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Tschlin – Martina

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    Photo: Andrea Badrutt, Tourismus Engadin Scuol Samnaun Val Müstair AG
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    Photo: Dominik Täuber
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    Photo: Andrea Badrutt, Chur, Tourismus Engadin Scuol Samnaun Val Müstair AG
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Scenic tour from the traditional Engadine village of Tschlin to Martina with views of the opposite side of the valley, the Inn and Piz Lad.
closed
moderate
Distance 9.1 km
2:30 h
160 m
660 m
In the village of Tschlin ascend up to the church. From there continue down over open terrain. In the middle section the path leads through a steep mountain forest. Then continue down to the valley floor, partly following the old road, to Martina.
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Scuol Samnaun Val Müstair (mma)
Update: June 30, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,603 m
Lowest point
1,037 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

The trail is groomed after each snowfall. Please note the condition reports in the winter sports report. The tour was assessed in favourable weather conditions, current snow and weather conditions must be noted before starting.

Emergency call:

144 Emergency call, first aid

1414 Mountain rescue REGA

112 International emergency call

 

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

Start

Tschlin (1,506 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'827'486E 1'195'110N
DD
46.868175, 10.423031
DMS
46°52'05.4"N 10°25'22.9"E
UTM
32T 608451 5191498
w3w 
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Destination

Martina

Turn-by-turn directions

In the village of Tschlin uphill to the church. From there the trail descends over open terrain. In the middle section it goes through a steep mountain forest. Then down to the valley floor, partly following the old road to Martina. 

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

  • By Rhaetian Railway (from Chur, Landquart/Prättigau or Upper Engadine) hourly to Scuol-Tarasp.
  • By PostBus from Scuol, staziun direction Martina. Change trains in Strada and continue to Tschlin.

Getting there

  • From the north: via Landquart - Klosters by car transport through the Vereina Tunnel (Selfranga - Sagliains) or via the Flüela Pass into the Lower Engadine on H27.
  • From the east: via Landeck / Austria in the direction of St. Moritz on H27
  • From the south: via Reschenpass (Nauders-Martina) or Ofenpass (Val Müstair-Zernez) on H27

Scuol is located directly on the Engadine road H27 (20 minutes' drive from Vereina south portal).

Parking

  • Kostenpflichtige Parkplätze bei der Bushaltestelle vorhanden

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'827'486E 1'195'110N
DD
46.868175, 10.423031
DMS
46°52'05.4"N 10°25'22.9"E
UTM
32T 608451 5191498
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

High and sturdy hiking boots or winter boots, warm clothing, sun cream, sunglasses, sunscreen, hiking poles.

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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Status
closed
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
9.1 km
Duration
2:30 h
Ascent
160 m
Descent
660 m
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