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Lake Upper Prätschsee

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    Photo: Nina Mattli, Arosa Lenzerheide
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    Photo: Nina Mattli, Arosa Lenzerheide

This stunning excursion destination can be reached in various manners and enthralles with a beautiful view.
The Lake Upper Prätschsee is located on 1980 m above sea level along the Schanfigg Alpine Trail from Arosa towards Ochsenalp-Tschiertschen.  The lake can also be reached by bike or horse and has a fixed BBQ area. The Prätschsee lakes are two popular destinations of the 10-lake hike.
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Updated: September 21, 2020

Public transport

Take the Rhaetian Railway from Chur to Arosa and the local bus direction Prätschli to Maran. Continue by foot.

Getting there

From Chur, follow the signs to Arosa and turn right upon reaching the petrol station in the beginning of the village.

Parking

As there is only a limited amount of parking spaces available at Maran, be recommended to leave your car at the parking garage Ochsenbühl. You will find it on the left after the Sport- and Conference Centre.

Coordinates

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46.800882, 9.677871
DMS
46°48'03.2"N 9°40'40.3"E
UTM
32T 551726 5183260
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Routes through this place

Type
Name
Distance
Duration
Ascent
Descent
12.3 km
3:32 h
137 m
705 m
11.2 km
3:00 h
385 m
385 m
9.2 km
1:38 h
299 m
293 m
2.6 km
1:52 h
106 m
2 m
54.1 km
11:40 h
3077 m
3078 m
4.4 km
1:26 h
180 m
109 m
4.5 km
1:18 h
140 m
140 m
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Lake Upper Prätschsee

7050 Arosa
Phone +41 81 378 70 20

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Hiking trail · Arosa
Arosa - Tschiertschen
easy
12.3 km
3:32 h
137 m
705 m
Eine schöne Wanderung welche an verschiedenen Bergrestaurants vorbei führt.
from Arosa Tourismus,   Arosa Lenzerheide
Horseback riding · Arosa
Reittour Prätschalp
moderate
11.2 km
3:00 h
385 m
385 m
Ein gemütlicher Ausritt, der von der wäldlichen Isel bis zur bergigen Prätschalp führt.  Am Ende der herrlichen Streckentour können Ross und ...
from Emilia Kühne,   Arosa Lenzerheide
Trail running · Switzerland
Scheidegg Runde (Helsana Trail)
moderate
9.2 km
1:38 h
299 m
293 m
A tour of 9km with a relatively heavy ascent that is followed with a breath-taking view on Arosa.
from Arosa Lenzerheide,   Arosa Lenzerheide
moderate
3.7 km
1:28 h
146 m
146 m
Through the forest, over dreamy clearings, up to the alp, past the Upper Prätschsee: a breathtaking view over the Schanfigg and the mountain ...
1
from Arosa Lenzerheide,   Arosa Lenzerheide
moderate
6.1 km
1:55 h
236 m
236 m
Round trip with an amazing view.
1
from Arosa Lenzerheide,   Arosa Lenzerheide
moderate
7.6 km
3:21 h
421 m
421 m
Through the forest, over dreamy clearings, past the lower Prätschsee, up to the alp and in an arc via Fuchs and Maraner Hauptji back to Maran: the ...
from Arosa Lenzerheide,   Arosa Lenzerheide
Theme trail · Switzerland
Planets Trail
easy
2.6 km
1:52 h
106 m
2 m
Dive into the secrets of our solar system.
from Arosa Lenzerheide,   Arosa Lenzerheide
Trail running · Switzerland
Arosa Trail Run 50.5km - The Challenger
difficult
54.1 km
11:40 h
3077 m
3078 m
Quick info: -50.5 km -2‘936 +/-‐altitude metres -1 mountain prize -4 summits / 3 lakes
from Arosa Lenzerheide,   Arosa Lenzerheide
Theme trail · Switzerland
Lucky Stone Trail
easy
4.4 km
1:26 h
180 m
109 m
The Lucky Stone Trail is an educational tour focusing on flora and stones with an amazing panoramic view across the mountains.
from Arosa Lenzerheide,   Arosa Lenzerheide
easy
4.5 km
1:18 h
140 m
140 m
Round hike on almost 2000 m asl.
from Arosa Lenzerheide,   Arosa Lenzerheide
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