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Mädems Trail

· 2 reviews · Snowshoeing · Ferienregion Heidiland
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  • Signalisierter Schneeschuh-Trail Mädems bei Schönhalden
    / Signalisierter Schneeschuh-Trail Mädems bei Schönhalden
    Photo: Thomas Kessler, Heidiland Tourismus AG
  • / Auf dem Flumser Kleinberg gibt es zwei signalisierte Schneeschuhtouren
    Photo: Thomas Kessler, Heidiland Tourismus AG
  • / Aussicht Berghotel Schönhalden zu den Churfirsten
    Photo: Berghotel Schönhalden, Heidiland Tourismus AG
  • / Vorbei an urchigen Ställen
    Photo: Thomas Kessler, Heidiland Tourismus AG
  • / Mädems Trail
    Photo: Berghotel Schönhalden, Heidiland Tourismus AG
  • / Geniesse die Aussicht auf dieser Schneeschuhtor
    Photo: Thomas Kessler, Heidiland Tourismus AG
  • / Mädems Trail
    Photo: Berghotel Schönhalden, Heidiland Tourismus AG
  • / Mädems Trail
    Photo: Berghotel Schönhalden, Heidiland Tourismus AG
  • / Eine wohlverdiente Pause
    Photo: Thomas Kessler, Heidiland Tourismus AG
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Far away from the Flumserberg bustle on the opposite side of the mountain, the trail leads up through open forest clearings into the basin of Mädems.
moderate
Distance 7.5 km
3:30 h
400 m
400 m

Author’s recommendation

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Robin Bless
Update: December 23, 2020
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,785 m
Lowest point
1,427 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Berghotel Schönhalden

Safety information

Start

Berghotel Schönhalden (1,491 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'743'745E 1'214'118N
DD
47.062483, 9.330989
DMS
47°03'44.9"N 9°19'51.6"E
UTM
32T 525134 5212160
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Destination

Berghotel Schönhalden

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'743'745E 1'214'118N
DD
47.062483, 9.330989
DMS
47°03'44.9"N 9°19'51.6"E
UTM
32T 525134 5212160
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Snow Shoe Walking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots appropriate for winter use (B1+ recommended)
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Water- and windproof mountaineering jacket and trousers with ankle adjustment or separate gaiters
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Water- and windproof gloves plus thin fleece inner gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Snow Shoe Walking

  • Hiking poles fitted with snow baskets
  • Snowshoes  
  • 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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4.5
(2)
Anna Benedictus
February 06, 2021 · Community
When did you do this route? February 06, 2021
Gujer Daniel 
January 08, 2021 · Community
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
7.5 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
400 m
Descent
400 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Clear area Forest
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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