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Foppa - Joch

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Von Foppa aufs Joch - wunderschönes Panorma auf die Stadt Chur. 
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moderate
Distance 2.9 km
1:15 h
287 m
4 m
Von Foppa führt ein schöner, leicht ansteigender Winterwanderweg auf Joch. Unterwegs geniessen Sie die offene Weitsicht richtung Alp Stätz, Pradaschier und den Dreibündenstein. Auf dem Joch angekommen, werden Sie mit einem wunderschönem Panorama auf die Stadt Chur belohnt. 

Author’s recommendation

Gehen Sie weiter bis nach Tschiertschen. 

Starten Sie entweder in Churwalden oder Parpan mit der Tour, welche nach Foppa führt. 

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Ferienregion Lenzerheide
Update: October 04, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,041 m
Lowest point
1,754 m
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Start

Foppa (1,754 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'762'392E 1'184'044N
DD
46.787755, 9.565632
DMS
46°47'15.9"N 9°33'56.3"E
UTM
32T 543172 5181733
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Destination

Joch

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Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'762'392E 1'184'044N
DD
46.787755, 9.565632
DMS
46°47'15.9"N 9°33'56.3"E
UTM
32T 543172 5181733
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Winterwandern in Lenzerheide

Weitere Touren verlinken! 

Author’s map recommendations

Winterwander Panoramakarte

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Snow Shoe Walking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots appropriate for winter use (B1+ recommended)
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Water- and windproof mountaineering jacket and trousers with ankle adjustment or separate gaiters
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Water- and windproof gloves plus thin fleece inner gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Snow Shoe Walking

  • Hiking poles fitted with snow baskets
  • Snowshoes  
  • 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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Status
closed
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
2.9 km
Duration
1:15 h
Ascent
287 m
Descent
4 m
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