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749 Hängebrücke Val Meltger

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  • Hängebrücke Val Meltger
    Hängebrücke Val Meltger
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moderate
Distance 8.4 km
2:45 h
430 m
424 m
1,634 m
1,300 m
On this hiking-trail discover the formidable power avalanches; enjoy the quiet paths and distant views into the Oberhalbstein and Engadin.

The route passes through the idyllic village Lantsch/Lenz down towards the restaurant Tgoma and then onto the end of the asphalt road. Following a steep climb through the woods you come to Val Meltger hanging-bridge. Here avalanches annually ripped the old bridges away, demonstrating just how much power they have. The solution to this problem is the hanging-bridge which is now suspended 12 metres above the ground. The tour continues on towards a lonely Alp hut. Taking a break here is ideal; a majestic view opens towards Savognin, the Julierpass and into the Engadin. The descent drops mostly through woodland, but don't miss the side tour to the romantic lake Lai la Villa. A thirst-quenching drink from the spring refreshes you before you make your way back to Lantsch/Lenz.

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Ferienregion Lenzerheide
Update: June 03, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Runcalatsch, 1,634 m
Lowest point
Lantsch/Lenz, 1,300 m
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Track types

Dirt road 0.79%Forested/wild trail 52.55%Path 5.72%Unknown 41.01%
Dirt road
0.1 km
Forested/wild trail
4.4 km
Path
0.5 km
Unknown
3.4 km
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Tips and hints

  • After passing the village Lantsch/Lenz the ascent to the hanging-bridge at Val Meltger is very steep.

Start

Lantsch/Lenz (1,341 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'762'454E 1'172'883N
DD
46.687383, 9.562486
DMS
46°41'14.6"N 9°33'44.9"E
UTM
32T 543012 5170578
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Destination

Lantsch/Lenz

Note

Wildlife refuge Bovas-Vasternos 2: December 20 - April 20
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Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'762'454E 1'172'883N
DD
46.687383, 9.562486
DMS
46°41'14.6"N 9°33'44.9"E
UTM
32T 543012 5170578
w3w 
///childcare.tinsel.coil
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Simon Vogler
August 22, 2019 · Community
When did you do this route? August 22, 2019

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
8.4 km
Duration
2:45 h
Ascent
430 m
Descent
424 m
Highest point
1,634 m
Lowest point
1,300 m
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