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Schnebelhorn Aerial 2020.jpg
Aerial view of the summit and surroundings
Highest point
Elevation1,291.9 m (4,239 ft)
Prominence112 m (367 ft)[1]
Parent peakTweralpspitz
Isolation3.0 km (1.9 mi)[2]
ListingCanton high point
Coordinates47°19′32.2″N 8°58′46.7″E / 47.325611°N 8.979639°E / 47.325611; 8.979639Coordinates: 47°19′32.2″N 8°58′46.7″E / 47.325611°N 8.979639°E / 47.325611; 8.979639
Schnebelhorn is located in Switzerland
Location in Switzerland
LocationZurich/St. Gallen, Switzerland
Parent rangeAppenzell Alps

The Schnebelhorn is a mountain located near Fischenthal in the Töss Valley, between the cantons of Zurich (west) and St. Gallen (east). It is the highest summit of the canton of Zurich.

Various trails lead to the summit from all sides. Most of the massif is covered by forests.


  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Schindelbergpass (1,180 m).
  2. ^ Retrieved from Google Earth. The nearest point of higher elevation is north of the Höchhand.

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