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Winter Hiking Trail Vasanachopf on Pizol

Winter Hiking · Ferienregion Heidiland
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  • Blick von Laufböden
    / Blick von Laufböden
    Photo: Claudia Kohli, Pizolbahnen AG
  • / Aussicht auf die Churfirsten
    Photo: Claudia Kohli, Pizolbahnen AG
  • / Weg zum Vasanachopf
    Photo: Claudia Kohli, Pizolbahnen AG
  • / Aussicht auf die Bündner Herrschaft im Spätwinter/Frühling
    Photo: Claudia Kohli, Pizolbahnen AG
  • / Aussicht auf das Tamina Tal mit dem Stausee Mapragg im Spätwinter/Frühling
    Photo: Claudia Kohli, Pizolbahnen AG
  • / Aussicht auf das Dorf Pfäfers im Tamina Tal und die Bündner Herrschaft im Spätwinter/Frühling
    Photo: Claudia Kohli, Pizolbahnen AG
  • / Blick zurück Richtung Laufböden
    Photo: Claudia Kohli, Pizolbahnen AG
  • / Sesselbahn Laufböden und Piste Zanuz
    Photo: Claudia Kohli, Pizolbahnen AG
  • / Über dem Nebelmeer
    Photo: Pizolbahnen AG
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The winter hiking trail on the Pizol with a view of the Bündner Herrschaft and the Tamina valley.
easy
Distance 1.8 km
0:40 h
122 m
122 m

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Author
Claudia Kohli
Update: November 03, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,224 m
Lowest point
2,102 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Bergrestaurant Laufbodenstübli

Tips and hints

Start

Laufböden, Pizol (2,224 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'751'970E 1'205'118N
DD
46.979719, 9.436216
DMS
46°58'47.0"N 9°26'10.4"E
UTM
32T 533176 5203002
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Destination

Laufböden, Pizol

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

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Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'751'970E 1'205'118N
DD
46.979719, 9.436216
DMS
46°58'47.0"N 9°26'10.4"E
UTM
32T 533176 5203002
w3w 
///hungry.evoke.sadly
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
1.8 km
Duration
0:40 h
Ascent
122 m
Descent
122 m
Public-transport-friendly Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Cableway ascent/descent Insider tip Groomed snow
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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