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793 Schlappinerjoch

· 1 review · Hiking trail · Praettigau-Davos
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Graubünden Ferien - normierte Touren Explorers Choice 
  • Schutzhütte etwas unterhalb des Schlappiner Jochs.
    / Schutzhütte etwas unterhalb des Schlappiner Jochs.
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Hiking on the old pack animal trading-routes, with grand views across the Swiss-Austrian border on the Schlappiner Joch. Then dropping down to lake Schlappin and finally to Klosters Dorf.
moderate
12.7 km
4:30 h
507 m
1263 m
Take the Madrisa gondola from Klosters Dorf to Saaser Alp. This is the sunny mountain of Klosters, where the first alpine discovery park «Madrisa-Land» is. Further on is the Saaser Alp. Follow the footpath in an eastward direction until you reach Zügenhüttli. On the high alpine path, you come to the Älpli and Schlappiner Joch. This path was a war zone during the Prättigauer War in 1622 between Graubünden and Montafon. But the path also served as a major trade route where wine and cattle were transported. From the Joch (ridge) drops a steep path to Schlappin. There in the mountain restaurants Gemsli or Erika, you can take refreshment. Next to Schlappin lake are places to barbeque. Using either the alp road or the footpath on the left side of the valley, you make your way beside the roaring river to Klosters Dorf.
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Antonella Klee
Updated: June 26, 2020

Difficulty
moderate
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Highest point
2200 m
Lowest point
1120 m
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Tips, hints and links

Destination Davos Klosters
Talstrasse 41
7270 Davos
Tel. +41 (0)81 415 21 21
Fax. +41 (0)81 415 21 00
info@davos.ch
info@klosters.ch
www.davos.ch

Start

Klosters (Madrisa) (1892 m)
Coordinates:
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46.902724, 9.862515
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46°54'09.8"N 9°51'45.1"E
UTM
32T 565691 5194715
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Destination

Klosters Dorf

Turn-by-turn directions

Leaving the Madrisa cable car station cross the Saaser Alp passing south of Bärnet and moving towards Schwarzbach. Continue further in the same direction onto the Schlappiner Joch which is sign-posted. The descent then follows the Furggabach (Furgga River) to the Engen Böden and then onto Dorf Schlappin. From here follow the forest path through the valley down to Klosters Dorf, which is also sign-posted.

Note

Wildlife refuge Schlifitschuggen: December 20 - April 15
all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

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46.902724, 9.862515
DMS
46°54'09.8"N 9°51'45.1"E
UTM
32T 565691 5194715
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Kay H
September 17, 2018 · Community
Man muss während der Wanderung eine einigermaßen schwierige Bachüberquerung machen. Weiter ist der Abstieg vom Joch aus manchmal steil und unbequem. Die Pfade sind gelegentlich dicht bewachsen. Der Anfang von der Wanderung stimmt leider nicht völlig mit der Karte überein. Das Ende der Wanderung ist nicht eindeutig beschrieben. Von Schlappin nach Klosters habe ich den Weg an dem Wildbach gefolgt wie beschrieben in der Beschreibung. Auf der Karte und bei der Wegweisung ist aber ein Weg durch den Wald angegeben (welcher nicht entlang den Bach führt).
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Schlange auf dem Steig
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Grenze
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Kühe auf dem Pfad
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Schlange auf dem Steig
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Kühe auf dem Pfad

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
12.7 km
Duration
4:30h
Ascent
507 m
Descent
1263 m
Point-to-point Scenic Refreshment stops available

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