Bachtel

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Bachtel
HinwilBachtel.JPG
View from the summit
Highest point
Elevation 1,115 m (3,658 ft)
Prominence 358 m (1,175 ft) [1]
Parent peak Tweralpspitz
Coordinates 47°17′41″N 8°53′11″E / 47.29472°N 8.88639°E / 47.29472; 8.88639Coordinates: 47°17′41″N 8°53′11″E / 47.29472°N 8.88639°E / 47.29472; 8.88639
Geography
Bachtel is located in Switzerland
Bachtel
Bachtel
Location in Switzerland
Location Zurich, Switzerland
Parent range Eastern Swiss Prealps
Climbing
Easiest route Road

Bachtel is a mountain of the Appenzell Alps, located between Hinwil and Wald in the canton of Zurich. It lies approximately halfway between the Schnebelhorn (the highest point of the canton) and Lake Zurich.

Bachtel mountain and Kempraten as seen from Zürichsee-Schifffahrtsgesellschaft (ZSG) ship MS Helvetia on Zürichsee

On the summit is the Bachtel Tower, a 60 metres (200 ft) tall radio tower.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is located at Gibswil at 757 metres.

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