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.
Distance 23.1 km
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.
Die Tour kann auch von Schatzalp aus gestartet werden. Dadurch wird sie um rund 5 km bzw. 1.5 Stunden verkürzt
Update: August 31, 2021
Tips and hints
Destination Davos Klosters
Tel. +41 (0)81 415 21 21
Fax. +41 (0)81 415 21 00
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Getting thereAb 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.
ParkingParkplatz Parsenn. Kostenpflichtig, genügend Parkplätze vorhanden.
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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)
- Hiking poles
- Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
- First aid kit
- Bivy / survival bag
- Survival blanket
- Pocket knife
- Cell phone
- Navigation equipment / map and compass
- Emergency contact details
Technical Equipment for Mountain Hikes
- Climbing helmet as required
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