Klosters - Schlappiner Joch


Selfranga: Klosters - Sportzentrum Klosters

Selfranga: Klosters - Sportzentrum Klosters

This is a hiking trail where once upon a time mule traders and soldiers walked. Now it’s a panoramic mountain tour to the Swiss-Austrian border on the Schlappiner Joch. In earlier times, this was the shortest way from Lake Constance to Lake Como.

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Technical information

Starting point:Klosters Dorf
Destination:Schlappiner Joch
Getting to the starting point:Klosters Dorf, Railway Station, by bus to the Madrisa Valley Station
Getting to the destination:Rhaetian Railway (RhB) from Klosters
Technique:medium difficulty
Physical fitness:
medium difficulty
Length:12.5 km
Hiking time:5h
Season:June till October


Klosters Dorf – Madrisa Mountain Station - Saaser Alp - Zügenhüttli - Älpli - Schlappiner Joch - Schlappin - Klosters Dorf

At Klosters Dorf (1124 meters above sea level) take the Madrisa Gondola Lift to the mountain station. Here you will find the Alpine adventure park Madrisa-Land. The trail then leads to the Saaser Alp. Continue on the footpath in an easterly direction to the mountain hut Zügenhüttli. Hike on the mountain trail over the Älpli (Little Alp) to the Schlappiner Joch (2202 meters above sea level). On the Schlappiner Joch you begin your steep descent to the south until you reach Schlappin (mountain lake, playground and barbecue grill). Hike back to Klosters Dorf on the Alpstrasse (Alpine road) or on the footpath on the left side of the valley.

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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.

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