otted around between Schwyz and Einsiedeln, the slopes that make up the Mythen Region lie within an hour's drive of Zürich and Luzern. This loose and almost arbitrary set of resorts includes Brunni-Haggenegg, Holzegg, Handgruobi-Rotenfluh and Ibergeregg - the latter of which it shares with the Hoch-Ybrig lift system. It is also included in the Swiss Knife Valley group of resorts which include Stoos, Sattel, Einsiedeln, Rothenthurm, Rigi Scheidegg and the Rigi - but for some reason not Hoch-Ybrig. The Mythen Region resorts are mostly served by surface lifts and poor public transport by Swiss standards, but they offer free parking, well-groomed slopes, affordable passes and stunning views. The area also have ski schools, winter hiking paths, snowshoe trails, toboggan runs and a freestyle funpark under Brünnelistock.
By Public Transport
The best destination to access the downhill slopes by public transport in this ski area is Rickenbach SZ (Rotenfluebahn). Bus stop close to to cable car The resort operates the Snow'n'Rail scheme, providing a discount on the combined travel ticket and lift pass. Click here for details of the Swiss Railways discount scheme.
- From Zurich the least travel time is 1 hr 12 mins with as few as 2 changes going via Zug / Schwyz.
- From Basel the least travel time is 2 hrs 11 mins with as few as 3 changes going via Zurich / Zug / Schwyz.
Please refer to a map and check local conditions for accurate routing information.
As the crow flies, the resort is respectively 108km, 51km and 219km from Basel, Zurich and Geneva airports, 98km, 33km and 169km from Berne, Lucerne and Lausanne, and 806km from London.
Latest Resort Report
MySwitzerland report for Mythenregion