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Winter hiking recommended route

Sils - Val Fex

Winter hiking
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  • Winterwandern im Val Fex
    / Winterwandern im Val Fex
    Photo: Filip Zuan, CC BY-ND, Sils Tourismus
  • / Winterwander im Val Fex, Richtung Muotta da Güvè
    Photo: Filip Zuan, CC BY-ND, Sils Tourismus
  • / Winterwander im Val Fex, Richtung Muotta da Güvè
    Photo: Filip Zuan, CC BY-ND, Sils Tourismus
  • / Spaziergänger und Langläufer zuhinterst im Val Fex
    Photo: Gian Giovanoli, CC BY-ND, Sils Tourismus
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Walking into the snow-covered Val Fex
moderate
Distance 6.8 km
2:05 h
265 m
9 m
2,073 m
1,808 m
From the village square in Sils Maria, the hiking trail first leads steeply up through the gorge to Platta. Then more leisurely, partly following the road, to Hotel Fex. From there the trail leads in a large loop to Alp Muot Selvas.

 

More information
Engadin St. Moritz Tourismus AG
Via Maistra 1
CH-7500 St. Moritz
Phone: +41 81 830 00 01 
E-mail: allegra@engadin.ch 
Internet: www.engadin.ch
winter hiking trail report: www.engadin.ch/en/slopes-tracks/winter-hiking-trails/ 

Author’s recommendation

Either walk back the same way or take the horse-drawn carriage from Hotel Fex to Sils.
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Engadin St. Moritz
Update: August 30, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,073 m
Lowest point
1,808 m
Best time of year
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Start

Sils Maria (1,808 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.428622, 9.763818
DMS
46°25'43.0"N 9°45'49.7"E
UTM
32T 558685 5141955
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Destination

Alp Muot Selvas

Turn-by-turn directions

Sils Maria - Fex Platta - Fex Crasta - Fex Curtins - Alp Muot Selvas - Fex Curtins - Fex Crasta - Sils Maria

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Coordinates

DD
46.428622, 9.763818
DMS
46°25'43.0"N 9°45'49.7"E
UTM
32T 558685 5141955
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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
  • Kit para bolhas
  • 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
6.8 km
Duration
2:05 h
Ascent
265 m
Descent
9 m
Highest point
2,073 m
Lowest point
1,808 m
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