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35.03 Walserweg Graubünden Etappe 3: Vals - Safien Turrahus

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  • Etappe 3: Blick auf das Zervreilahorn, Vals
    / Etappe 3: Blick auf das Zervreilahorn, Vals
    Photo: Nicole Kayser, Irene Schuler
  • / Etappe 3: Riedboda, Aufstieg von Vals aus
    Photo: Nicole Kayser, Irene Schuler
  • / Etappe 3: Hirtenunterstand, Riedboda, Aufstieg auf den Tomülpass von Vals aus
    Photo: Nicole Kayser, Irene Schuler
  • / Etappe 3: Alp Tomül, Badebecken
    Photo: Nicole Kayser, Irene Schuler
  • / Etappe 3: Tomülpass Seelein
    Photo: Nicole Kayser, Irene Schuler
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Von Vals über den Tomülpass nach Safien Turrahus.
moderate
Distance 13.1 km
5:30 h
1,160 m
720 m
Traditional and modern - wood and Valais quartzite shape the villagescape of Vals. View of the settlement of Leis below the Piz Aul. Lime kilns, turquoise pools at Alp Tomül. Views into the Safiental valley to Wisshorn and the Pizzas d'Anarosa.

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More information: www.walserweg.ch
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Nicole Kayser
Update: January 21, 2021

Start

Vals (1,301 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'733'568E 1'164'187N
DD
46.615584, 9.182446
DMS
46°36'56.1"N 9°10'56.8"E
UTM
32T 513969 5162463
w3w 
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Destination

Safien Turrahus

Turn-by-turn directions

Die genaue Wegbeschreibung findet sich im Buch "Walserweg Graubünden", Rotpunktverlag. Der Weg ist durchgängig mit der Routen-Nummer 35 signalisiert. Beschreibung und Signalisierung ersetzen jedoch keine Wanderkarte.

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all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'733'568E 1'164'187N
DD
46.615584, 9.182446
DMS
46°36'56.1"N 9°10'56.8"E
UTM
32T 513969 5162463
w3w 
///asteroid.remembers.collects
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Irene Schuler, Walserweg Graubünden. In 23 Etappen vom Hinterrhein in den Rätikon. Rotpunktverlag Zürich, 3. komplett überarbeitete Neuauflage 2017, ISBN 978-3-85869-734-9. CHF 39.90. Das Buch kann direkt bei der Walservereinigung Graubünden (www.walserverein-gr.ch) oder über den Buchhandel bezogen werden.

Equipment

Bergschuhe, Tragrucksack

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
13.1 km
Duration
5:30 h
Ascent
1,160 m
Descent
720 m
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