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524 Val Meltger Snowshoetrail

· 1 review · Snowshoeing · Arosa Lenzerheide
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This snowshoeing tour shows impressively what violence avalanches can have: it leads to the Val Meltger suspension bridge. 
moderate
Distance 5.5 km
2:05 h
344 m
344 m
1,570 m
1,343 m

The starting point of this snowshoeing round tour is the town hall in Lantsch/Lenz. From there, follow the winter hiking path towards Roland Arena Lenzerheide. After arriving there, you will enter the forest via the cantonal street. Through the quiet forest landscape, the small lake "Lai la Villa" is reached on the winter hiking trail.

After a short breather, the trail runs south along a non-prepared road. At the crossroads turn left and follow the road to Vasternos. A magnificent mountain panorama to Mon and Stierva awaits snowshoe hikers here.

The real highlight of the tour comes now: the suspension bridge Val Meltger. Here, every winter, the power of avalanches can be seen: they annually hoisted the old bridge, so that now a suspension bridge was built twelve meters above the ground. After reaching Rofna, the highest point of the tour, you will return to the starting point in Lantsch / Lenz.

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Ferienregion Lenzerheide 
Update: March 27, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
1,570 m
Lowest point
1,343 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Track types

Asphalt 13.76%Forested/wild trail 53.62%Path 24.09%Road 1.83%Unknown 6.66%
Asphalt
0.8 km
Forested/wild trail
3 km
Path
1.3 km
Road
0.1 km
Unknown
0.4 km
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Rest stops

Bistro Bualino

Tips and hints

Start

Town Hall Lantsch/Lenz (1,343 m)
Coordinates:
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2'762'491E 1'172'906N
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46.687576, 9.562978
DMS
46°41'15.3"N 9°33'46.7"E
UTM
32T 543049 5170600
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Destination

Town Hall Lantsch/Lenz

Turn-by-turn directions

The starting point of this snowshoeing round tour is the town hall in Lantsch/Lenz. From there, follow the winter hiking path towards Roland Arena Lenzerheide. After arriving there, you will enter the forest via the cantonal street. Continue to Vasternos and the suspension bridge Val Meltger before returning to the starting point.

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

From Chur with the Postbus to Lenzerheide and from there onwards to Lantsch/Lenz

Getting there

Follow the Road to Lenzerheide and continue to Lantsch/Lenz

Parking

A cross from the town hall

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'762'491E 1'172'906N
DD
46.687576, 9.562978
DMS
46°41'15.3"N 9°33'46.7"E
UTM
32T 543049 5170600
w3w 
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Thomas Rüegg 
February 12, 2021 · Community
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
5.5 km
Duration
2:05 h
Ascent
344 m
Descent
344 m
Highest point
1,570 m
Lowest point
1,343 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Clear area

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