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Hike in the moor from St. Antönien to Stels

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  • Das Walserdorf St. Antönien
    / Das Walserdorf St. Antönien
    Photo: Daniela Göpfert, Prättigau Tourismus GmbH
  • / Hochmoorwanderung St. Antönien Grossried
    Photo: Daniela Göpfert, Prättigau Tourismus GmbH
  • / Hochmoorwanderung St. Antönien Grossried
    Photo: Daniela Göpfert, Prättigau Tourismus GmbH
  • / Hochmoorwanderung St. Antönien Grossried, Soppaseeli
    Photo: Daniela Göpfert, Prättigau Tourismus GmbH
  • / Hochmoorwanderung St. Antönien Grossried
    Photo: Daniela Göpfert, Prättigau Tourismus GmbH
  • / Seerosen auf dem Stelsersee
    Photo: Berghaus Mottis, Prättigau Tourismus GmbH
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A romantic and panoramic hike. Fantastic scenery of moorland. Partly marshy paths. Keep your balance on rough, bumpy and partly slippery ground and sometimes loose wooden boards.
moderate
10.4 km
3:31 h
525 m
475 m
Near the bus-stop 'Platz' of the ancient village St. Antönien there are several restaurants to take some refreshment. Next to the post you follow the road uphill in the direction of 'Stels/Salfsch'. After a few minutes, by the fork, you take the footpath and walk zigzag uphill past the panoramic mountain inn 'Michelshof' and when you get to a barn turn right towards the houses. You follow the road upwards to Aschüel for several minutes and then turn off left on a path through the meadows with partly marshy ground. Be careful when you cross the bridge - the boards are sometimes loose.

The path now leads past the mountain lodge 'Berggasthaus zum See' and on the road down to the bus stop 'Mottis' and the mountain lodge 'Mottis'. In both lodges you can stop for refreshments and also hire a scooter to ride down to Schiers.

Carry on in the direction of 'Stels'. Loose forest with fern, berries and in between beautiful moor which in autumn look the most colourful. The trail is well-signalled with posts and marks. In the background you can now see the first mountain peaks. Be careful when you are balancing over the various lose boards and roots. From the point where you get our of the forest there is a panoramic view from the mountain 'Schesaplana'  to the Austrian mountains. You continue the walk through the meadows half right up the hill to the signpost 'Stelserberg' from where you walk straight forward to get to the 'Untersäss' with a big well. The marked posts lead you safely across two brooks to the junction with the upper trail coming from Valpun. You walk along the contour line to point 1826. From here a trail over the meadows leads you down to 'Stelserberg'. A signpost points to the small lake 'Stelsersee' and this little detour it worth it. It is the highest location in Europe where you can admire the beautifully tender white waterlilies.

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Author
Ursula Brem (www.wandersite.ch)
Updated: October 12, 2018

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1882 m
Lowest point
1421 m
Best time of year
Jan
Feb
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Rest Stop

Berghaus zum See
Berggasthaus Gemsli
Restaurant & Hotel Rhätia
Berggasthaus Mottis
Huswald Hof-Selbstbedienungslädeli
Restaurant & Hotel Madrisajoch

Tips, hints and links

Prättigau Tourismus
Valzeinastrasse 6
CH-7214 Grüsch
Tel. +41 (0)81 325 11 11
info@praettigau.info
www.praettigau.info

Start

Starting point is St. Antönien (1420 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.969634, 9.814344
UTM
32T 561945 5202111

Destination

Destination is Stels

Turn-by-turn directions

St.Antönien Platz 1414m - Aschüel 1610m - Untersäss 1774m - 1826m - Stelsersee 1668m - Stels Mottis (Stelserberg) 1460m

Note

Wildlife refuge Riedbüel: December 01 - April 30
all notes on protected areas

Public transport

By train RhB to Schiers or Küblis (timetable-entry 910) and by post-office van to St. Antönien (timetable-entry  90.214 or 90.222)

Getting there

Access road A 13 to Landquart and B 28 to Küblis where you turn left across the level crossing in the direction of Pany, Luzein, St. Antönien.

Parking

In St. Antönien all the car parks are liable to pay cost. P 2 ist situated in the centre of the village a little further up of the church.
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
10.4 km
Duration
3:31h
Ascent
525 m
Descent
475 m
Round trip Scenic

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