Grosser Drusenturm

10.2 km
5:00 h
1520 mhd
176 mhd
Carschinahütte SAC mit Drusenfluh
Carschinahütte SAC oberhalb St. Antönien

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The Great Druze Tower is one of the most demanding classics of the Rätikon. In summer an impressive climb in the south face, in winter from the north a great ski tour in safe conditions.

Technique 5/6
Fitness 6/6
Highest Point  2830 m
Lowest Point  1460 m
Best Season
St. Antönien Rüti, Postbus stop (or Partnun or Carschinahütte SAC)
St. Antönien Rüti, Postbus stop
46.972843, 9.828177



From the Swiss side, the Great Druze Tower is a pure climbing peak with an impressive south face of almost 500 m height. From the north, however, the summit can also be reached by skis through the Sporertobel (30 - 35° at 300 hm), provided safe conditions are available. The route leads from St. Antönien Rüti (1460 m above sea level) via Partnun up to the Carschinahütte SAC (2230 m above sea level). From the Carschinafurgga you cross the N-slopes of the Zypärliberg to the Drusator (2341 m above sea level). After a short descent past the Zollhütte to point 2170, you climb in a westerly direction into the Sporasattel (about 2450 m above sea level), south of the Sporatherm. Through the Sporertobel (30 - 35 ° at 300 m above sea level) up, past the Middle Tower (2782 m above sea level), to the summit of the Great Tower (2830 m above sea level). The Large, Middle and Small Druze Tower are summarized on the map under the term "Dri Tower". The descent takes place in the area of the ascent track or alternatively via the Lindauerhütten to Tschagguns (A).


The ski and snowshoe routes are to be understood as general directions. Depending on the conditions, ascent and descent routes must be adapted. No guarantee can be given for the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of the information.

The practice of ski touring in open terrain is at your own risk. Every tourer is strongly advised to prepare thoroughly, plan your route and obtain up-to-date information on the snow and avalanche situation. Avalanche report and snow info:

For accidents that occur from the use of the published information and the route information, any liability is rejected.

If in doubt, let a mountain guide accompany you.


Challenging alpine ski tour (ZS+) in unsecured terrain. Complete safety equipment (avalanche transceiver, avalanche shovel, avalanche probe) and knowledge of correct handling are essential.


St. Antönien Rüti - Carschinahütte SAC - Drusentor - Sporertobel - Grosser Turm


Public Transport

With the Rhaetian Railway RhB to Küblis and with the Postbus to St. Antönien.

Anreise Information

On the A13 motorway to Landquart, continue on the N28 to Küblis, then turn left in the city via level crossing towards Pany, Luzein, St. Antönien.


In St. Antönien all parking spaces are subject to a charge. In the parking lots you can pay with cash, Parkingpay app, Easy-Park or Twint.

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