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Lantern Path: Falera - Laax Dorf

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    Photo: Jascha Schmid, Flims Laax Falera
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    Photo: Jascha Schmid, Flims Laax Falera
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    Photo: Jascha Schmid, Flims Laax Falera
m 1300 1200 1100 1000 900 3,5 3,0 2,5 2,0 1,5 1,0 0,5 km Parc la Mutta
The winter hiking trail is groomed and lit on Thursdays (from 12/24/20) and Saturdays (from 12/26/20) from 18:00 - 21:00.
closed
easy
Distance 3.6 km
1:00 h
63 m
242 m
The snow crunches underfoot, the more than 300 Sonnenglas® lanterns shine through the winter night and the deeply snow-covered landscape radiates peace and security. Feel the magic of the region and forget the hustle and bustle of everyday life for a short time. The winter hike is also suitable for families with children and offers unforgettable experiences. Clear the stage for memories that last!

Author’s recommendation

Small round around the Muotta and the Parc la Mutta before it gets dark.
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Author
Jascha Schmid 
Update: November 09, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,218 m
Lowest point
976 m
Best time of year
Jan
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Rest Stop

*[d] Restaurant La Siala

Safety information

With the last Flims Laax Falera Shuttle (101) to Falera and back on foot.Last trips from Laax Posta 17:20 and 18:10.

Tips and hints

Winterplan: https://www.flimslaax.com/fileadmin/Daten/Dokumente/PDF_flimslaax.com/Guides/Winterwanderplan_DE_EN.pdf

Start

Falera Parcadi (1,201 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'736'980E 1'184'732N
DD
46.799657, 9.233111
DMS
46°47'58.8"N 9°13'59.2"E
UTM
32T 517788 5182927
w3w 
///drip.nearing.sprinter

Destination

Laax Dorf Posta

Turn-by-turn directions

Winter hiking trail Nr. 20 siehe: https://www.flimslaax.com/fileadmin/Daten/Dokumente/PDF_flimslaax.com/Guides/Winterwanderplan_DE_EN.pdf

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Train to Chur, post bus to Laax, post bus from Laax to Falera, stop Falera Parcadi or the public Flims Laax Falera Shuttle.

Getting there

By car Motorway A13 from Zurich, exit 18 Flims. Via Laax to Falera.

Parking

Parking lot with 200 parking spaces at the beginning village.Chargeable in winter (coins required).

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'736'980E 1'184'732N
DD
46.799657, 9.233111
DMS
46°47'58.8"N 9°13'59.2"E
UTM
32T 517788 5182927
w3w 
///drip.nearing.sprinter
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

App Inside Laax with all tours and info: www.flims.com/app

Author’s map recommendations

Winter plan for cross-country skiing, sledding, winter hiking and snowshoeing:To the winter plan (PDF): https://www.flimslaax.com/fileadmin/Daten/Dokumente/PDF_flimslaax.com/Guides/Winterwanderplan_DE_EN.pdf

Equipment

Footwear suitable for winter.

Basic Equipment for Winter Hiking

  • 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 Winter Hiking

  • Hiking poles fitted with snow baskets
  • Trail ‘spike’ crampons at minimum and a basic ice axe are recommended when covering steeper terrain
  • 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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Status
closed
Difficulty
easy
Distance
3.6 km
Duration
1:00 h
Ascent
63 m
Descent
242 m
Public-transport-friendly Family-friendly Groomed snow Linear route
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
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