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Alpentour Davos Klosters

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  • Grüeni Alp Blick ins Sertig
    / Grüeni Alp Blick ins Sertig
    Photo: Fredi Michel, Destination Davos Klosters
  • / Alpentour Blick auf Landwassertal
    Photo: Fredi Michel, Destination Davos Klosters
  • / Grüeni Alp
    Photo: Fredi Michel, Destination Davos Klosters
  • / Lochalp mit Albertitobel
    Photo: Fredi Michel, Destination Davos Klosters
  • / Lochalp
    Photo: Fredi Michel, Destination Davos Klosters
  • / Stafelalp Walsersiedlung Davos Frauenkirch
    Photo: Stefan Schlumpf, Destination Davos Klosters
  • / Schatzalp
    Photo: Fredi Michel, Destination Davos Klosters
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A high and sunny alpine tour with panoramic views of mountain ranges and the area of Davos. With great variety of alpine flora you come past the historical Hotel Schatzalp with its Alpinum.
moderate
Distance 23.1 km
7:00 h
681 m
1,446 m
The starting point of the tour is the station Höhenweg. It is comfortably reached with the Parsenn funicular. The path leads towards the Büschalp, which gets its name from the original owner - Family Büsch. The meaning of the name is «tiny ragged fir».The Schatzalp is the next stop, where you can admire the Alpinum Schatzalp with over 1,300 different plants from all over the world. The one-time sanatorium has been a hotel for 50 years. The bestselling-author, Thomas Mann, was inspired here to write his novel «The Magic Mountain».The path leads you on to the Podestatenalp. This alp belonged to the «Podesta» a kind of overlord of a region. After this you move through different small alps, such as the Stafelalp, where the painter, E.L. Kirchner spent the summers of 1917/18. The way now passes rustic Walser farms, through meadows and fields until you reach Glaris.

Author’s recommendation

Die Tour kann auch von Schatzalp aus gestartet werden. Dadurch wird sie um rund 5 km bzw. 1.5 Stunden verkürzt
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Antonella Klee
Update: August 31, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,227 m
Lowest point
1,440 m
Best time of year
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Tips and hints

Destination Davos Klosters
Talstrasse 41
7270 Davos
Tel. +41 (0)81 415 21 21
Fax. +41 (0)81 415 21 00
info@davos.ch / info@klosters.ch
davos.ch/en/summer.html

Start

Talstation Persennbahn (2,217 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'781'998E 1'188'159N
DD
46.819684, 9.823914
DMS
46°49'10.9"N 9°49'26.1"E
UTM
32T 562848 5185456
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Destination

Davos Glaris

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Startpunkt: Parsennbahn

Ziel: Glaris Ortolfi

http://www.vbd.ch/dl.php/de/0e9ha-mo16fx/Streckenplan.pdf 

Getting there

Ab Zürich fahren Sie über die Autobahn A3/A13 (beachten Sie die grünen Schilder) in Richtung Chur bis Landquart. Ab Landquart geht es weiter auf der Kantonsstrasse 28 bis nach Davos Dorf, Promenade 148, danach links abbiegen.

Parking

Parkplatz Parsenn. Kostenpflichtig, genügend Parkplätze vorhanden.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'781'998E 1'188'159N
DD
46.819684, 9.823914
DMS
46°49'10.9"N 9°49'26.1"E
UTM
32T 562848 5185456
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Gutes Schuhwerk

Basic Equipment for Mountain Hikes

  • 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
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Mountain Hikes

  • Climbing helmet as required
  • 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
moderate
Distance
23.1 km
Duration
7:00 h
Ascent
681 m
Descent
1,446 m
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