We took what might be our favorite Swiss hike this past weekend--see the link above for a map. After a short train ride into the Glarner Alps, we took a seilbahn up to the town of Braunwald, which like Gimmelwald is a car-free town. Apparently Braunwald is also known for its roses.
From the town we walked to one of the two cable cars, the Gumenbahn.
This cable car was the best ride we've ever had--it was long, fast, and steep. There were a few enclosed cars, but we preferred to sit in the open ones and watch the distant mountains flying by.