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Hiking trail

Zernez – Brail

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  • Zernez
    / Zernez
    Photo: Andrea Badrutt, Tourismus Engadin Scuol Samnaun Val Müstair AG
  • / Zernez
    Photo: Andrea Badrutt, Tourismus Engadin Scuol Samnaun Val Müstair AG
  • / Zernez
    Photo: Andrea Badrutt, Tourismus Engadin Scuol Samnaun Val Müstair AG
  • / Brail
    Photo: Andrea Badrutt, Tourismus Engadin Scuol Samnaun Val Müstair AG
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Hiking trail on the Via Engiadina from Zernez to Brail.
Distance 7.5 km
2:00 h
257 m
92 m
After the bridge at the campsite, the sunny trail on the Via Engiadina leads slightly uphill via Prazet along lush flower meadows to Brail. A sunny hike suitable for prams with views of the Inn or the National Park on the opposite side of the valley.

Author’s recommendation

Brail – the small fraction of Zernez is home to the smallest 5-star superior hotel in Switzerland.
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Tourismus Engadin Scuol Samnaun Val Müstair AG
Update: October 12, 2021
Highest point
1,723 m
Lowest point
1,466 m

Safety information

The tour was assessed in favourable weather conditions, it is imperative that the current weather conditions and weather forecasts are observed before starting the tour.

Emergency call:

144 Emergency call, first aid

1414 Mountain rescue REGA

112 International emergency call

Tips and hints

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Start

Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'802'772E 1'175'269N
DD
46.697794, 10.090268
DMS
46°41'52.1"N 10°05'25.0"E
UTM
32T 583354 5172159
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Public transport

By public transport:

Engadine bus connection Brail - Zernez

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'802'772E 1'175'269N
DD
46.697794, 10.090268
DMS
46°41'52.1"N 10°05'25.0"E
UTM
32T 583354 5172159
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Sturdy shoes, weatherproof clothing, water bottle, rain and sun protection

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
  • Blister kit
  • 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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Distance
7.5 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
257 m
Descent
92 m

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