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Hiking Trail Stage 6

55.06 Biel-Chinzig - Muotathal, ViaSuworow

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moderate
Distance 14.4 km
5:30 h
599 m
1,592 m
2,071 m
629 m
The Chinzigpass awaits with bizarre rock formations and views of the Alps in the Chinzer and Hürital valleys. Unfortunately, Suvorov's troops saw little of these as they had to scale the pass with their heavy field guns on a dull, rainy day.
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Author
Romedi Conradin
Update: February 06, 2017
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,071 m
Lowest point
629 m
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Tips and hints

Informationsstelle:

Surselva Tourismus AG 
Meierhof 26 / Postfach 50 
CH-7134 Obersaxen-Meierhof 
Tel. +41 (0)81 920 11 00 
Fax +41 (0)81 920 11 01 
info@surselva.info
http://www.surselva.info

Start

Biel-Chinzig (1,622 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'696'806E 1'194'551N
DD
46.895022, 8.709024
DMS
46°53'42.1"N 8°42'32.5"E
UTM
32T 477835 5193539
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Destination

Muotathal

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'696'806E 1'194'551N
DD
46.895022, 8.709024
DMS
46°53'42.1"N 8°42'32.5"E
UTM
32T 477835 5193539
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
14.4 km
Duration
5:30 h
Ascent
599 m
Descent
1,592 m
Highest point
2,071 m
Lowest point
629 m
Multi-stage route Scenic Refreshment stops available

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