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Sils to Lej Sgrischua to Val Fex

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Die Wanderung führt über den Aussichtspunkt Marmoré ins verträumte und romantische Fextal. Wundervolle Aussichten über die Engadiner Seen und die Bergwelt sind auf dieser Wanderung ständig vorhanden.

This route passes through an inaccessible area and is therefore closed. Current information

closed
difficult
Distance 13.5 km
4:00 h
913 m
913 m
From the top station of the Furtschellas, follow the watercourse up the mountain, until after about half an hour the trail branches off to the right. You enter the valley via a well-maintained hiking trail across a kind of terrace high above the Fex valley, with a beautiful view of snow-capped peaks beyond. After a short ascent, you reach the Lej Sgrischus - which despite its name is anything but «gruesome». The lake is a great place to relax and if you are lucky, you may spot chamois on the scree slopes. From the lake, you can either climb up to Piz Chüern (2,689m/8,822ft) and then descend on a steep path directly into the Val Fex, or walk gradually down through splendid flowering meadows to the valley floor. From the Hotel Fex, you can take a horse-drawn carriage back to Sils, or walk out of the valley and through the gorge to Sils Maria. Engadin St. Moritz CH-7500 St. Moritz Phone: +41 (0)81 830 00 01 Fax: +41 (0)81 830 08 18 email: allegra@estm.ch Internet: www.engadin.stmoritz.ch
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difficult
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Highest point
2,618 m
Lowest point
1,807 m
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Tips and hints

Engadin St. MoritzVia
San Gian 30
7500 St. Moritz
Tel. +41 (0)81 830 00 01
Fax. +41 (0)81 830 08 18
allegra@estm.ch
www.engadin.stmoritz.ch

Start

Sils i. E. (1,806 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'778'739E 1'144'606N
DD
46.428961, 9.764315
DMS
46°25'44.3"N 9°45'51.5"E
UTM
32T 558723 5141993
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Destination

Sils i. E.

Turn-by-turn directions

Wegweisung

Ab Sils folgen Sie dem Wegweiserziel «Marmoré». Ab Marmoré folgen Sie dem Wegweiserziel «Lej Sgrischus». Weiter folgen Sie dem Wegweiserziel «Piz Chüern». Ab Piz Chüern folgen Sie dem Wegweiserziel «Fex Crasta». Ab Fex Crasta folgen Sie dem Wegweiser «Segl/Maria».

Note

Wildlife refuge Vanchera: December 01 - April 30
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Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'778'739E 1'144'606N
DD
46.428961, 9.764315
DMS
46°25'44.3"N 9°45'51.5"E
UTM
32T 558723 5141993
w3w 
///hairstyle.info.retrain
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Danilo Nussio
August 01, 2017 · Community
Un gita molto bella, seppur impegnativa; serve una buona condizione fisica. Il panorama che si gode lungo tutto il tragitto e infine dal Piz Chüern vale il prezzo della fatica. Abbiamo impiegato più di 4 ore misurate con un orologio di qualità.
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When did you do this route? July 31, 2017
Panorama aus dem Piz Chüern
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Panorama aus dem Piz Chüern

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
13.5 km
Duration
4:00 h
Ascent
913 m
Descent
913 m
Scenic Out and back Refreshment stops available

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