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Long distance hiking trail recommended route Stage 20

35.20 Walserweg Graubünden Etappe 20: Klosters - Schlappin Dörfji Normalweg

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  • Etappe 20: Schlappin Dörfji
    / Etappe 20: Schlappin Dörfji
    Photo: Nicole Kayser, Irene Schuler
  • / Etappe 20: Schlappintal
    Photo: Nicole Kayser, Irene Schuler
  • / Etappe 20: Unterwegs im Schlappin
    Photo: Nicole Kayser, Graubünden Ferien
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A relaxing short hike from Klosters to Schlappin, before the big Walserweg stages starts.
moderate
Distance 6.1 km
2:30 h
560 m
90 m

The Walser people settled in Schlappin in the 14th century. Through the protective forest up to the area of Saaser alp. Karst landscape on Rätschenjoch, former mining area in «Butzchammera», rockfall landscape in Gafital, scattered settlements on the slopes, at the end a closed-off settlement in St. Antönien Platz.

Please note: sure-footedness and in bad weather a good sense of direction essential between Rätschenjoch and Unghürtschuggen.

Author’s recommendation

Hiking without luggage with 5 overnight stays: Stages Langwies - Strassberg in Fondei - Klosters - Schlappin - St. Antönien

CHF 769 in double room with half board, luggage transport between the stages (except to Fondei), packed lunch, book "Walserweg Graubünden", travel documentation. Additional night bookable in St. Antönien.

Information at www.walserweg.ch

or

3 nights with half board: Hikes on the stages Klosters - Schlappin - St. Antönien for CHF 475 in double room with half board, incl. 2 x luggage transport between the stages, 2 x packed lunch, book "Walserweg Graubünden", travel documentation.

Information at www.walserweg.ch

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Author
Nicole Kayser
Update: January 21, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
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Highest point
1,661 m
Lowest point
1,118 m
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Tips and hints

Further information about the Walser Trail Graubünden can be found here www.walserweg.ch

Start

Klosters (1,190 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'786'204E 1'193'792N
DD
46.869171, 9.881295
DMS
46°52'09.0"N 9°52'52.7"E
UTM
32T 567164 5191002
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Destination

St. Antönien

Turn-by-turn directions

The exact directions can be found in the book "Walserweg Graubünden", Rotpunktverlag. The route is indicated throughout with route number 35. However, description and signaling do not replace a hiking map. 

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'786'204E 1'193'792N
DD
46.869171, 9.881295
DMS
46°52'09.0"N 9°52'52.7"E
UTM
32T 567164 5191002
w3w 
///locker.mouths.screaming
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Irene Schuler, Walserweg Graubünden. In 23 Etappen vom Hinterrhein in den Rätikon. Rotpunktverlag Zürich, 3. komplett überarbeitete Neuauflage 2017, ISBN 978-3-85869-734-9. CHF 39.90. Das Buch kann direkt bei der Walservereinigung Graubünden (www.walserverein-gr.ch) oder über den Buchhandel bezogen werden.

Equipment

Mountain boots and daypack.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
6.1 km
Duration
2:30 h
Ascent
560 m
Descent
90 m
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