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678 Hochtal Val Frisal

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The Val Frisal Plateau is one of the most beautiful high valleys of the Alps. A wide view of the valley shows a vast floodplain with branching rivers. The Scatlé spruce forest is another highlight of this hike.
moderate
11.8 km
4:10 h
471 m
851 m
The start is located at the mountain restaurant Burleun, known for spectacular views towards Obersaxen and Brigels, leads through a wildly romantic but nameless valley. The path leads along the bubbling and rushing Flembach creek past fragrant conifers. Once in Scatlé's ancient spruce forest near Chischarolas take a well-deserved break by the fireplace, where firewood is available for use. The Scatlé is the highest virgin spruce forest in Europe.

As you continue along the path along the Flembach, the peaks of the surrounding area such as the Kistenstöckli or Pez d'Artgas come into view, followed by numerous three-thousand-meter peaks. After a short climb to Frisal, the fabulous view into the wide Val Frisal finally opens. The valley looks either white because of the flowerheads of the marsh cottongrass, lush grassy-green, or golden-brown, depending on the season. If you're not too tired on the way back, you can climb up to the lookout point at Crap Cavigliauna. From Chischarolas the path leads on the right hand side of the valley to Breil / Brigels.

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Antonella Klee
Updated: May 14, 2020
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,919 m
Lowest point
1,276 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Please note: Snow fields are possible on the upper sections right through to the summer months.

Tips, hints and links

Surselva Tourismus
Info Brigels
Via Principala 34
7165 Brigels
Tel. +41 (0)81 941 13 31
brigels@surselva.info
www.surselva.info

Start

Railway station Burleun (1,662 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.783929, 9.072937
DMS
46°47'02.1"N 9°04'22.6"E
UTM
32T 505567 5181156
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Destination

Breil / Brigels

Turn-by-turn directions

Railway station Burleun - Scatlé (Chischarolas) - Val Frisal - Chischarolas - Breil/Brigels

Note

Wildlife refuge Frisal: December 21 - April 30
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Coordinates

DD
46.783929, 9.072937
DMS
46°47'02.1"N 9°04'22.6"E
UTM
32T 505567 5181156
w3w 
///spans.toddler.masterful
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5.0
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Ralf Metz 
July 07, 2020 · Community
Sensationell schöne Tour! Abwechslungsreich, aber einfach traumhafte Ausblicke! Insgesamt sehr wenig Menschen, man hat die Natur für sich.
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Completed this Route on October 11, 2019
HD Zimmermann 
October 16, 2019 · Community
Wer die Kraft der Natur spüren und erleben möchte, ist hier am rechten Ort. Heute, Mitte Oktober, war das Hochtal menschenleer, Natur pur.
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Completed this Route on October 16, 2019
Photo: HD Zimmermann, Community

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
11.8 km
Duration
4:10h
Ascent
471 m
Descent
851 m
Scenic

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