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Winter hiking

Round Trip Tschiertschen

Winter hiking
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Relaxed hike through the wintery forest
easy
Distance 3.1 km
0:57 h
94 m
120 m
Enjoy a relxed hike through the snow covered forest and inhale the fresh mountain air.
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Author
Andrea Mende
Update: January 06, 2019
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Highest point
1,374 m
Lowest point
1,281 m
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Start

Tschierschen (1,338 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'765'515E 1'187'241N
DD
46.815731, 9.607669
DMS
46°48'56.6"N 9°36'27.6"E
UTM
32T 546356 5184866
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Destination

Tschiertschen

Turn-by-turn directions

Tschiertschen - Bawald - Tschiertschen

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Take the bus from Chur to Tschiertschen

Getting there

Once in Chur, follow the signposts to Tschiertschen.

Parking

Parking spots at the entrance of the village

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'765'515E 1'187'241N
DD
46.815731, 9.607669
DMS
46°48'56.6"N 9°36'27.6"E
UTM
32T 546356 5184866
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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
easy
Distance
3.1 km
Duration
0:57 h
Ascent
94 m
Descent
120 m
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