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Nowhere are the Rätikon peaks more beautiful trellis than seen from the Sassauna! Long, varied descent over open slopes, through sparse forests and scattered farms to Fanas.
Thanks to the cable car to the 'Eggli' (Fseilbahn Fanas) the Sassauna (2308 m above.M sea level) is easy to reach. From the mountain station of the cable car you climb over the Ochsenberg first in a pleasant incline, from about 2000 m above sea level .M increasingly steeper. It is possible to follow the SSW ridge, or climb further east in the flank, to the summit of Sassauna (2308 m above sea level.M.). Nevertheless, a challenging ski tour with steep terrain in the summit area on a magnificent panoramic mountain. Nowhere are the Rätikon peaks more beautiful trellis than seen from the Sassauna!
Descent to Fanas: From the summit along the ascent route to the cable car mountain station and on to the Maiensässhütten of Furner (1709 m above sea level.M.). Now over the beautiful southern slopes of Fatans down to the connecting road southwestwards to Casällas. On the snow-covered road traverse westwards to Pajös and now over the last slopes down to the village of Fanas. (Variant: It can also be done along the summer path a little under the cable car, in the lower part more rewarding, but in the upper part skiing less beautiful.)
Alternatively, there is the down to Schiers.
Enjoy a fine "Plättli" in the mountain inn Sassauna near the mountain station.
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 correctness, 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 thoroughly prepare, plan routes and obtain up-to-date information on the snow and avalanche situation. Avalanche situation report and snow info: www.slf.ch
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In case of doubt, let yourself be accompanied by experienced tourers or a mountain guide: www.praettigau.info/bergfuehrer
Full-blown alpine ski tour in unsecured terrain. Complete safety equipment (avalanche detector, avalanche shovel, avalanche probe, mobile phone) and knowledge of proper handling are indispensable.
Valley station cable car Fanas - Eggli (mountain station, 1700 m above sea level) - Ried - Tschafiel - Grappalazär - Sassauna (2307 m above sea level)
Take the Rhätische Bahn (RhB) to Grüsch oder Schiers (Fahrplanfeld 910 or 941) and then take the Postbus to Fanas (Planfeld 90.203 from Grüsch or 90.211 from Schiers).
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