Key to SAC tours platform

Legende SAC Tourenportal

The tours are shown on swisstopo maps. For each mountain sport the cartographic symbols (type of line) give specific information about the terrain and what the requirements are. Lines and map symbols are shown in the colour of the respective mountain sport:

Mountain sport and cartographic symbols

Cartographic symbols

On the map the destination of a tour (gernerally a summit) is denoted by a symbol. The colour corresponds to the discipline by which the destination is reachable. For example this summit can be reached on a mountain or alpine hiking tour.

  • summit
  • col / pass
  • cave
  • lake
  • stop for refreshment
  • bridge
  • interesting point
  • waterfall
  • alp
  • starting point
  • SAC cabin
  • private cabin
  • tip / caution


  • Summits reachable on a mountain or alpine hiking tour.
  • Col crossable by various mountain sports disciplines.

Map functions

For easier orientation and better planning the map can be interactively moved and complemented by additional layers (e.g. public transportation stops, hiking trails, slope decline, wildlife sanctuary zones).

  • Switch to full-screen mode of the map
  • Discipline filter in the full-screen mode of the map
  • Turn on/off map layers and select opacity
  • Align the map to the current location of your browser
  • Zoom up the map by one step
  • Zoom down the map by one step
  • Eigene Route zeichnen
  • Gezeichnete Route herunterladen
  • Gezeichnete Route löschen