Geological trail through the Zügen gorge

An insight into the geological development in the Zügen gorge, between Davos-Monstein and the "Bärentritt". Old valley road closed to motorcar traffic, set in cool shade due to the narrow, deep valley cutting. Above us, the Rhaetian Railway, which negotiates the gorge across viaducts and through... more

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Engstligen Falls / Engstligenalp

The Engstligen Falls are among Switzerland’s highest waterfalls. Since 1948 the cantonal nature conservancy has protected them. more

Engstligen Falls / Engstligenalp
Hike along the bisses at Crans-Montana

Hike along the bisses at Crans-Montana

The "bisses" are traditional irrigation channels used to bring precious glacier water to the cultivated land around Crans-Montana. more

Geological trail through the Zügen gorge

An insight into the geological development in the Zügen gorge, between Davos-Monstein and the "Bärentritt". Old valley road closed to motorcar traffic, set in cool shade due to the narrow, deep valley cutting. Above us, the Rhaetian Railway, which negotiates the gorge across viaducts and through tunnels. Carries on towards Wiesen, then continues on the nature trail to Filisur.

People who are familiar with stones and rock formations will walk through the mountains as if they were reading a book on geology.

Engstligen Falls / Engstligenalp

The Engstligen Falls are among Switzerland’s highest waterfalls. Since 1948 the cantonal nature conservancy has protected them.

A natural spectacle in a class of their own are the 600m long Engstligen waterfalls. Under preservation since 1948, these are the second longest falls in Switzerland.

Hike along the bisses at Crans-Montana

The "bisses" are traditional irrigation channels used to bring precious glacier water to the cultivated land around Crans-Montana.

The "bisses" are traditional irrigation channels which were built several centuries ago in order to bring precious glacier water to the cultivated land around Crans-Montana.