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90.10 Graubünden Bike Etappe 10 Safien Platz - Lumbrein

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Graubünden Ferien - normierte Touren Explorers Choice 
  • Thalkirch
    / Thalkirch
    Photo: Cordula Seiler, Graubünden Ferien - normierte Touren
  • / Kirche von Thalkirch
    Photo: Cordula Seiler, Graubünden Ferien - normierte Touren
  • / Kirche von Thalkirch
    Photo: Cordula Seiler, Graubünden Ferien - normierte Touren
  • / Therme Vals
    Photo: Cordula Seiler, Graubünden Ferien - normierte Touren
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Biking in the tracks of the Walsers from the narrow Valsertal into the wide Val Lumnezia. The Tomülpass offers fabulous views of mountain summits and the mysterious Safiental. The flower meadows and Alpine pastures of Lugnez make a captivating contrast.
difficult
Distance 49.5 km
5:00 h
1,850 m
1,750 m
2,421 m
897 m
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Author
Cordula Seiler
Update: June 26, 2018
Difficulty
S2 difficult
Technique
Stamina
Highest point
2,421 m
Lowest point
897 m
Best time of year
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Tips and hints

Saison: Auf hoch gelegenen Abschnitten können Schneefelder bis im Juni möglich sein

Schiebepassagen:  Safien Platz–Lumbrein ca. 30 Min. / Lumbrein–Safien Platz ca. 30 Min.

Start

Safien Platz (1,315 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'743'535E 1'171'761N
DD
46.681627, 9.314893
DMS
46°40'53.9"N 9°18'53.6"E
UTM
32T 524081 5169833
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Destination

Lumbrein

Turn-by-turn directions

Safien Platz - Thalkirch - Tomülpass - Vals - Tersnaus - Surcasti - Surin - Lumbrein

Note

Wildlife refuge Bäch: December 20 - April 30
all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'743'535E 1'171'761N
DD
46.681627, 9.314893
DMS
46°40'53.9"N 9°18'53.6"E
UTM
32T 524081 5169833
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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
S2 difficult
Distance
49.5 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
1,850 m
Descent
1,750 m
Highest point
2,421 m
Lowest point
897 m
Multi-stage route Scenic Refreshment stops available Cultural/historical interest Singletrail/Free ride

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