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Peist – Ski House Hochwang – Peist

Winter hiking · Peist
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  • Skihaus Hochwang
    Skihaus Hochwang
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The relaxed sledding fun away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Reachable within a short walk and conquer an impressive amount of altitude metres at the same time.
moderate
Distance 12.9 km
4:20 h
714 m
714 m
1,957 m
1,243 m
From Peist you can take a beautiful winter hiking trail to Skihaus Hochwang and walk back the same way. Alternatively, you can continue on foot to Triemel and then take the chairlift down to Fatschél.

Author’s recommendation

Drink a hot Ovo at the Skihaus Hochwang to warm your fingers.
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Author
Arosa Tourismus
Update: December 21, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,957 m
Lowest point
1,243 m
Best time of year
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Track types

Asphalt 16.06%Dirt road 45.06%Forested/wild trail 23.41%Path 15.17%Road 0.28%
Asphalt
2.1 km
Dirt road
5.8 km
Forested/wild trail
3 km
Path
2 km
Road
0 km
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Tips and hints

Start

Peist (1,243 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'770'351E 1'188'928N
DD
46.829686, 9.671644
DMS
46°49'46.9"N 9°40'17.9"E
UTM
32T 551224 5186457
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Destination

Peist

Turn-by-turn directions

Peist - Ski House Hochwang - Peist

Note


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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

From Chur with the post bus to Peist or from Arosa with the Rhaetian Railway to Peist. You can find the timetable here.

Getting there

Once you arrive in Chur, follow the sign posts to Arosa. Peist is located about halfway to Arosa.

Parking

Parking spots at the train station Peist.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'770'351E 1'188'928N
DD
46.829686, 9.671644
DMS
46°49'46.9"N 9°40'17.9"E
UTM
32T 551224 5186457
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Equipment

Sturdy shoes, warm clothes. Sled rental at the cable car company Hochwang.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
12.9 km
Duration
4:20 h
Ascent
714 m
Descent
714 m
Highest point
1,957 m
Lowest point
1,243 m
Public-transport-friendly Refreshment stops available Family-friendly continuous section on Slopes Out and back

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