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Stams - Mittagsplatte

Mountainbiking · Chur
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  • Calanda im Hintergrund
    / Calanda im Hintergrund
    Photo: Michael Christ, Chur Tourismus
  • / Im Aufstieg nach Says
    Photo: Michael Christ, Chur Tourismus
  • / Abfahrt von Stams Richtung Valzeina
    Photo: Michael Christ, Chur Tourismus
  • / Ausblick von der Mittagsplatte ins Churer Rheintal
    Photo: Michael Christ, Chur Tourismus
  • / Abfahrt von der Mittagsplatte
    Photo: Michael Christ, Chur Tourismus
  • / Abfahrt von der Mittagsplatte
    Photo: Michael Christ, Chur Tourismus
  • / Mittagsplatte von unten gesehen mit Sendemast
    Photo: Michael Christ, Chur Tourismus
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Extended day tour with beautful viewing points and single tracks on the descent.
difficult
39.9 km
5:30 h
1600 m
1600 m

The start of this tour is at the train station Chur. Cycle out of the city in eastern direction, through the Fürstenwald (forest) to the village of Trimmis. When you have crossed the stream in Trimmis, the ascent begins on the right side up to Says and further up to Stams, where you will have a splendid panorama view. During the summer months, the restaurant in Stams is feasted and you can refresh yourself with some drinks and snacks.

From Stams follow the trail uphill across the meadow. And then the first downill begins on a challenging but ridable single track into direction of Clavadatsch. Back on the street you continue to Valzeina, where the second (but short) ascent begins and leads you up to the Mittagsplatte, where a 120 m high transmitting mast is positioned. Shortly before, you branch off to the left and follow a trail through the meadow to a fence. Here, the second part of the descent begins. At first quite steep and demanding, but soon getting easier and smoother, through the "Schlund" back into the valley. Leave the village of Zizers to your right and continue along Molinära back to Trimmis. After crossing the village, follow the trail to the Rhine river. From there, follow the official cycling path Rhine route No. 2 back to Chur.

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Author
Michael Christ 
Updated: January 24, 2018

Difficulty
S2 difficult
Technique
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Highest point
1727 m
Lowest point
546 m
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Start

Chur, train station (584 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.853460, 9.529688
UTM
32T 540379 5189016

Destination

Chur, train station

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Public transport

Public transport friendly

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


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Difficulty
S2 difficult
Distance
39.9 km
Duration
5:30h
Ascent
1600 m
Descent
1600 m
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