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Hörnli Bergstation - Urdenbahn - Parpaner Rothorn

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From Mount Hörnli by foot through the Urden valley or hover over with the Aerial Tramway Urdenbahn to Urdenfürggli. Ascent from there to Mt. Parpaner Rothorn.
moderate
Distance 5 km
2:20 h
500 m
141 m
2,855 m
2,394 m
On Hörnli one starts by foot throug the valley or takes a ride in the Aerial Tramway Urdenbahn. On Urdenfürggli, the path leads first steeply downhil before the versatile ascent thorugh tha gallery and past rock walls up to Mt. Parpaner Rothorn starts, from where one can enjoy a wide view to Lenzerheide.
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Author
Andrea Mende
Update: October 13, 2017
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,855 m
Lowest point
2,394 m
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Cardinal direction
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Tips and hints

Hörnlihütte: Eine Stärkung vor der Wanderung

Urdenbahn: Fahrzeiten prüfen

Rothorn: Von  hier kann man bequem mit der Gondel hinunter ins Tal fahren

Start

Hörnli Bergstation (2,496 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'766'643E 1'181'861N
DD
46.767077, 9.620486
DMS
46°46'01.5"N 9°37'13.7"E
UTM
32T 547377 5179467
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Destination

Parpaner Rothorn

Turn-by-turn directions

Hiking trail from Mt. Hörnli through the Urden valley up to Urdenfürggli and further to Mt. Parpaner Rothorn.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

By train from Chur to Arosa and with the local bus from the train station to the valley station of the Cable car Hörnli-Express. By Cable car to the starting point of the hike on top of the mountain.

Getting there

Follow the street from Chur to Arosa and through the village to the valley station of the Cable car Hörnli-Express.

Parking

Park at the valley station of the Cable car Hörnli-Express.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'766'643E 1'181'861N
DD
46.767077, 9.620486
DMS
46°46'01.5"N 9°37'13.7"E
UTM
32T 547377 5179467
w3w 
///volunteered.essay.prancing
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

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Basic Equipment for Mountain Hikes

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid 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 Mountain Hikes

  • Climbing helmet as required
  • 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
moderate
Distance
5 km
Duration
2:20 h
Ascent
500 m
Descent
141 m
Highest point
2,855 m
Lowest point
2,394 m
Public-transport-friendly Multi-stage route Scenic Refreshment stops available Cableway ascent/descent Summit route Linear route Secured passages

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