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Winter Hiking · Ferienregion Heidiland
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m 1700 1650 1600 400 350 300 250 200 150 100 50 m Panoramarestaurant Edelweiss Prodkopf
Sparkling lanterns, a snow-covered winter landscape and a fabulous sea of lights high above the Rhine Valley.
easy
Distance 0.4 km
0:20 h
29 m
34 m

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Author
Claudia Kohli
Update: January 04, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,621 m
Lowest point
1,592 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Panoramarestaurant Edelweiss

Start

Bad Ragaz, Bergstation Pardiel (1,619 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'754'404E 1'206'195N
DD
46.988845, 9.468549
DMS
46°59'19.8"N 9°28'06.8"E
UTM
32T 535629 5204031
w3w 
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Destination

Bad Ragaz, Bergstation Pardiel

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'754'404E 1'206'195N
DD
46.988845, 9.468549
DMS
46°59'19.8"N 9°28'06.8"E
UTM
32T 535629 5204031
w3w 
///jolly.twee.vaulting
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Winter Hiking

  • 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 Winter Hiking

  • Hiking poles fitted with snow baskets
  • Trail ‘spike’ crampons at minimum and a basic ice axe are recommended when covering steeper terrain
  • 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
easy
Distance
0.4 km
Duration
0:20 h
Ascent
29 m
Descent
34 m
Public-transport-friendly Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Linear route Groomed snow
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1600 m 1800 m
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