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Tour with a panorama: the varied snowshoe hike on the Dreibündenstein plateau connects the winter sports regions of Brambrüesch and Feldis. Impressive: the well visible Glarus thrust, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Description

This trail from Brambrüesch to Feldis – or the other way around – leads over the gentle plateau with many vistas around the Dreibündenstein. At the stone monument of the former Three Leagues of Rhaetia, you can admire a 360-degree panorama extending from the town’s home mountains surrounding Chur, the Arosa and Lenzerheide, up to the Glarus Alps. Well visible on the Ringelspitz, lying opposite and reaching up to the Flims Mountains (Segnes, Tschingelhörner) is the UNESCO World Heritage site «Tektonikarena Sardona» (Glarus thrust). In this area, processes of the formation of the Alps can be seen particularly well. The central element is the Glarus main thrust fault, which is as sharp as a blade in an area where older rocks were thrust over the younger material when the Alps formed. The panorama info board at the highest point of the hike (Furggabüel, 2174 m above sea level) provides information about the World Heritage site and all names and altitudes of the surrounding mountain peaks.

The descent leads along idyllic landscapes with snow-covered forests and Alp settlements to Mutta, where you can take a comfortable ride on the chairlift to Feldis. The terrace on the slope of the Stätzerhornkette is the northern-most location in the mountain villages of the Domleschg. Cozy restaurants with sun terraces can be found in Brambrüesch, Mutta, and Feldis for enjoyment and recreation.

An enjoyable tour includes the careful planning of the same. Please inform yourself in advance at the local information center about the route and weather conditions. Depending on the season and weather conditions, this route may be blocked or interrupted

Technical information

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Start location
Chur, Brambrüesch
Destination
Feldis, Mutta
Ascent
660 m
Descent
280 m
Distance
8 km
Duration
3 h 40 min
Physical requirements
Difficult
Elevation profile
660Meter ascents
280Meter descents
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Contact

Sedrun Disentis Tourismus
Via Alpsu 64a
7188 Sedrun
Switzerland

Phone +41 (0)81 920 40 30
Fax +41 (0)81 920 40 39
info@disentis-sedrun.ch
disentis-sedrun.ch

Bergbahnen Chur
Kasernenstrasse 15
7007 Chur

Phone +41 (0)81 250 55 90
info@bergbahnenchur.ch
bergbahnenchur.ch

Quick Facts

Route number

Distance

8 km

Duration

3 h 40 min

Ascent

660 m

Travel information: Feldis / Veulden

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