The Hinterrugg (or Hinderrugg) is the highest peak of the Churfirsten group, located in the Appenzell Alps. It overlooks the town of Walenstadt and the lake in the canton of St. Gallen. The summit is easily accessible via the Chäserrugg cable car station (2,262 metres), above Unterwasser in Toggenburg.
The Hinterrugg is a well-known location for BASE jumping.
There's a hiking trail (T1) leading to the summit.
The nearest mountain hut is Alp Tschingla located 1 031m/3 382ft WSW of the summit.
By elevation Hinterrugg is
# 11 out of 133 in Wahlkreis Toggenburg # 94 out of 250 in Wahlkreis Sarganserland
By prominence Hinterrugg is
# 37 out of 1882 in the Swiss Prealps # 6 out of 498 in Sankt Gallen # 4 out of 133 in Wahlkreis Toggenburg # 4 out of 250 in Wahlkreis Sarganserland
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