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Snowshoeing

Maran - Prätschalp - Maran

(1) Snowshoeing • Graubuenden
  • Schneeschuhlaufen Prätschalp
    / Schneeschuhlaufen Prätschalp
    Photo: Arosa Tourismus
  • Schneeschuhlaufen Prätschalp
    / Schneeschuhlaufen Prätschalp
    Photo: Arosa Tourismus
  • Schneeschuhlaufen Prätschalp
    / Schneeschuhlaufen Prätschalp
    Photo: Arosa Tourismus
  • Schneeschuhlaufen Prätschalp
    / Schneeschuhlaufen Prätschalp
    Photo: Arosa Tourismus
  • Isblaatere
    / Isblaatere
    Photo: Arosa Tourismus
  • Sennerei Maran
    / Sennerei Maran
    Photo: Arosa Tourismus
  • Prätschalp im Winter
    / Prätschalp im Winter
    Photo: Arosa Tourismus
  • Aussicht von der Prätschalp im Winter
    / Aussicht von der Prätschalp im Winter
    Photo: Arosa Tourismus
  • Schneezauber
    / Schneezauber
    Photo: Angela Oppenberger, Community
Map / Maran - Prätschalp - Maran
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This tour leads through the forest, along the cross-country skiing track all the way above the tree line.

moderate
4.1 km
1:28 h
143 m
142 m

Leave the village and experience unforgettable hours in untouched nature. Snowshoe hiking is for everyone: relaxed winter hikers, ambitious athletes, company outings, families, groups...

 

 

Author's recommendation

Our moonlight snowshoe hike is very popular. Explore the stars without disturbing artificial light.

Public transport friendly Round tour Nice views With refreshment stops forest roads Clear area Forest Snowshoing
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk Potential
Altitude
2005 m
1862 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Prätschalp
Cheese Making Factory Maran
Restaurant Isblaatere

Safety information

A snowshoe tour leads into insecure terrain. Tours are not signposted or prepared. The Arosa Tourism Office cannot be held liable. Please inform yourself about the current snow and avalanche condition before every tour.

www.slf.ch/lawinenbulletin

We recommend conducting the first tours with a guide.

Equipment

Euqipment rental

  • Carmenna Sport T +41 81 377 12 05
  • Sprecher Sport T +41 81 377 12 07
  • Snowshoe Centre Geeser T +41 81 377 22 15
  • Schmid Sport AG T +41 81 377 25 95

Tips, hints and links

Guides

Cross-Country and Snowshoe Centre Geeser
geeser-arosa.ch
T +41 81 377 22 15 / M +41 79 445 53 13

 

Swiss Ski and Snowboard School
sssa.ch
T +41 81 378 75 00

Start

Maran (1861 m)
Coordinates:
Geogr. 46.792847 N 9.681400 E
UTM 32T 552003 5182369

Destination

Maran

Turn-by-turn directions

The trail passes along the Prätschsee lake and through the forest to the Prätschalp and back again.

Public transport

This tour is conveniently accessible by public transport.

The Rhaetian Railway leaves Chur to Arosa and back at hourly intervals. From the train station Arosa take the local bus to Prätschli and get off at the bus stop "Maran".

 

Getting there

Once you arrive in Chur, follow the sign posts "Arosa". At the village entrance, opposite the petrol station, turn right towards the golf course.

Parking

 

Parking spaces at Maran are limited. It is highly recommended to park at the Ochsenbühl car park and to take the local bus to Maran.

 

Coordinates

Geogr.:46.792847 N 9.681400 E
UTM:32T 552003 5182369
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
4.1 km
Duration
1:28 h
Ascent
143 m
Descent
142 m
Public transport friendly Round tour Nice views With refreshment stops forest roads Clear area Forest Snowshoing

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