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45.06 Zernez (Vallun Chafuol) - Zernez, Nationalpark-Panoramaweg

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moderate
Distance 14.4 km
7:19 h
1,250 m
1,500 m
2,540 m
1,471 m
The hike leads right through the Swiss National Park with its unusual fauna and flora, an impressive wilderness. Striking views from the top of the Murterpass down into the wild Cluozza Gorge.

Author’s recommendation

Die Etappe kann mit den öffentlichen Verkehrsmittel vereinfacht werden. Empfehlung: Postauto Zernez Posta nach Zernez Vallun Chafuol.
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Author
Romedi Conradin
Update: February 06, 2017
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,540 m
Lowest point
1,471 m
Best time of year
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Tips and hints

  • snowfields possible into summer months on high-level sections.
  • no overnight accommodation possibilities in stage destination Vallun Chafuol; please see bus recommendation No. 262 from Zernez to Vallun Chafuol.
  • the National Park is a nature reserve with stringent regulations. Dogs are not allowed in and biking is not permitted. Picking and collecting flora is strictly forbidden. Please note the information panels at the entrances.

Start

Zernez (Vallun Chafuol) (1,711 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'808'496E 1'171'421N
DD
46.661441, 10.163321
DMS
46°39'41.2"N 10°09'48.0"E
UTM
32T 588998 5168199
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Destination

Zernez

Note

National park Swiss National Park: December 20 - April 30
all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'808'496E 1'171'421N
DD
46.661441, 10.163321
DMS
46°39'41.2"N 10°09'48.0"E
UTM
32T 588998 5168199
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • 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
  • 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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Rating

5.0
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Joshua Bär 
August 03, 2021 · Community
sehr schöne Tour mit Abwechslung, einigen Tier- und Pflanzenwelt Sichtungen und perfekten Wanderwegen. sehr zu empfehlen. Wir haben die Tour rückwärts gemacht - Zernez -> P3
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When did you do this route? August 03, 2021
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Charles Lambelet
February 28, 2018 · Community
Sehr geeignet im September wenn die Farben so schön und unterschiedlich sind.
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When did you do this route? September 30, 2017
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
14.4 km
Duration
7:19 h
Ascent
1,250 m
Descent
1,500 m
Highest point
2,540 m
Lowest point
1,471 m
Multi-stage route Scenic Refreshment stops available

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