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Lake Urdensee

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    Photo: Nicole Hemmi, Arosa Lenzerheide
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    Photo: Nicole Hemmi, Arosa Lenzerheide

Lake Urdensee is situated on 2'249 m asl in a side valley of the middle Schanfigg between the municipalities of Arosa and Vaz/Obervaz, as well as the alp region Urder Augstberg. It is surrounded by the mountains Plattenhorn, Hörnli, Hörnligrat, Tschirpen, Parpaner Weisshorn and Parpaner Schwarzhorn.

The Lake on 2'249 m asl lays in a side valley of the middle Schanfigg. The lake is surrounded by alp meadows, so no uliginous vegetation could build up. The clear and cold water glimmers turquoise on the schistose rocks and black-green serpentine below. The lake came about by a stowage of a lateral moraine. There is a shallow of unknown size in the western part and the lake is icecovered during upt to eight months per year.

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Nicole Hemmi
Updated: April 30, 2018

Public transport

From the trainstation Arosa, you can reach the valley station of the Cable car Hörnli-Express with the local bus. Continue by foot or with the Cable car to Mt. Hörnli and further to Lake Urdensee.

Getting there

Follow the signs from Chur to Arosa and the main road through the village till you reach the parking garage Innerarosa/Brüggli on your right.

Parking

Park your car in the parking garage Innerarosa/Brüggli or on one of the few parking spots at the valley station of the Cable car Hörnli-Express.

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Routes through this place

Type
Name
Distance
Duration
Ascent
Descent
17.8 km
3:33 h
905 m
1578 m
27.4 km
4:13 h
1109 m
1098 m
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Lake Urdensee

7050 Arosa
Phone +41 81 378 70 20
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Mountainbiking · Arosa

Enduro: Arosa - Hörnli - Molinis

January 17, 2019
S4 difficult
17.8 km
3:33 h
905 m
1578 m
Die Nachmittagstour vom Hörnli bis runter nach Molinis lässt jedes Enduro Herz höherschlagen. Knifflige Steinpassagen, Wurzelwege und ...
from Nicole Hemmi,   Arosa Lenzerheide
January 27, 2017
S3 difficult
27.4 km
4:13 h
1109 m
1098 m
This challenging tour leads through a breath-taking landscape with beautiful and crispy single trails.
from Arosa Lenzerheide,   Arosa Lenzerheide
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