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Hiking trail

Alp Flix - moorland of national importance

Hiking trail · Albula
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    Photo: Lorena Cadotsch, Savognin, Tourismus Savognin Bivio Albula AG
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    Photo: Lorena Cadotsch, Savognin, Tourismus Savognin Bivio Albula AG
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    Photo: Angela Jäger, Tourismus Savognin Bivio Albula AG
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    Photo: Angela Jäger, Tourismus Savognin Bivio Albula AG
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    Photo: Lorenz A. Fischer, CC BY-ND, Tourismus Savognin Bivio Albula AG
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    Photo: Angela Jäger, Tourismus Savognin Bivio Albula AG
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    Photo: Lorenz A. Fischer, CC BY-ND, Tourismus Savognin Bivio Albula AG
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    Photo: Lorenz A. Fischer, CC BY-ND, Tourismus Savognin Bivio Albula AG
  • / Die Jurten des Cotti Agricultura auf der Alp Flix
    Photo: Agrotourismo Alp Flix, Tourismus Savognin Bivio Albula AG
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    Photo: Tourismus Savognin Bivio Albula AG, Tourismus Savognin Bivio Albula AG
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    Photo: Angela Jäger, Savognin, Tourismus Savognin Bivio Albula AG
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    Photo: Angela Jäger, Savognin, Tourismus Savognin Bivio Albula AG
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    Photo: Angela Jäger, Savognin, Tourismus Savognin Bivio Albula AG
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Alp Flix, a jewel created by humans, is located above Sur. In the 16th century the area was cleared by the Walser people and the land was used to live on. The alpine pasture is now inhabited all year round.
moderate
20.3 km
5:45 h
472 m
980 m

From the starting point we follow the road to the north. Through a picturesque larch forest we cross the slope high above the Marmorera lake, from where we can take a short look at the ruins of Marmels. After the moorland we reach the decommissioned iron ore mining area of ​​Gruba and after a short ascent we reach Salategnas, the first settlement on the high plateau of the impressive Alp Flix. The hike continues through Cuorts to the "Lais Blos" (Blue Lakes), and onwards through light forest to Plang da Crousch, one of the most beautiful vantage points of the valley. Following the downward-sloping Veia Surmirana, we pass several mountain pastures. A slightly steeper descent towards Tinizong until Savognin follows.

 

This hike is part of the Veia Surmirana.

Author’s recommendation

Take a break at the Lais da Flix. It has two barbeque areas with wood and also has a toilet. While your sausages are sizzling on the grill, you can stow the nearby stream or cool down your feet in the lake.
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Tourismus Savognin Bivio Albula AG
Updated: May 25, 2020

Difficulty
moderate
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Highest point
2003 m
Lowest point
1272 m
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Tips, hints and links

Bus Alpin www.busalpin.ch

Turn-by-turn directions

From the starting point we follow the path to the north. The tail leads via Pardeala and Gruba to Salategnas. From there, the path continues to the Lais da Flix via Tigias and Tgalucas. It then continues through Plang da Crousch, Alp digl Plaz, Plaz Beischen, Cruschetta, Lareschs and Tuleidas to Savognin.

Note

Wildlife refuge Stalveder: December 01 - April 30
all notes on protected areas

Public transport

By Postbus from Savognin or Bivio to Marmorera.

Getting there

From Savognin along the main road to Marmorera. From Bivio along the main road to Marmorera.

Parking

There are a few parking spaces available in village of Marmorera.

Coordinates

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46.469297, 9.649800
DMS
46°28'09.5"N 9°38'59.3"E
UTM
32T 549888 5146396
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
20.3 km
Duration
5:45h
Ascent
472 m
Descent
980 m
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