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Hiking trail recommended route Stage 2

33.02 Tiefencastel - Filisur, Via Albula / Bernina

Hiking trail · Albula
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Graubünden Ferien - normierte Touren Explorers Choice 
  • /
    Photo: Cordula Seiler, Graubünden Ferien - normierte Touren
  • / Quelle Arvadi
    Photo: Verein Parc Ela
  • / Albula und Schaftobelbach
    Photo: Verein Parc Ela
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    Photo: lorenzfischer.photo
m 1100 1000 900 800 10 8 6 4 2 km Wasserweg ansaina 01: Batterie Landwasserviadukt Wasserweg ansaina … Schaftobelbach Ranch Farsox Wasserweg ansaina 11: Quelle Arvadi

Unsere Tipps für folgende Etappe der Via Albula / Bernina:

  • Das imposante Landwasserviadukt der Rhätischen Bahn
  • Der spannende Wasserweg ansaina des Naturpark Ela
moderate
Distance 11.2 km
3:53 h
522 m
304 m
1,089 m
853 m
The second section leads to one of the highlights of the Via Albula/Bernina, the impressive Landwasser viaduct. Prior to this it runs alongside the foaming Albula river and then on the «Wasserweg ansaina» to a scenic spot for a souvenir photo of the world-famous RhB Rhaetian Railway viaduct.

Author’s recommendation

Please note: the trail between Tiefencastel and Surava is exposed. Diversions possible at times.
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Author
Cordula Seiler
Update: December 08, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,089 m
Lowest point
853 m
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Safety information

Achtung: Weg zwischen Tiefencastel und Surava ist exponiert. Zeitweise sind Umleitungen möglich.


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Tips and hints

  • the trail between Tiefencastel and Surava is exposed. Diversions possible at times.

Start

Tiefencastel (857 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'763'623E 1'170'172N
DD
46.662715, 9.576788
DMS
46°39'45.8"N 9°34'36.4"E
UTM
32T 544125 5167845
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Destination

Filisur

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all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'763'623E 1'170'172N
DD
46.662715, 9.576788
DMS
46°39'45.8"N 9°34'36.4"E
UTM
32T 544125 5167845
w3w 
///coil.engaging.voters
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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
11.2 km
Duration
3:53 h
Ascent
522 m
Descent
304 m
Highest point
1,089 m
Lowest point
853 m
Multi-stage route Scenic Refreshment stops available

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