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Tour on the lake Heidsee

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  • Heidsee
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    Photo: Ferienregion Lenzerheide, Fotograf: Johannes Fredheim
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Geniessen Sie die gemütliche Langlaufrunde auf dem Heidsee. Die rund zwei Kilometer klassisch und skating gespurte Runde eignet sich gut für Langlauf-Einsteiger.
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Classic
easy
Distance 2 km
0:15 h
0 m
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1,484 m
1,484 m
Enjoy a pleasant cross-country skiing tour on the lake Heidsee. The around two kilometers of classic and skating-groomed tour is suitable for cross-country ski beginners.
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Ferienregion Lenzerheide
Update: January 07, 2022
Difficulty
easy
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Highest point
1,484 m
Lowest point
1,484 m
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Rest Stop

Lake Restaurant Forellenstube

Safety information

The round on the lake Heidsee is only signaled and accessible in one direction. Please also note the separately marked winter hiking trail, which is not available for cross-country skiers.

Tips and hints

Information about the cross-country ski area Lenzerheide can be found here.

Start

Langlaufzentrum Canols in Valbella (1,484 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'761'576E 1'179'051N
DD
46.743054, 9.553189
DMS
46°44'35.0"N 9°33'11.5"E
UTM
32T 542257 5176759
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Destination

Langlaufzentrum Canols in Valbella

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

The journey is by train to Chur, then you will be transferred directly to the buses of PostautoGraubuenden and will arrive in Valbella (Postauto stop: Valbella Canols) within 30 minutes. It is a 3-minute walk from Canols to the cross-country ski trail.

Getting there

From Basel and Zurich - Chur-Sued (exit no. 17) - Valbella. From Milano - Lugano - San Bernadino tunnel - Thusis - Chur-Sued (exit Lenzerheide) - Valbella

Parking

You can park at the Canols parking lot directly at the cross-country ski centre in Valbella.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'761'576E 1'179'051N
DD
46.743054, 9.553189
DMS
46°44'35.0"N 9°33'11.5"E
UTM
32T 542257 5176759
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Langlauf Panoramakarte Lenzerheide

Equipment

You can rent or buy your cross-country ski equipment in one of the sport shops. More information can be found here.

Basic Equipment for Cross-Country Skiing

  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Lightweight rain and windproof ski jacket
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Sunglasses
  • Cross-country skiing gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap

Technical Equipment for Cross-Country Skiing

  • Cross-country skis
  • Cross-country ski bindings
  • Cross-country boots
  • Cross-country poles
  • Waxes if required
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Status
Open
cross-country skiing technique
Classic
Difficulty
easy
Distance
2 km
Duration
0:15 h
Highest point
1,484 m
Lowest point
1,484 m
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