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Winterwanderweg Furna Heitengaden

Winter hiking · Praettigau · Open
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  • Winterwanderweg Furna, Hof
    / Winterwanderweg Furna, Hof
    Photo: Johannes Bärtsch, Ziit-la.ch
  • / Blick auf den Rätikon
    Photo: Johannes Bärtsch, Ziit-la.ch
  • / Heitengaden am Furnerberg
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  • / Winterwanderweg beim Heitengaden
    Photo: Johannes Bärtsch, Ziit-la.ch
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Einfache Rundtour über den Furnerberg mit herrlichem Panorama über's Prättigau.
Open
easy
Distance 7 km
2:15 h
450 m
450 m
1,719 m
1,349 m
Bei der Kirche der Strasse nach in Richtung Danusa und bei der ersten Verzweigung (Riedji) der Strasse links folgen. Bei der zweiten Verzweigung (Börtji) rechts abbiegen. Bei Adamsgaden wechseln Sie von der Strasse auf den Winterwanderweg in Richtung Furna und laufen nun ca. 200 Meter bis zum Hof. 
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Author
Johannes Bärtsch
Update: December 24, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Hof, 1,719 m
Lowest point
Furna Dorf, 1,349 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Quadera Beizli

Safety information

Die Danusastrasse kann manchmal vereist sein.

Tips and hints

Prättigau Tourismus
Valzeinastrasse 6
CH-7214 Grüsch
Tel. +41 (0)81 325 11 11
info@praettigau.info
www.praettigau.info

Start

Furna (1,367 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'770'334E 1'200'625N
DD
46.934862, 9.675791
DMS
46°56'05.5"N 9°40'32.8"E
UTM
32T 551439 5198147
w3w 
///workloads.nuance.harshest

Destination

Furna

Note

Wildlife refuge Jann: December 20 - April 15
all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Mit der Rhätischen Bahn bis nach Schiers, mit dem PostAuto bis nach Furna (Fahrplanfeld 90.220).

Getting there

Über die A13 und die A28 nach Pragg-Jenaz. Wegweisern Richtung Furna folgen.

Parking

Beim Dorfladen sind Gratis-Parkplätze vorhanden.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'770'334E 1'200'625N
DD
46.934862, 9.675791
DMS
46°56'05.5"N 9°40'32.8"E
UTM
32T 551439 5198147
w3w 
///workloads.nuance.harshest
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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Status
Open
Difficulty
easy
Distance
7 km
Duration
2:15 h
Ascent
450 m
Descent
450 m
Highest point
1,719 m
Lowest point
1,349 m
Circular route Scenic Way cleared
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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