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Just look at a phenomenal rainy weather in Zurich in August 2010. It is drought and scorcher in Moscow, but it is cold and rainy in the middle of Europe.
I found a real topographical map of entire Switzerland – http://map.schweizmobil.ch/?lang=en This site is amazing in many respects.
First, it has a complete topographical coverage for the entire Switzerland as detailed as 1:25000.
Second, it allows to switch between pure topographical and pure satellite map image.
Third, it allows you to print pages that you need. It will generate a custom PDF under your careful instructions.
Fourth, it has an exceptional distance measurement tool allowing to measure an exact horizontal distances along the waivy roads and trails.
Also, I found a very good online translator – http://translatorbar.com/, so I can read, what people are saying in those German and Italian travel sites.
Using these tools, I was able to figure out, where to park the car, where to go, and what to see. The whole trip will be almost 4 hours of walking. It is close to highway and high enough to enjoy the mountains. Wonderful, wonderful round trip from the Passo del San Gottardo (2111m), to Lago di Lucendro (2134m), to couple of other lakes to Passo d’ Orsirora (highest point of the trip – 2528m), and back to lake Lucendro again.