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721 Water-Trail Ils Lejins Sils/Furtschellas

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Discover the unique high-alpine flora and lake landscape of the Upper Engadine on this hiking circuit to the six 6 Lejins (Romansh: small lakes). The lakes are named after the minerals and rock types they contain.
moderate
6 km
2:32 h
393 m
393 m
Experience the magic of the crystal-clear mountain lakes. The reflection of the Engadine sky in the lakes is just fantastic!

You’ll start at the top station of Furtschellas at 2312 m. From there the 2 ½ hours round-path first leads towards Alp Munt and then around the six small mountain lakes: Lejin Cristal, Lejin Magnetit, Lejin Malachit, Lejin Rhodonit, Lejin S-chaglia and Lejin Epidot. Wherever you look you’ll enjoy the view up to the icy pinnacles and rocky flanks of the Corvatsch range. There are many resting places which invite you to stay. At the Rabgiusa hut or at the restaurant La Chüdera with its great panoramic terrace you can eat and drink something.

 

Author’s recommendation

Water path Autio Tour with thrilling stories about the 6 Lejins could be download directly from our homepage.
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Author
Cordula Seiler
Updated: March 18, 2020
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,658 m
Lowest point
2,316 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

La Chüdera

Safety information

Please note: Snow fields are possible on the upper sections right through to the summer months.

Tips, hints and links

Corvatsch AG
7513 Silvaplana

 

Start

Sils.i.E. (Furtschellas) (2,317 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.421719, 9.783430
DMS
46°25'18.2"N 9°47'00.3"E
UTM
32T 560200 5141203
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Destination

Sils.i.E. (Furtschellas)

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Coordinates

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46.421719, 9.783430
DMS
46°25'18.2"N 9°47'00.3"E
UTM
32T 560200 5141203
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
6 km
Duration
2:32h
Ascent
393 m
Descent
393 m
Loop Scenic Refreshment stops available Botanical highlights Insider tip

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