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Cross-country ski slope Vättis-Kunkels

Cross-Country Skiing · Ferienregion Heidiland
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  • Langläufer auf der Vättis-Kunkels Loipe
    / Langläufer auf der Vättis-Kunkels Loipe
    Photo: Heidiland Tourismus AG
  • / Tiefverschneite Wälder warten auf Langlauffans
    Photo: Heidiland Tourismus AG
  • / Langläufer im Schuss
    Photo: Heidiland Tourismus AG
  • / Verschneite Maiesäss (Alphütten) bei Vättis
    Photo: Heidiland Tourismus AG
  • / Weg vom Pistenrummel und rein in die verschneite wilde Natur
    Photo: Heidiland Tourismus AG
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The village of Vättis, the southernmost village in Canton St. Gallen, lies at the far end of the Tamina valley. Winter hustle and bustle is not to be found there.
Skating, Classic
moderate
Distance 8.5 km
2:00 h
106 m
127 m

Author’s recommendation

Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,078 m
Lowest point
956 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Vättis Dorf (977 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'752'055E 1'196'727N
DD
46.904252, 9.434521
DMS
46°54'15.3"N 9°26'04.3"E
UTM
32T 533093 5194615
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Destination

Vättis Dorf

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'752'055E 1'196'727N
DD
46.904252, 9.434521
DMS
46°54'15.3"N 9°26'04.3"E
UTM
32T 533093 5194615
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Cross-Country Skiing

  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Lightweight rain and windproof ski jacket
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Sunglasses
  • Cross-country skiing gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap

Technical Equipment for Cross-Country Skiing

  • Cross-country skis
  • Cross country ski bindings
  • Cross-country boots
  • Cross-country poles
  • Waxes if required
  • 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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crosscountry skiing technique
Skating, Classic
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
8.5 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
106 m
Descent
127 m
Classic Skating Circular route

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