The heat wave in Switzerland is still going on, and the best way to escape it is to go up to the mountains and higher lakes. This hike is going up to the Waldisee: a lake high at the end of the Bisistal, Canton Schwyz, Switzerland.
The Waldisee is a small lake at 1404 meter. The lake is used for electricity production and nearby there is a beautiful waterfall feeding the lower Salisee
The map below shows our hike counter-clockwise: starting at 1088 meter, going up the Schlänggen and the Rinderplang, reaching the Hütten and Steinhütten and then passing by the Waldisee. Descending down the Spitzäch creek and then up again to the Milchbüelen (1359 m), going through the Eigeli and reaching Feldmoos, then descending the Schmallauiblätz down to the Sali Lake and finally returning to our starting point:
From the starting point it goes up on the trail, with the Waldistöck high above us:
We were able to watch multiple marmots while going higher and higher.
Road to the Steinhütte:
View back to Steinhütte:
Cross at Alpwirtschaft Waldi Alp:
Then we reached the West end of Waldisee:
Heading down to the Bisistal again:
At the sign post, taking the trail up to the Glattalp and Milchbüelen:
View down to the Salisee:
Milchbüelen with the cable car we took on our previous hike (“Hiking the Grossbodenkreuz and around the Glattalpsee“).
View over to the Waldisee where we came from:
After Feldmoos, we took the trail down to Schmalaui. That trail goes down on Alpine meadow:
View to the other side and Rinderplangg which was our first ascend on this tour:
A road takes as down to the valley and Salisee:
From here it was a short walk back to our starting point.
I hope this is an inspiration for you to explore that beautiful area.
Happy Hiking 🙂
- Salisee: https://www.schweizersee.ch/salisee/
- Waldisee: https://www.schweizersee.ch/waldisee/
- Waldiranch: https://www.facebook.com/waldiranch