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Parpan - Tschugga - Foppa Trail

Winter hiking
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  • Parpan im Winter
    / Parpan im Winter
    Photo: Adrian Flütsch, Sundroina Pictures, Arosa Lenzerheide
  • / Parpan im Winter
    Photo: Adrian Flütsch, Sundroina Pictures, Arosa Lenzerheide
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A beautiful hike from Parpan up to Foppa. 
moderate
Distance 4.4 km
1:20 h
263 m
27 m
Next to the toboggan run, the winter hiking trail leads towards Restaurant Tschugga, an open and sunny landscape.

Author’s recommendation

Follow the Jochwäg to Churwalden. Alternatively, you can take the same path back to Parpan. 
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Ferienregion Lenzerheide
Update: November 06, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,756 m
Lowest point
1,493 m
Best time of year
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
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Dec

Rest Stop

Restaurant Allegra "Dine & Fine" - Hotel Bestzeit
Restaurant Tschugga

Start

Village square Parpan (1,493 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'761'875E 1'180'943N
DD
46.760001, 9.557765
DMS
46°45'36.0"N 9°33'28.0"E
UTM
32T 542593 5178645
w3w 
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Destination

Foppa

Turn-by-turn directions

The route starts at the post office in Parpan. Follow the tarred road to Tschugga and continue over the Oberberg to Foppa.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'761'875E 1'180'943N
DD
46.760001, 9.557765
DMS
46°45'36.0"N 9°33'28.0"E
UTM
32T 542593 5178645
w3w 
///formally.recliner.today
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Author’s map recommendations

Winter panoramic map

Equipment

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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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
4.4 km
Duration
1:20 h
Ascent
263 m
Descent
27 m
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