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  • / Talstation Flims
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Snowline map  

While at higher altitudes there is at best already snow, the trails in the valley are still free of snow. Our interactive snow depth map helps you to plan your tour. Here you can see at a glance at www.flims.com/schneesituation where you can already expect snow on the paths and trails and where you can still be on the road without getting cold feet. 

 

The Runca Trail has been awarded the label "Flow Country Trail" by the IMBA (International Mountain Bike Association). With a length of 6 kilometers, the Runca Trail is one of the longest flow country trails in Europe.

closed
moderate
Distance 12.1 km
1:00 h
758 m
758 m
1,838 m
1,081 m
The Runca Flow Trail from Naraus to Flims is of medium difficulty and offers plenty of variety for experienced riders as well as beginners.

The Runca Trail leads from Naraus to Flims and combines pump track and northshore elements with wild nature. You start at the Flims valley station. From there, two chair lifts take you via Foppa to Naraus for the start.

The trail is aimed at all bikers who are light to medium in the difficulty range. Enthusiastic bike beginners cruise over simple obstacles such as scooters - whereas experienced freestylers hunt with speed over more demanding jumps. The numerous pump track, northshore and dirt elements make the Runca Flow Trail a first-class experience for all mountain bikers.

The new riding surface and the many constructions provide a "flowing" trail with good grip even on wet tracks. And if the numerous corners, wallrides and drops are too tricky for you, you can safely avoid all obstacles on the "Chicken Lines".

Author’s recommendation

It has refreshments. There are single or daily passes for the mountain railways.
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Author
Martina Tresch
Update: February 15, 2022
Difficulty
S2moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,838 m
Lowest point
1,081 m
Best time of year
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Rest stop

Restaurant Runcahöhe

Safety information

Helmet and knee protectors are recommended.

Tips and hints

Guest information Flims Laax Falera

Via Nova 62

CH-7017 Flims

Phone: +41 (0)81 920 92 00

Email: info@flimslaaxfalera.ch

Web: www.laax.com

Start

Flims, Talstation (1,082 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'740'634E 1'188'624N
DD
46.833892, 9.282160
DMS
46°50'02.0"N 9°16'55.8"E
UTM
32T 521517 5186744
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Destination

Flims, Talstation

Turn-by-turn directions

Flims - chairlift via Foppa to Naraus (1842 m) - follow the signposting "Trek Runcatrail" 694 - valley station Flims

Note

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

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Stop: Flims Dorf, Bergbahnen
By post bus from Chur or the public Flims Laax Falera Shuttle

Timetable
www.sbb.ch

Getting there

By car motorway A13 from Zurich, exit 18 Flims.

Parking

Parking spaces in the Stenna Flims Bergbahnen car park

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'740'634E 1'188'624N
DD
46.833892, 9.282160
DMS
46°50'02.0"N 9°16'55.8"E
UTM
32T 521517 5186744
w3w 
///shoebox.costumed.manager
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

App
Inside Laax - with all tours and information

Bike Guide
Available free of charge at the guest information in Flims, Laax and Falera

Author’s map recommendations

Hiking and biking map of the Flims, Laax, Falera region; 1:25,000; available from the guest information offices in Flims, Laax and Falera

Equipment

Repair kit and first aid kit belong in the rucksack.

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Status
closed
Difficulty
S2moderate
Distance
12.1 km
Duration
1:00 h
Ascent
758 m
Descent
758 m
Highest point
1,838 m
Lowest point
1,081 m
Public-transport-friendly Refreshment stops available Circular route Cableway ascent/descent Singletrail/Free ride

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