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Tschiertschen – Hühnerköpf – Jochalp

Winter hiking · Graubuenden
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Map / Tschiertschen – Hühnerköpf – Jochalp
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Hike for ambitious walkers

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.

Highest point
2024 m
Lowest point
1341 m

Equipment

Sturdy shoes, winter hiking sticks are beneficial

Start

Tschiertschen (1345 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.817650, 9.606502
UTM
32T 546266 5185079

Destination

Jochalp

Turn-by-turn directions

Tschierten - Hühnerköpf - Jochalp

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.

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


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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

Avalanche conditions

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Highest point
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Lowest point
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