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Winter hiking

Tschiertschen – Hühnerköpf – Jochalp

Winter hiking
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Hike for ambitious walkers
Distance 7.3 km
2:50 h
796 m
117 m
This path raises in a zigzag pattern from Tschiertschen all the way up the mountain. It passes the Hühnerköpfen (chicken heads) on 2,000 metres above altitude, descents shortly across the Gruben only to ascents again the last climp to the mountain house Joch.
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Author
Andrea Mende
Update: February 23, 2019
Highest point
2,024 m
Lowest point
1,341 m

Start

Tschiertschen (1,345 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'765'420E 1'187'451N
DD
46.817650, 9.606502
DMS
46°49'03.5"N 9°36'23.4"E
UTM
32T 546266 5185079
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Destination

Jochalp

Turn-by-turn directions

Tschierten - Hühnerköpf - Jochalp

Note


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Public transport

In Chur, take the Postauto No. 42 to Tschiertschen.

Getting there

In Chur, follow the Malixerstrasse until you reach the Araschgerrank, from where you follow the signs to Tschiertschen.

Parking

The parking spaces in Tschiertschen are marked.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'765'420E 1'187'451N
DD
46.817650, 9.606502
DMS
46°49'03.5"N 9°36'23.4"E
UTM
32T 546266 5185079
w3w 
///skews.airless.forgives
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Sturdy shoes, winter hiking sticks are beneficial

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Distance
7.3 km
Duration
2:50 h
Ascent
796 m
Descent
117 m
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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