Drei Tage Trail: Panorama Trailrun von Davos, Klosters ins Prättigau (Etappe 3: St. Antönien - Fanas)
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The 3rd stage of the trail running multi-day tour Davos-Klosters-Fanas leads along the impressive limestone walls of the Rätikon. Probably one of the most beautiful and varied trails in Graubünden! The scenic tour from St. Antönien to Vordere Prättigau with a spectacular border crossing to Austria.
In St. Antönien, the first 600 metres of altitude start first on a short road, then on an increasingly narrow alpine path. During the summer high season, however, these first meters of altitude up to the Bärgli can be comfortably mastered alpine by bus. Afterwards it gets a bit flatter and a wonderful panorama of the Schijenflue opens. It is worth making a short detour to Lake Carschina before walking on a panoramic trail to the Carschinahütte SAC. You follow the Prättigauer Höhenweg, which winds its way up and down under the Drusenfluh. The highlight of the tour is the transition to Austria through the Swiss Gate. A spectacular path leads through a small gap between the rock faces. Afterwards, the terrain becomes gentler again and the trail over the Verajoch offers pure enjoyment to every trail runner. Before the Lünersee you turn left and pass the state border at the Cavelljoch. Back on Swiss soil you come back to the Prättigauer Höhenweg, which you follow to the Golrosa. After a short section on a gravel road, turn left at the Vordersäss onto a partly technical, lonely path. This usually leads uphill to the Luderer Egg and then crosses the southwest flank of the Sassauna. The last descent to the Eggli is a worthy conclusion to the tour.
About the author: The 32-year-old Stephan Hugenschmidt is the winner and course record holder of the Eiger Ultra and Zugspitz Ultratrail. Stephan lives in Schiers and knows the trails in Prättigau like his pocket. He particularly loves the fact that the trails are not overcrowded in Prättigau and that you can spend hours in an intact nature.
From St. Antönien, take advantage of the Bus alpin (reservation required) to the "Bärgli" and save yourself 700 metres in altitude!
Sure-footedness and fitness are required.
Suitable trail running shoes, backpack with drink (water or energy drink), food (bars, gels or a sandwich with Prättigauer mountain cheese and Bündnerfleisch?), windbreaker, mobile phone and emergency kit.
St. Antönien - Carschinasee - Carschinahütte - Schweizer Tor - Verajoch - Cavelljoch - Golrosa - Vordersäss (Pt. 1699) - Luderer Egg (Pt. 2015) - Eggli
To Landquart with the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB), then change to the Rhaetian Railway (RhB) in the direction of Davos. Get off in Küblis. Then take the Postbus to St. Antönien.
Take the A13 to Landquart, continue on the A28 national road to Küblis. Shortly after entering the village, turn left and follow Luzeinerstrasse uphill to Luzein, Pany, St. Antönien.
In St. Antönien all parking spaces are subject to a charge (CHF 6.- in small change available for ticket machine).
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