Bachtel is a mountain of the Zurich Oberland, located between Hinwil and Wald in the canton of Zurich. It lies approximately halfway between the Schnebelhorn (the highest point of the canton) and Lake Zurich. Bachtel mountain and Kempraten as seen from Zürichsee-Schifffahrtsgesellschaft (ZSG) ship MS Helvetia on Zürichsee

On the summit is the Bachtel Tower, a 60 metres (200 ft) tall radio tower.

The Bachtel range (also Allmann or AllmenBachtel-Allmen-Kette) separates the Töss and Glatt basins. Extending to the north of Bachtel proper, towards Bauma, it includes Auenberg (1050 m), Allmen (1079 m) and Stüssel (1051 m).

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