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90.09 Graubünden Bike Etappe 9 Thusis - Safien Platz

Mountainbiking · Switzerland
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A long ascent leads over the Glaspass into the Safiental. Among bikers the trail is known to be as demanding as it is legendary. The old mule trail twists down almost vertically, sometimes between bands of rock, to tiny Safien Platz.
difficult
Distance 17.2 km
7:24 h
1,253 m
613 m
1,855 m
674 m
Difficulty
S3 difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,855 m
Lowest point
674 m
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Tips and hints

Schiebepassage: Aus Gründen der Sicherheit zwischen Glaspass und Safien Platz Schieben bei Abfahrt dringend empfohlen.

Start

Thusis (676 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'753'532E 1'174'271N
DD
46.701975, 9.446357
DMS
46°42'07.1"N 9°26'46.9"E
UTM
32T 534122 5172143
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Destination

Safien Platz

Turn-by-turn directions

Thusis - Urmein - Tschappina - Glaspass - Safien Platz

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'753'532E 1'174'271N
DD
46.701975, 9.446357
DMS
46°42'07.1"N 9°26'46.9"E
UTM
32T 534122 5172143
w3w 
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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass

Technical Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Phone / device holder as required  
  • Bike lock as required
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • 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
S3 difficult
Distance
17.2 km
Duration
7:24 h
Ascent
1,253 m
Descent
613 m
Highest point
1,855 m
Lowest point
674 m
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