From Sinestra over the suspension bridges to Zuort and the Fimber Pass (Cuolmen d'Fenga) to the Heidelberger Hut. 5th stage of the Via Natürala.
Distance 14.5 km
Transfer by PostBus from Sent to Val Sinestra (1524 m above sea level). The hike begins at the Val Sinestra spa hotel. Up to the Zuort farm, the stream La Brancla will be crossed several times, crossing two suspension bridges. At the Zuort farm the flower and herb meadows begin. The trail climbs steadily through the Val Chöglias up to the highest point of this stage, the Cuolmen d'Fenga (Fimberpass), which leads into the extensive Val Fenga. With a bit of luck you will spot ibexes. After the short descent, you reach the Heidelberger Hut. The hut of the German Alpine Club (DAV) is run by an Austrian hut warden and is located on Swiss soil.
AuthorEngadin Samnaun Val Müstair
Update: December 23, 2020
Safety informationThe tour was evaluated in favorable weather conditions, the current weather conditions and weather forecasts must be strictly observed before starting the tour. This hike requires elementary alpine experience, orientation skills, hiking boots are recommended.
144 Emergency, First Aid
1414 Mountain rescue REGA
112 International emergency call
- From the north: via Landquart - Klosters by car transport through the Vereina tunnel (Selfranga - Sagliains) or via the Flüela Pass into the Lower Engadin on H27.
- From the east: via Landeck / Austria in the direction of St. Moritz on H27
- From the south: via Reschenpass (Nauders-Martina) or Ofenpass (Val Müstair-Zernez) on H27
Val Sinestra near Sent can be reached in 20 minutes by car from the Engadin road H27 near Scuol (50 minutes driving time from Vereina south portal)
- Free parking below the Hotel Val Sinestra
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EquipmentGood shoes, rain and sun protection, water bottle, bandages.
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