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Tschiertschen - Geissböden - Furgglis

Snowshoeing
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Map / Tschiertschen - Geissböden - Furgglis
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moderate
Distance 2.7 km
1:30 h
379 m
33 m
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,659 m
Lowest point
1,313 m
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Start

Parkplatz Tschiertschen (1,312 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'765'134E 1'187'698N
DD
46.819935, 9.602840
DMS
46°49'11.8"N 9°36'10.2"E
UTM
32T 545984 5185330
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Destination

Berghaus Furgglis

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Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'765'134E 1'187'698N
DD
46.819935, 9.602840
DMS
46°49'11.8"N 9°36'10.2"E
UTM
32T 545984 5185330
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
2.7 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
379 m
Descent
33 m
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