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GPS Sommer Heidi & Gigi Weg

Hiking trail • Graubuenden
  • Heidi & Gigi
    / Heidi & Gigi
    Photo: Ferienregion Lenzerheide, Ferienregion Lenzerheide
Map / GPS Sommer Heidi & Gigi Weg
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Exciting and challenging mountain tour, connecting the two regions Arosa and Lenzerheide. Mountain railways can shorten the tour.

moderate
18.8 km
6:02 h
1504 m
1101 m
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Start in Lenzerheide: Take the ascent to the centre station Scharmoin on foot or by a mountain railway ride. Afterwards, take the Rothorn 2 cable car and head to the Rothorn summit. Once you have reached the highest point, you will enjoy the magnificent mountain panorama before heading down towards Gredigs Fuerggli and the Urdenfuerggli.

From the Urdenfuerggli to the Hoernli, you have the possitbility to take the Urdenbahn or cross the Urdental on foot. Pamper yourself at the Hoernlihuette before the descent to Arosa or enjoy a hiking stop along the way in the Carmennahuette or the Brueggerstube.
 
  
Start in Arosa: The starting point of the hike is the parking lot at Praetschli. The ascent to Hoernli is always slightly increasing. Hikers who want to complete this section by gondola lift, take the Hoernli Express from Inner-Arosa. The Lenzerheide holiday region can be reached on foot or by cable car. Make your way to the highest point of the tour, the Parpaner Rothorn at 2865 m above sea level. Enjoy the magnificent view over numerous peaks before heading down by the Rothorn 2 cable car. From the Scharmoin centre station, take the last part of the route on foot or by cable car Rothorn 1 to reach Lenzerheide.

 

Author's recommendation

Hover over the Urdental in the Urdenbahn

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Ferienregion Lenzerheide
Updated: 2017-06-01

Difficulty moderate
Technique
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Altitude
2856 m
1491 m
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With refreshment stops With refreshment stops
Tour route
Nice views
Mountain railway ascent/descent

Start

Prätschli in Arosa oder Rothorn Talstation in Lenzerheide (1490 m)
Coordinates:
Geogr. 46.740143 N 9.555968 E
UTM 32T 542472 5176437

Destination

Prätschli in Arosa oder Rothorn Talstation in Lenzerheide

Note

Wildlife refuge Got Scharmoin: Do not enter the nature reserve from 21.12 until 30.04.

Public transport:

Arriving by train to Chur, you will be transferred directly to the buses of PostautoGraubuenden and reach Lenzerheide within 30 minutes. All guests to Arosa will take the Rhaetian Railway, which will take you to mountain village within an hour.

In Lenzerheide, the free sports bus is available and in Arosa, the free local bus is available (please take note of the current timetables).
 

 

Getting there:

From Basel and Zurich - Chur-Sued (exit no. 17) - Arosa or Lenzerheide.

From Milano - Lugano - San Bernadino tunnel - Thusis - Chur (exit Arosa or Lenzerheide) - Arosa or Lenzerheide.
 

Parking:

Arosa: Outdoor parking is available at Praetschli.

Lenzerheide: parking spaces at the village entrance of Lenzerheide or at the Rothorn valley station


Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Sommerwander Panoramakarte Arosa Lenzerheide Swisstopo Karte Lenzerheide 1:25'000

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Difficulty moderate
Distance 18.8 km
Duration 6:02 h
Ascent 1504 m
Descent 1101 m

Qualities

Nice views With refreshment stops

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