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«Goldgräberweg» Lenzerheide

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  • Speichersee Scharmoin
    Speichersee Scharmoin
    Photo: Marcel Meyer, Arosa Lenzerheide
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On the trail of the gold diggers of Lenzerheide.
difficult
Distance 4.9 km
2:25 h
956 m
5 m
2,856 m
1,899 m
From the Scharmoin middle station you can also reach the Parpan Rothorn via the Goldgräberweg.  The trail leads past Alp Scharmoin and the reservoir of the same name. After the lake, the trail climbs steeply up to the Parpaner Rothorn mountain range.

Author’s recommendation

We recommend walking the trail from the bottom to the top.
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Ferienregion Lenzerheide 
Update: July 23, 2022
Difficulty
difficult
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Highest point
2,856 m
Lowest point
1,899 m
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Track types

Asphalt 12.55%Forested/wild trail 42.74%Path 44.70%
Asphalt
0.6 km
Forested/wild trail
2.1 km
Path
2.2 km
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Rest stops

Panoramic Restaurant Rothorn Summit

Start

Scharmoin middle station (1,903 m)
Coordinates:
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2'763'124E 1'179'048N
DD
46.742653, 9.573431
DMS
46°44'33.6"N 9°34'24.4"E
UTM
32T 543804 5176726
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Destination

Parpaner Rothorn

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

You can reach the Rothorn valley station by post bus from Chur or Tiefencastel. 

Parking

A large car park is available at the Rothorn valley station.

Coordinates

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2'763'124E 1'179'048N
DD
46.742653, 9.573431
DMS
46°44'33.6"N 9°34'24.4"E
UTM
32T 543804 5176726
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Arosa Lenzerheide hiking map 1: 25`000 available at the information office in Lenzerheide.

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Equipment

Good footwear is necessary and walking sticks make the ascent easier.

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
4.9 km
Duration
2:25 h
Ascent
956 m
Descent
5 m
Highest point
2,856 m
Lowest point
1,899 m
Public-transport-friendly Linear route Refreshment stops available Cableway ascent/descent

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