Pizol 5 Lakes

Trail running at the Pizol, Swiss Alps

Pizol Five Lakes Tour: Alpine Lakes and Big Views

Run through the edge of the Alps beside turquiose lakes

This Run is featured in Run the Alps Switzerland:  30 Must-Do Trail Runs

→ 30km   

↑ 2272m

Δ 2570M 

♦ Medium

Θ Point to Point

Lakes. That's pretty much all you need to know about this run. It's got a lot of gorgeous lakes. There's farms too, and no shortage of goats. But the lakes are divine.

Take a dip and then while you're in Eastern Switzerland, head up to the Alpstein tour and pack some biberli on the way.

Detailed GPX Track

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GPX Track

Town:  Weisstannental
Canton:  St. Gallen
Country:  Switzerland


  • Don't miss this run, see previous tip 😉

Run the Alps
Guided and self-guided trips. Come run with us.


Kim powering up the long and sustained climb to Lavtinsattel.


Dan and Kim above Wildsee.


Dropping in to the Schottensee basin.


Beach time Swiss style.


Pizol is a popular hiking area so trail runners will benefit from clean trails.

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