Begin of tour: Lenzerheide
End of tour: Lenzerheide
Access starting point: By bus from Chur
Access point of arrival: By bus to Chur
Technical requirements: challenging
Physical fitness: medium difficulty
Distance: 29.3 km
Total altitude meters: 2115 m downhill
Biking time: 2 to 4 hours
Season: July to October
Gastronomy: Various restaurants en route
Various: All the fun of endurance biking with wonderful views of Lenzerheide, Lake Heid and the surrounding peaks.
This Freeride Tour begins at the valley station of the Rothornbahn. For the challenging downhill run, take the cable car up to the summit of the Rothorn (2865 m high). For the easy downhill run, take the cable car up to the halfway station at Scharmoin (1904 m high). You can use either station as a starting point from which to freeride down to Churwalden via Valbella, Parpan and Mittelberg. In Churwalden, bikers can travel up to the Wasserböden (mountain station) on the Alp Stätz chairlift. From there, they can follow the bike trail to Alp Stätz, Alp Lavoz and Alp Nova and from there down to Tgantieni and via Val Sporz back to Lenzerheide.
Lenzerheide - Rothorn - Parpan - Churwalden - Alp Stätz - Tgantieni - Sporz - Lenzerheide
Start: Take the Rothornbahn up to the summit and the Runda-Lai and there follow the signs to Churwalden. In Churwalden, take the Stätz chairlift to Stätzer Täli and from there continue on, via Lavoz, to Tgantieni. (This tour is suitable for children, but only from the halfway station at Scharmoin).
The tour is signposted: Follow the red bike trail signs marked Tour No. 602.
The careful planning of a tour will ensure that you also derive the maximum pleasure and enjoyment from it. Please take the time to contact the local information centre and enquire about route and weather conditions before setting off. Your intended trail may be fully or partially closed, depending on the time of year and weather conditions.