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Winter hiking

Brambrüesch - Känzeli

Winter hiking · Chur
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    Photo: Michael Christ, Chur Tourismus
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    Photo: VIVA berg.baiz Brambrüesch
ft 5500 5000 4500 4000 3500 3,0 2,5 2,0 1,5 1,0 0,5 mi Chur Bergbahnen (Hausberg Brambrüesch) Bergbaiz Sporthotel Malixerhof

This easy hiking tour is perfect for people who like leisurely walking with panoramic views.
easy
5.4 km
1:29 h
21 m
429 m
The ascent to Brambrüesch you conquer on this tour very comfortable, namely with the gondola from Chur. Arrived on the high plateau, exactly 1'000 meters above the city of Chur, you walk leisurely from the mountain station straight ahead past several mountain restaurants: Battagliahütte, VIVA berg.baiz and Malixerhof. So if you want to enjoy the view on a sun terrace, has a good selection. At the Malixerhof, it finally goes down towards the middle station Känzeli. The path runs parallel to the toboggan run, but is wide enough to accommodate sledgers and hikers. In contrast to the toboggan offer the winter hiking trail works even if there is little or no snow. Following the path gently downhill, you can enjoy the scenery and views. In between, you walk in the shadow of the woods, then come again longer open sections. In the middle section, the panorama into the Schanfigg Valley with Hochwang, Arosa Weisshorn, Strela Pass and Weissfluhgipfel is especially beautiful. Just before you arrive at the Känzeli, the view of the city of Chur and the Grisons Rhine Valley becomes clear. From the middle station Känzeli you can then comfortably hover with the gondola back to the valley.
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Author
Michael Christ 
Updated: February 07, 2018

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1605 m
Lowest point
1179 m
Best time of year
Jan
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Rest Stop

Sporthotel Malixerhof
Bergbaiz
Restaurant-Pension Battagliahütte

Tips, hints and links

This hike is ideal for connoisseurs and families. The route is also a popular hike in summer.

Start

Brambrüesch, top station of gondola (1592 m)
Coordinates:
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46.828999, 9.516007
DMS
46°49'44.4"N 9°30'57.6"E
UTM
32T 539354 5186291
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Destination

Känzeli, middle station of gondola

Note

Wildlife refuge Pizokel: January 01 - April 15
all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public transport friendly

Mit dem Zug bis zum Bahnhof Chur. Von dort fährt der Stadtbus (Linie 1) in 3 Minuten bis zur Talstation der Bergbahnen (Haltestelle Stadthalle/Brambrüeschbahn).

Getting there

  • Autobahn-Ausfahrt Chur Süd
  • Stadteinwärts fahren (Kasernenstrasse)
  • Talstation und Parkplatz liegen vor dem Stadtzentrum auf der rechten Seite

Parking

Gäste der Chur Bergbahnen parkieren auf dem Stadthallen-Parkplatz bei der Talsation gratis. Hierfür muss die Kontrollschild-Nummer bei der Kassa zwingend angeben werden!

Coordinates

DD
46.828999, 9.516007
DMS
46°49'44.4"N 9°30'57.6"E
UTM
32T 539354 5186291
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


Questions & Answers

Question about Mauricio Capon P · October 29, 2019 · Community
Is it fun for 5 & 7 year olds with lots of energy? whats the cost of the tour?
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Answer by Michael Christ  · October 29, 2019 · Chur Tourismus
It's an easy and nice 1h walk. More fun of course is the toboggan run on the same trail. All infos and prices on https://chur.graubuenden.ch/en/activities-experiences/chur-brambruesch-cableways-winter

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
5.4 km
Duration
1:29h
Ascent
21 m
Descent
429 m
Public transport friendly Round trip Scenic Refreshment stops available Family friendly Cableway ascent/descent
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
afternoon

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