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Heidi & Gigi Trail in Lenzerheide

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  • Urdenbahn in the Urdental - Connection between Arosa and Lenzerheide
    Urdenbahn in the Urdental - Connection between Arosa and Lenzerheide
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The Heidi & Gigi Trail combines Arosa with Lenzerheide and vice versa. A perfect day trip. This entry concerns only the part in Lenzerheide.
moderate
Distance 7.2 km
2:34 h
592 m
80 m
2,078 m
1,486 m
What's been a tradtion in summer is now also possible in winter. The Heidi & Gigi Trail combines Arosa with Lenzerheide and vice versa. Along the winterhiking trail you enjoy wonderful views of the mountains, make use of the newest Gondolas as the Urdenbahn and enjoy a bite to eat in one of the Restaurants along the way.
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Ferienregion Lenzerheide
Update: December 07, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,078 m
Lowest point
1,486 m
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Track types

Asphalt 38.03%Dirt road 0.35%Nature trail 23.30%Path 24.61%Road 7.71%Unknown 5.96%
Asphalt
2.7 km
Dirt road
0 km
Nature trail
1.7 km
Path
1.8 km
Road
0.6 km
Unknown
0.4 km
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Rest stops

ZBar
Hotel Restaurant Dieschen
Dieschen-Bar
Mountain Restaurant Scharmoin
Motta Hut

Tips and hints

 Heidi & Gigi Trail

 

Start

Valleystation Rothornbahn (1,485 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'761'808E 1'178'727N
DD
46.740084, 9.556105
DMS
46°44'24.3"N 9°33'22.0"E
UTM
32T 542482 5176431
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Destination

Valleystation Rothornbahn or Arosa

Turn-by-turn directions

Starting from the valleystation of the Rothornbahn you can either take the Gondola or hike to the middlestation Scharmoin. From there follow the "Heidi & Gigi" signs. From the chairlift Motta the rest of the path is completetd with transportations. (Motta - Urdenfürggli - Urdenbahn)

 

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Arriving in Chur by train, take the Postauto Bus Nr. 182 to Lenzerheide. Within 30 minutes you'll reach Lenzerheide. Get off at the stop "Lenzerheide Rothornbahn".

Getting there

Highway A13 in direction Chur, gett off at Nr. 17 Chur Süd, follow the signs to Lenzerheide. Always stay on the main road until you reach the Rothornbahn.

Parking

There is a big parking space by the Rothornbahn.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'761'808E 1'178'727N
DD
46.740084, 9.556105
DMS
46°44'24.3"N 9°33'22.0"E
UTM
32T 542482 5176431
w3w 
///relief.provoking.forest
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
7.2 km
Duration
2:34 h
Ascent
592 m
Descent
80 m
Highest point
2,078 m
Lowest point
1,486 m
Public-transport-friendly Scenic Refreshment stops available Cableway ascent/descent Linear route
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