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Tschierv Biosfera - Lü - Craistas - Fuldera Furom Cross-country Centre

Winter hiking
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  • Blick von Lü in Richtung Piz Turettas
    / Blick von Lü in Richtung Piz Turettas
    Photo: Andrea Badrutt, Chur, Tourismus Engadin Scuol Samnaun Val Müstair AG
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High trail with a magnificent panorama between Lü and Craistas, ending at the Fuldera Furom cross-country skiing centre.
moderate
Distance 10.9 km
3:45 h
485 m
608 m
From Tschierv, the trail leads steadily uphill for about 45 minutes to Lü. There is also the option of taking the post bus to Lü and only getting on there. From Lü, the tour continues in the direction of Müstair, accompanied by a beautiful panoramic view until before Craistas. In Craistas follows the descent to the valley floor to the PostBus stop Fuldera, Furom.
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Tourismus Engadin Scuol Samnaun Val Müstair AG (tc)
Update: September 30, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,054 m
Lowest point
1,600 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Please note the condition reports under the telephone number 081 861 88 49. The tour was assessed in favourable weather conditions, the current snow and weather conditions must be noted before the start.

Attention: the trail leads through game rest zones, please do not leave forest paths.

 

Emergency call:

144 Emergency call, first aid

1414 Mountain rescue REGA

112 International emergency call

Tips and hints

www.val-muestair.ch

Start

PostBus stop Tschierv, Orasom (1,678 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'821'774E 1'168'048N
DD
46.626832, 10.335060
DMS
46°37'36.6"N 10°20'06.2"E
UTM
32T 602202 5164562
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Destination

PostBus stop Fuldera, Furom

Turn-by-turn directions

From Tschierv ascent to Lü

Continue in the direction of Müstair

In Craistas descent to Fuldera

Note

Wildlife refuge Rez - Val S-chüra: February 01 - April 30
all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

  • By Rhaetian Railway (from Chur, Landquart/Prättigau or Upper Engadine) hourly to Zernez.
  • By PostBus from Zernez to Tschierv, Orasom every two hours

Getting there

  • From the north: via Landquart - Klosters by car transport through the Vereina tunnel (Selfranga - Sagliains) or via the Flüela Pass to Zernez on the H27. From Zernez on the H28 into Val Müstair as far as Tschierv (40 minutes from Vereina south portal).
  • From the east: via Reschenpass (Nauders) on the SS40 to Mals. From Mals on the SS41 to the Swiss border in Müstair. From Müstair on the H28 to Tschierv.
  • From the south: Via Bolzano and Merano on the SS40 to Malles. From Mals on the SS41 to the Swiss border in Müstair. From Müstair on the H28 to Tschierv.

Parking

  • Free parking at the guest information in Tschierv

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'821'774E 1'168'048N
DD
46.626832, 10.335060
DMS
46°37'36.6"N 10°20'06.2"E
UTM
32T 602202 5164562
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Winter map Val Müstair (available at the guest info)

Equipment

High and sturdy walking shoes or winter boots, warm clothing, sun protection, walking sticks.

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
moderate
Distance
10.9 km
Duration
3:45 h
Ascent
485 m
Descent
608 m
Public-transport-friendly Scenic Linear route Refreshment stops available

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