Mount Rotenflue – Schwyz’s mountain with a view!

Welcome to Mount Rotenflue, which is easy to reach and lies beside the Grosser Mythen mountain. It offers 360-degree panoramic views and has a restaurant on its summit.

This mountain situated beside the Grosser Mythen mountain and offering fantastic views can be reached easily all year round and promises wonderful outdoor adventures without having to venture far from town. The beautiful panoramic views already begin as you ride up the mountain in the Rotenfluebahn cable car newly constructed in 2014: once past the majestic Mount Mythen, your view will be of the alpine foothills, Lake Lucerne and Lake Lauerz and all the way to the Swiss Plateau. Mount Rotenflue is also particularly popular throughout the year as the starting point for paragliders from near and far.

Walkers’ paradise in the Mythen Region

Mount Rotenflue is the starting point of the walkers’ paradise that is the Mythen Region, with its unique panoramic views and countless barbecue spots. In summer, you will find (circular) walking trails that lead you to the Mythen mountains and all the way to Sattel-Hochstuckli, Hoch-Ybrig and Einsiedeln.

In the heart of the Mythen Region’s snow resort

In winter, Mount Rotenflue is the highest starting point in the Mythen Region, right at the heart of the ski resort. There are 50 kilometres of piste awaiting you, as well as 36 kilometres of perfectly groomed winter walking trails, snowshoe trails, toboggan runs and cosy mountain restaurants.

Restaurant Gipfelstubli

Situated directly by the mountain station of the Rotenfluebahn cable car, Restaurant Gipfelstubli provides you with wonderful views of the Schwyz and Glarus Alps. Restaurant Gipfelstubli is known for its panoramic terrace, local cuisine with regional ingredients, homemade cakes and fine desserts.

Special corporate events

Companies and clubs can book a conference room at Restaurant Gipfelstubli, suitable for closed conferences, meetings and seminars with up to 20 people and offering a pleasant ambience with fantastic views. Restaurant service, projector, screen, flipchart and presentation equipment included. The restaurant and its 75 seats can also be booked for evening events, including cable car rides.

«Grand Tour photo spot» – the viewing platform

Mount Rotenflue is part of the ‘Grand Tour of Switzerland’, the most beautiful road trip through Switzerland. The ‘Grosser Mythen’ photo spot on the viewing platform of the cable car’s mountain station offers an incredible 360-degree panoramic view that takes in the Grosser Mythen, Einsiedeln, the Swiss Plateau, Mount Rigi and Lake Zurich, and stretches as far as the Muota Valley and the Glarus and Uri Alps.


Restaurant Gipfelstubli hosts regular evening events with evening rides on the cable car. In winter, the raclette and fondue evenings in the cosy snug with its tiled stove are very popular. Unique alpine summer experiences are offered with barbecue evenings and Sunday brunch buffets.

Barbecue areas

Mount Rotenflue is the ideal starting point for short and longer (circular) walks, especially with children. Numerous well-maintained barbecue areas and resting places offer relaxation. You might even spot a wild animal or two in what is Switzerland's oldest conservation area, created in 1492.