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Rhine Gorge hike: Bot Tschavier (656.7)

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  • Aussicht auf den Vorderrhein Richtung Reichenau
    / Aussicht auf den Vorderrhein Richtung Reichenau
    Photo: Michael Christ, Chur - Die Alpenstadt
  • / Bonaduz
    Photo: Michael Christ, Chur - Die Alpenstadt
  • / Rheinschlucht
    Photo: Michael Christ, Andrea Badrutt
  • / Sogn Mang
    Photo: Chur Tourismus, Andrea Badrutt
  • / Ruin Wackenau
    Photo: Michael Christ, Chur - Die Alpenstadt
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A leisurely walk from Bonaduz around the Bot Tschavier hill, with beautiful views of the fascinating Rhine Gorge. 
easy
Distance 7.1 km
2:00 h
116 m
116 m
749 m
636 m
A leisurely walk from Bonaduz, past the picturesque chapel of Sogn Mang and on a beautiful circular path with views of the Rhine Gorge and around the Bot Tschavier hill back to Bonaduz. A detour to the Wackenau ruin is possible. 
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Michael Christ 
Update: July 17, 2019
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
749 m
Lowest point
636 m
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Rest Stop

Bonaduz

Start

Bonaduz, train station (658 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'749'530E 1'186'236N
DD
46.810478, 9.397953
DMS
46°48'37.7"N 9°23'52.6"E
UTM
32T 530361 5184180
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Destination

Bonaduz, train station

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'749'530E 1'186'236N
DD
46.810478, 9.397953
DMS
46°48'37.7"N 9°23'52.6"E
UTM
32T 530361 5184180
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

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
  • Kit para bolhas
  • 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
easy
Distance
7.1 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
116 m
Descent
116 m
Highest point
749 m
Lowest point
636 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Scenic Family-friendly Geological highlights

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