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From the lovely village of Flims, the mountain bike will take you up to great heights. The Vorab tour to the glacier of the same name offers both a nature and a bike adventure.

Description

The ascent to the Vorab Glacier is long, almost 1500 meters in altitude, all in one piece, from rich green forests far up into a rocky alpine area. The start is at the base station of the Crap Sogn Gion cable car. A well-constructed road climbs up to Nagens, which is served six times a day by a shuttle bus, Wednesdays through Sundays from the end of July to mid-October. The bus also transports mountain bikers and would save you the first 1000 meters in altitude. Not a bad idea considering that the rest of the route to the Vorab Glacier is quite demanding. A gravel road leads from Nagens up to the foot of the Vorab Glacier and even if only 500 meters in altitude are left, you are already at over 2000 meters here, which makes the ascent a tad more challenging.

The descent back to Nagens runs along the same route you came up and there, you climb another little bit further up to the Grauberg station. A cart path takes you down to the Segnes Hut and shortly thereafter you reach the Punt Desch bridge on a gravel road. This is where the well-known Runca Trail turns off, a downhill run built especially for mountain bikers which is also easily doable by less experienced riders. The Runca Trail continues to a small road right above Flims and now it’s just a hop, skip and a jump to get back to the starting point in Laax-Murschetg.

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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Type
Enduro
Start location
Laax (Staderas)
Destination
Laax (Staderas)
Ascent
1750 m
Descent
1750 m
Distance
34 km
Distance on tarred ways
17 km
Distance on natural surface
17 km
Singletrail (part of natural surface)
9 km
Technical requirements
Difficult
Physical requirements
Difficult
Elevation profile
1750Meter ascents
1750Meter descents
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Theme
Along a glacier
Signalization
Signalisation in one direction
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Map

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Contact

Flims Laax Falera Tourismus AG
Via Nova 62
7017 Flims Dorf
Switzerland

Phone  +41 (0)81 920 92 00
Fax +41 (0)81 920 92 01
info@flimslaaxfalera.ch
flims.com

Quick Facts

Route number

No. 247

Distance

34 km

Ascent

1750 m

Travel information: Laax-Flims-Falera

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