568 Clunersee Trail

3.5 km
1:30 h
150 mhd
150 mhd
568 Clunersee-Trail

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This trail with its beautiful scenery and view of the “Rätikon” mountain range is especially well-suited for novice snowshoe hikers. As the trail loops back to the starting point, it offers many options to explore the plateau and to even go off the marked trail.
Technique 2/6
Fitness 2/6
Highest Point  2120 m
Lowest Point  2000 m
Best Season
Fideriser Heuberge / Berghaus Arflina
Fideriser Heuberge / Berghaus Arflina
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The “Fideriser Heuberge“ are located on a plateau 2’000 meters above sea level. The small winter sport area is especially well-known for having the longest sledding run in Switzerland. The only way to reach the “Fideriser Heuberge” is on a small bus or by hiking up on snowshoes.

The trail starts at the “Berggasthaus Arfina” restaurant. A short but strenuous hike brings you to the „Clunersee” plateau in the middle of an untouched winter wonderland, just minutes beyond the chalets. You can see the “Walserdorf St. Antönien” far in the distant northeast. Ironically but fittingly, St. Antönien invites guests with its slogan: «Behind the moon, to the left...» (meaning the end of the world can be seen from St. Antönien). Under a seemingly endless blue sky, snowshoe hikers walk across sparkling snow and pass by chalets buried in the deep new snow, surrounded by majestic mountain peaks which separate the plains from the “Schanfigg” valley. Everyday life is left behind and each step brings you closer to nature in the “Heuberge”.

Clunerseen: the place where frogs and ducks “say good night” in the summertime. The wide plains around the two morainal lakes include several wetlands of national significance. Rare animals and plants that over time have become highly specialized in surviving in these conditions can be found there as well.


Combine the tour with a fondue party and a fast sled run on one of the longest sled runs in the Alps (12 km). And: Be sure to try the Heuburger deluxe, absolutely great!


The marked snowshoe tour leads into the unsecured, partly alpine winter terrain. It is up to each tourer to fully equip himself and to inform himself about the snow and avalanche conditions before the tour.

The time information is a guide value in good conditions for experienced tourer. Time information for snowshoe tours can vary greatly depending on conditions, equipment and condition. Allow enough time and start the planned tour early!

This tour description and the marking in the area do not represent a tour recommendation. Each inspection decision is the sole responsibility of the individual tourer. It is strongly recommended not to walk in bad visibility conditions (fog, snow, etc.) or in case of heightened risk of avalanches.

Attention, spring conditions: From about March and generally on warm and / or very sunny days, tours must be terminated early.


Well-functioning snowshoes, sticks with winter plates, good footwear, winter-proof clothing. In winter, the wind can sensitively reduce the perceived temperature: do not forget winter gloves, hat, thermos, etc.!

A complete winter tour equipment incl. avalanche search device is recommended on the marked snowshoe trail and generally on all tours in the free alpine terrain.

Rental equipment:

Berghaus Arflina Fideris, info@heuberge.ch, 081 300 30 70

Caprez Sport Küblis, info@caprez-sport.ch, 081 332 36 36


Public Transport

Take the Rhaetian Railway RhB to Schiers or Küblis and from there by PostBus to Fideris Dorf. Depending on the connection, one or the other location is better (www.fahrplanfelder.ch). 

Anreise Information

Via the A13 and the A28 to Fideris.


The road to the Heuberge is closed to private traffic in winter, in contrast to summer. The shuttle buses of the Heuberge take you from the sawmill, where you can park your car, up into the Heuberge to the mountain houses "Heuberg" and "Arflina".

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