Magnificent high valleys in Graubünden - the Blogger Hike Challenge 2019

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The Arosa Lenzerheide holiday region offers you the ideal setting for active summer days. Whether you're a pleasure hiker, a long-distance runner or a family tour, you're sure to find the right hike for your needs on more than 300 kilometers of marked hiking trails. The lake Untersee in Arosa and the lake Heidsee in Lenzerheide also provide refreshing cooling on hot days. Davos Klosters offers a hiking paradise in the heart of the Alps: well signposted hiking trails, panoramic views and around 700 kilometers of hiking trails through forests, side valleys and high peaks.

In June 2019, six adventurous bloggers will each be exploring a spectacular hiking route in various Swiss regions: Climb the Mythen near Lucerne, enjoy the view from the San Salvatore in Ticino or a relaxed rail hiking trip? Switzerland also has something for every type of hiker in the Valais, Graubünden and Bern region, with a wide variety of hiking trails to choose from — the path quickly becomes the destination! In this collection you can explore the high valleys, lakes and peaks in Graubünden together with "Marlenes Leben" (bhc2019.myswitzerland.com/region/graubuenden).

There's also a great competition: Test your knowledge of Switzerland and win your very own personal trip to Switzerland for two: With SWISS you fly to Switzerland, where you will explore the Bern region and Ticino. A total of five overnight stays await you at the Handeck Hotel and Natural Resort and the Hotel Belvedere Locarno. On top of that, you'll get two Swiss Travel Passes, with which you can use buses, trains and ships on your journey free of charge.

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Tours & Highlights

  • Intermediate
    04:33
    6.12 mi
    1.3 mph
    1,775 ft
    2,725 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    This hike offers you a beautiful natural spectacle: bright green lakes amidst a barren mountain landscape. Highly Recommended!
    Starting point for this tour is the postbus stop "Wägerhus".
    The path leads in a northeastern direction over pastures and boulders up the slope to the winter gap. From the pass you have a beautiful view of the Jöriseen and the Jörigletscher, above the peaks of the Silvretta massif and the Piz Linard rise. From here, you descend along the left glacier rim and reach the picturesque Jöriseen - the perfect place for a break. The tour then leads down through the Jörital to Frömdvereina and on to the Berghaus Vereina, the destination of today's stage. Here you can either end the day or you can take the hiking bus to Davos, the starting point of the next stage.Did you know that Davos will give you the Davos Klosters card for one night or more? Thus, the use of all mountain railways, all local buses and the Rhaetian Railway between Klosters and Filisur is free. More information can be found at davos.ch/inclusive.If your kids and you love puzzles, then the Foxtrails in Davos are just the thing for you. To follow the Fox across the city, you have to crack tricky codes and solve hidden messages on the go. Interested? Here you can find all information: foxtrail.ch.

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  • Difficult
    15:13
    34.4 mi
    2.3 mph
    5,625 ft
    7,525 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    On the second stage there is a lot to see - and to make good progress you use the Postbus and the cable car. So you can experience not only Davos, but also the Sertigtal and the peaks above the holiday region Lenzerheide.From Davos Glaris, take the cable car up to the Jatzmeder top station at 2,053 meters. Then the beautiful hiking trail starts, which leads you over the Äbirügg and further into the dreamlike Sertigtal. Once in the valley, you have an imposing view of Mittaghorn, Platteflue and Hoch Ducan. Afterwards you continue with the Postbus to Lenzerheide. From there you can comfortably take the chairlift up to the Piz Scalottas. There, a breezy tightrope walk awaits the neighboring Piz Danis. On the way, the quaint June hut attracts with a panoramic sun terrace and regional specialties.Around Lenzerheide, there are several mountain tours to experience in the summer. You can discover the picturesque alpine nature with the special offer Mountain Rest. From Lenzerheide you can hike to Arosa and enjoy deep green mountain lakes and fragrant mountain meadows on your way. In Arosa, you finally spend the night in a tipi tent with an Alpine view. You can find out more about Mountain Rest at arosalenzerheide.swiss/en/Booking-Tickets/Activities/Mountain-Rest-Extra-India-Merger_mpo_1272271.

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  • Intermediate
    03:57
    7.75 mi
    2.0 mph
    525 ft
    3,275 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    The third stage in Grisons takes you over the Parpaner Rothorn and past the picturesque mountain lakes Älplisee and Schwellisee to the idyllic mountain village of Arosa. On the way you will be pampered on every step with magnificent views of the Grisons mountains.The gondola lift will take you to the Parpaner Rothorn early in the morning. At 2,865 meters, your gaze wanders over the high valley of Lenzerheide and the surrounding 1,001 mountain peaks. After leaving behind the barren lunar landscape on the summit, the hike leads you via Gredigs Fürggli past the crystal clear Älplisee and Schwellisee to Arosa. Before returning to civilization, there's a detour to the restaurant Alpenblick for a regional lunch. Strengthened, you continue hiking through the village of Arosa and past old Walser houses. For wildlife and nature lovers, Arosa is also worth a visit to Bärenland, on whose platform you can observe the bears saved from poor housing conditions.If you fancy a sunrise on the Parpaner Rothorn, then the cable car operators have just the right offer for you. Early in the morning you float in the gondola on the rugged summit and admire how the sun slowly illuminates the surrounding mountain peaks in soft colors - a unique experience. The exact dates can be found at arosalenzerheide.swiss/bergerlebnisse-sommer.In Arosa there is a very special offer for the guests during the summer. Starting from the first night in a hotel, apartment or camping, you will receive the Arosa Card. This allows you to use many offers in Arosa for free during your stay - as often as you want. All information can be found at arosalenzerheide.swiss/de/Region/Arosa/Sommer/All-Inclusive.

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    3
  • Distance
    48.3 mi
  • Duration
    23:43 h
  • Elevation
    7,925 ft

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