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View from the summit
Highest point
Elevation 1,291.9 m (4,239 ft)
Prominence 112 m (367 ft) [1]
Isolation 3.0 km (1.9 mi) [2]
Parent peak Tweralpspitz
Listing Canton high point
Coordinates 47°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
Location Zurich/St. Gallen, Switzerland
Parent range Appenzell 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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