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30.03 Davos - S-chanf, ViaValtellina

Hiking trail · Praettigau-Davos
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moderate
Distance 32.1 km
10:24 h
1,176 m
1,047 m
From lively Davos through the peaceful Dischma and Susauna valleys into theEngadine. Passing many impressions left by past trade-route days, the section leads through almost untouched landscapes over the Scaletta-Pass, the highest point of the ViaValtellina.

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Author
Romedi Conradin
Update: January 19, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,609 m
Lowest point
1,558 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

snowfields possible into summer months on high-level sectio

Tips and hints

  • long section, please note bus recommendation No. 282 Davos–Dürrboden.

Booking:
Railservice Rhätische Bahn
+41 (0)81 288 65 65
railservice@rhb.ch
Bookingwebsite

Informationcenter:
Destination Davos Klosters
Tourismus- und Sportzentrum
Talstrasse 41
7270 Davos Platz
Tel. +41 81 415 21 21
Fax +41 81 415 21 00

Engadin St. Moritz
St. Moritz Tourist Information
Via Maistra 12
CH - 7500 St. Moritz
T + 41 (0)81 837 33 33
F + 41 (0)81 837 33 77
stmoritz@estm.ch

Ente Turistico Valposchiavo Stazione
7742 Poschiavo
Tel. +41 (0)81 844 05 71
Fax +41 (0)81 844 10 27
info@valposchiavo.ch
www.valposchiavo.ch

Start

Davos (1,559 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'783'591E 1'186'749N
DD
46.806569, 9.844211
DMS
46°48'23.6"N 9°50'39.2"E
UTM
32T 564412 5184015
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Destination

S-chanf

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Etappe kann mit den öffentlichen Verkehrsmittel vereinfacht werden.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'783'591E 1'186'749N
DD
46.806569, 9.844211
DMS
46°48'23.6"N 9°50'39.2"E
UTM
32T 564412 5184015
w3w 
///scornful.binds.luxury
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • 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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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
32.1 km
Duration
10:24 h
Ascent
1,176 m
Descent
1,047 m
Multi-stage route Scenic Refreshment stops available

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