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Winter trail running: Samedner sunny hillside

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The highlight of this tour is the permanent view over the Samedner valley floor towards Muottas Muragl and the Bernina massif.
moderate
Distance 6.3 km
1:35 h
230 m
237 m
From the Muntarütsch shooting range (with parking facilities) the route leads over Quadrellas - on an asphalt road, but with a beautiful view to the Bernina massif, to the church of San Peter above Samedan where the real trails start. A short descent to the valley station of the Survih ski lift paves the way towards the Cristolais hut on a specially milled winter footpath. This path cannot be walked on in summer as it would lead across a lush green meadow. From the Cristolais turning point, the trail runs parallel to the Marguns-Samedan downhill slope back to the Survih ski lift station, which in this direction marks the starting point of the crisp ascent towards "Sur San Peter". Once you have reached the culmination point after overcoming a height difference of 102 metres, the trail descends gently back to the Muntarütsch shooting range.

 

More information
Engadin St. Moritz Tourismus AG
Via Maistra 1
CH-7500 St. Moritz
Phone: +41 81 830 00 01
E-mail: allegra@engadin.ch 
Internet: www.engadin.ch 

Winter hiking trail report: www.engadin.ch/en/slopes-tracks/winter-hiking-trails/ 

Author’s recommendation

If you arrive by public transport or are a resident of Samedan, the best place to start the Samedner "Sonnenhang" trail is from the valley station of the Survih ski lift in the direction of Cristolais and back at Skilfit in the direction of Muntarütsch before the circuit closes again at the ski lift. Recommended public transport stop is Samedan Gemeindehaus with a short walk/running in through the village centre to the valley station of the ski lift.
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Engadin St. Moritz
Updated: December 15, 2020
Difficulty
moderate
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Landscape
Highest point
1,862 m
Lowest point
1,757 m
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Start

Samedan, Schiessstand Muntarütsch or Skilift Survih (1,770 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'787'013E 1'157'348N
DD
46.541265, 9.877049
DMS
46°32'28.6"N 9°52'37.4"E
UTM
32T 567246 5154562
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Destination

Samedan, Schiessstand Muntarütsch or Skilift Survih

Turn-by-turn directions

Samedan Schiesstand Muntarütsch - Kirche San Peter - Skilift Survih - Cristolais-Skilift Survih - Sur San Peter - Schiessstand Muntarütsch

Note

Wildlife refuge Muntatsch, Clavadatsch: December 20 - April 30
all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Parking

Indoor car park in Samedan

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'787'013E 1'157'348N
DD
46.541265, 9.877049
DMS
46°32'28.6"N 9°52'37.4"E
UTM
32T 567246 5154562
w3w 
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
6.3 km
Duration
1:35 h
Ascent
230 m
Descent
237 m
Public-transport-friendly Loop Scenic Refreshment stops available

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