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GPS Brambrüesch-Pradaschier (via Dreibündenstein – big route)

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Beautiful and scenic tour with picturesque wooded sections and panoramic views.
From the train station Chur you can reach the valley station of Chur-Dreibündenstein mountain railways either by city bus (line 1, stop Stadthalle) or on foot in about 15 minutes. The hike begins at the summit station of the Brambrüesch cable car. Through picturesque woodland sections the Malix Alp is soon reached. Relatively flat and with wonderful panoramic views you first pass the Galtialp, later the Bärenalp and finally the Pradaschieralp. Several fireplaces for a rest and a magnificent mountain flora accompany the hiker - a real pleasure hike! Soon the mountain station of the Pradaschier-Bahn is reached, where a cozy mountain restaurant with a large sun terrace invites you to a visit. You will reach the village Churwalden by the longest toboggan run in the world, a truly memorable experience! Alternatively, you can reach Churwalden by chair lift or on foot on the hiking trail. From Churwalden the, Postauto will return to Chur within 30 minutes.

easy
Distance 12.3 km
4:23 h
601 m
988 m
2,172 m
1,209 m

For the hike, an attractive round trip ticket is available at the Chur-Dreibündenstein mountain railways, which includes the ascend from Chur to Brambrüesch, two runs with the toboggan run Pradaschier - Churwalden and the return trip by Postauto from Churwalden to Chur.
 
Option A: From the mountain restaurant Brambrüesch follow the hiking trail to the Malixer Alp and further to the Dreibündenstein. Descent over Grüenenbüel to Pradaschier (hiking time approx. 3 h 15 min.)


Option B: Hiking trail to Churwalden.

Author’s recommendation

Catering in the mountain restaurant Pradaschier
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Ferienregion Lenzerheide (mit Unterstützung: Chur Tourismus / Bergbahnen Chur-Dreibündenstein)
Update: April 30, 2018
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Highest point
2,172 m
Lowest point
1,209 m
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Start

Talstation der Bergbahnen Chur-Dreibündenstein (1,596 m)
Coordinates:
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2'758'441E 1'188'511N
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46.828876, 9.515455
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46°49'44.0"N 9°30'55.6"E
UTM
32T 539312 5186277
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Destination

Churwalden

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Public transport

From the train station Chur you can reach the valley station of the Chur-Dreibündenstein mountain railways either by city bus (line 1, stop Stadthalle) or on foot in about 15 minutes.

Getting there

From Basel and Zurich - Chur-Sued (exit no. 17)

From Milano - Lugano - San Bernadino Tunnel - Thusis - Chur.

Parking

Guests of the Chur mountain railways park on the Stadthallen parking free of charge. For this purpose, mentioning   the plate number at the cash desk is mandatory!

 

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'758'441E 1'188'511N
DD
46.828876, 9.515455
DMS
46°49'44.0"N 9°30'55.6"E
UTM
32T 539312 5186277
w3w 
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
12.3 km
Duration
4:23 h
Ascent
601 m
Descent
988 m
Highest point
2,172 m
Lowest point
1,209 m
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