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Bear Sanctuary Experience Trail Winter

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  • Erlebnisweg Bärenland
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m 2000 1900 1800 2,0 1,8 1,6 1,4 1,2 1,0 0,8 0,6 0,4 0,2 km Arosa Bärenland Tschuggenhütte SIT-Hütte KuhBar Sternwarte Restaurant Erzhorn Bergkirchli

The route of the Bear Sanctuary adventure trail leads from Arosa Bear Sanctuaryto the Tschuggenhütte, past the Bergkirchli and to the Kulmwiese.

easy
Distance 2.1 km
0:40 h
10 m
180 m
2,018 m
1,836 m
You simply can't miss the stars of the trail. It is not for nothing that they belong to the family of the big bears. Set out and discover the five big bears, find out where they live and how big they can grow. Once you have found and measured all the bears, you will find out which is the biggest big bear. Compared to the trail in summer, the route from the Tschuggenhütte to the Bergkirchli is slightly different in winter. The route leads along the winter hiking trail instead of the summer hiking trail (this is a ski slope in winter). Therefore, in winter you will only find 5 bears on the trail instead of 6. 

Author’s recommendation

Present the complete booklet at the Arosa Tourism guest information desk (sports and congress centre in the village) and receive a big-bear surprise.
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Author
Arosa Tourismus
Update: January 20, 2022
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,018 m
Lowest point
1,836 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Brüggerstuba at the middle station
Mountain Restaurant Brüggerstruba
SIT Hütte
SIT-Hut
Tschuggenhütte

Safety information

See the winter sports report to find out which winter hiking trails are open.

Tips and hints

Theme trails in Arosa

Start

Arosa Bear Sanctuary (2,010 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'769'801E 1'184'110N
DD
46.786499, 9.662643
DMS
46°47'11.4"N 9°39'45.5"E
UTM
32T 550578 5181652
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Destination

Arosa Kulmwiese

Turn-by-turn directions

There are various ways to get to the start of the hike. Enjoy the leisurely ride with the Arosa-Weisshorn aerial cableway to the middle station or take the local bus to the Prätschli terminus and enjoy a short hike along the Arlenwaldweg to the LAW (Arosa-Weisshorn aerial cableway) middle station. The Bear Sanctuary adventure trail starts there.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

From Chur with the Rhaetian Railway to Arosa.  From Arosa railway station you can reach the LAW valley station (Arosa-Weisshorn aerial cableway) in a short time. 

Getting there

From Chur, the winding Schanfiggerstrasse leads to Arosa. Let the journey already become an adventure.

Parking

At the entrance to Arosa village you will find a large parking display board. Further information can be found here.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'769'801E 1'184'110N
DD
46.786499, 9.662643
DMS
46°47'11.4"N 9°39'45.5"E
UTM
32T 550578 5181652
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Good footwear and weather-dependent clothing.

Basic Equipment for Nature Trails

  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Umbrella
  • 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
easy
Distance
2.1 km
Duration
0:40 h
Ascent
10 m
Descent
180 m
Highest point
2,018 m
Lowest point
1,836 m
Linear route Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Dog-friendly

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