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Winter hiking recommended route

Tigignas - Riom - Savognin

Winter hiking
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Winter hiking way from Tigignas to Savognin
easy
Distance 6.2 km
1:42 h
53 m
439 m
Winter hiking way along historical and impossing castle in Riom, down to the river Julia and on the other river side along to Savognin.

Author’s recommendation

During the tour have a stop in one of the confortable restaurants.
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Tourismus Savognin Bivio Albula AG
Update: January 07, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,590 m
Lowest point
1,151 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Restaurant Bellavista
Tigignas mountain restaurant
Café Carisch

Start

Tigignas (1,589 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'763'382E 1'162'602N
DD
46.594702, 9.570959
DMS
46°35'40.9"N 9°34'15.5"E
UTM
32T 543734 5160284
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Destination

Savognin

Turn-by-turn directions

Start: Chair lift station Tigignas

Route: Tigignas - Riom - Cunter- Savognin

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

With postcar until Savognin

Getting there

With car until valley station Savognin, then with chairlift until Tigignas

Parking

At the valley station Savognin

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'763'382E 1'162'602N
DD
46.594702, 9.570959
DMS
46°35'40.9"N 9°34'15.5"E
UTM
32T 543734 5160284
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
6.2 km
Duration
1:42 h
Ascent
53 m
Descent
439 m
Scenic Refreshment stops available Linear route Cultural/historical interest
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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