose Prospekte mit Informationen zum Witzwanderweg vorhanden.

Wanderkarte Region Stoos-Muotatal, Prospekt Witzwanderweg