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GPS Alter Schyn-Runde

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Technically less demanding, but altogether long tour for enduring biker.
moderate
Distance 59.9 km
3:50 h
1,353 m
1,353 m
1,558 m
562 m
This tour includes the descent on the "Alter Schin", a road high above the Albula Gorge into the steep mountain flank, connecting the rear Rhine Valley with the Lenzerheide holiday region. Via Lain and Muldain you reach this partly vertiginous trade route from the Middle Ages. The tour then leads through spectacular rock tunnels and tranquil villages such as Scharans and Tomils down to Domleschg with its southern charm. On the way, many different inns invite you to take a breather. The long round to Chur continues on agricultural side roads and cycle paths before an ascent via the "Polenweg" to Churwalden and then via Salez and the Mittelberg back to Parpan and Lenzerheide. A bit of endurance is required on the day trip, but the technical difficulties are limited.
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Ferienregion Lenzerheide
Update: August 02, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
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Highest point
Parpan, 1,558 m
Lowest point
Domat, 562 m
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Start

Tourist office Lenzerheide (1,477 m)
Coordinates:
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2'761'980E 1'177'354N
DD
46.727700, 9.557867
DMS
46°43'39.7"N 9°33'28.3"E
UTM
32T 542627 5175056
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///unguarded.poorly.hospitals
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Destination

Tourist office Lenzerheide

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Public transport

Die Anreise mit dem Zug nach Chur, dann steigen Sie direkt auf die Busse von PostautoGraubünden um und gelangen so innert 30 Minuten nach Lenzerheide.

Im Dorf steht der kostenlose Sportbus zur Verfügung.

Getting there

Von Basel und Zürich - Chur-Süd (Ausfahrt Nr. 17) - Lenzerheide.

Von Milano - Lugano - San-Bernadino-Tunnel - Thusis - Chur (Ausfahrt Lenzerheide) - Lenzerheide.

Parking

Parkplätze Eingangs Lenzerheide oder Talstation Rothornbahn.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'761'980E 1'177'354N
DD
46.727700, 9.557867
DMS
46°43'39.7"N 9°33'28.3"E
UTM
32T 542627 5175056
w3w 
///unguarded.poorly.hospitals
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Single Trail Map Lenzerheide Arosa

Questions and answers

Question from Armin Bernhard · May 01, 2021 · Community
Ist der weg zwischen Scharans nach Lenzerheide über den alten Schyn befahrbar?
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
59.9 km
Duration
3:50 h
Ascent
1,353 m
Descent
1,353 m
Highest point
1,558 m
Lowest point
562 m
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