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767 Alteinsee Schiesshorn

Mountain Hike · Graubuenden
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Map / 767 Alteinsee Schiesshorn
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This round tour combines the terms «wa-ter» and «mountain» and offers countless beautiful views on Arosa and its surround-ing. The trail passes the Altein waterfalls and the Altein lake before making a loop around the Schiesshorn mountain, includ-ing the possibility to climb to the peak.
moderate
11.9 km
5:19 h
844 m
967 m
The circumnavigation of one of Arosa’s most beautiful backyard mo untain offers a challenge and pleasure at the same time. The starting point is at the Arosa Sewage Plant (Abwasserreinigungsanlage - ARA) which can be reached by going down the valley, passing the Untersee lake. Once you have passed the first natural beauty, the Altein waterfalls, your physical condition will be tested at the relatively steep climb to the Altein lake. The Altein lake, located at the plateau of the Strela mountain range, offers an ideal resting place with views on the Schiesshorn mountain. When reaching the Scheisshorn Furgga further up, the peak appears to be within grasp. The return trail descends along the Furggatobel and across open meadows down to the valley, until it disappears in a fairytale-like forest. The starting point can be reached by continuing downwards and traversing the Isel, a clearing with bbq stations.

 

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2431 m
Lowest point
1619 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Achtung: Ab Schiesshorn Furgga ist der Aufstieg zum Schiesshorngipfel nicht markiert. Trittsicherheit und Schwindelfreiheit sind hier besonders gefragt.

Equipment

Parkmöglichkeit bei der Abwasserreini-gungsanlage Arosa (ARA), welches Start- und Endpunkt der Tour ist.

Tips, hints and links

Arosa Tourismus
Sport- und Kongresszentrum Arosa
Poststrasse
7050 Arosa
+41 (0)81 378 70 20
arosa@arosa.ch
www.arosa.ch 

Start

Arosa (1741 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.782504, 9.680150
UTM
32T 551918 5181219

Destination

Arosa

Turn-by-turn directions

When leaving the Arosa train station, pass the Untersee lake until you reach the Arosa Sewage Plant (Abwasserreinigungsanlage - ARA). From there, follow the directions to the Altein lake. Following this, you will reach a turnoff with directions to Schiesshorn Furgga. From the Furgga, the trail leads down to the valley, the clearing Isel and the starting point in Arosa. 

Parking

Car parking available at the Arosa Sewage Plant (Abwasserreinigungsanlage - ARA), which serves as the starting and end point of this tour.
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
11.9 km
Duration
5:19 h
Ascent
844 m
Descent
967 m
Loop Scenic Geological highlights Faunistic highlights Mountain railway ascent/descent

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Highest point
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Lowest point
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