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Dreibündenstein circular hike Brambrüesch

Mountain Hikes · Switzerland
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This scenic hike leads from Brambrüesch to the Dreibündenstein and back to Brambrüesch in a beautiful round trip over the Galtialp.
moderate
12.5 km
5:10 h
588 m
590 m
The high plateau Brambrüesch can be reached comfortably with the cableways from the city of Chur. The hike first leads straight on to the mountain restaurant and then up to the Malixeralp on the right side of the ski lift and on to Spundis, where a fantastic panorama opens up towards the region of the Surselva. Via Hühnerköpfe (top station ski lift) the trail continues upwards through a varied and beautiful alpine flora. At Furggabüel you finally reach the highest point and are rewarded with an impressive all-round panorama. At this point, a two-part panorama board provides information about the surrounding mountain world and also the clearly visible mountain ranges of the Tectonic Arena Sardona (UNESCO World Heritage). Just a short walk and you reach the Dreibündenstein, marked by a clearly visible boundary stone, where you can also sign the summit book. With a magnificent view you continue your hike towards Pradaschier. After a relatively steep descent, turn right. Now it goes more gently downhill to Galtialp and one crosses on a beautiful hiking trail over Trittwald back towards Brambrüesch. On the way, a detour to the idyllic Edelweisshütte, where you can eat. Back in Brambrüesch, there are finally three mountain restaurants with sun terraces available, so that you can finish this wonderful circular hike with pleasure before taking the cableways back to Chur.
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Author
Michael Christ 
Updated: November 23, 2018

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2172 m
Lowest point
1588 m
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Rest Stop

Edelweisshütte Brambrüesch

Tips, hints and links

www.bergbahnenchur.ch

Start

Brambrüesch top station of the gondola (1593 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.828665, 9.515585
UTM
32T 539322 5186253

Destination

Brambrüesch top station of the gondola

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public transport friendly

Mit dem Zug bis zum Bahnhof Chur. Von dort fährt der Stadtbus (Linie 1) in 3 Minuten bis zur Talstation der Bergbahnen (Haltestelle Stadthalle/Brambrüeschbahn).

Getting there

  • Autobahn-Ausfahrt Chur Süd

  • Stadteinwärts fahren (Kasernenstrasse)

  • Talstation und Parkplatz liegen vor dem Stadtzentrum auf der rechten Seite

Parking

Gäste der Chur Bergbahnen parkieren auf dem Stadthallen-Parkplatz bei der Talsation gratis. Hierfür muss die Kontrollschild-Nummer bei der Kassa zwingend angeben werden!
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
12.5 km
Duration
5:10h
Ascent
588 m
Descent
590 m
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