Guided day hike to Jöriseen, Engadin

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A stunning hike to Jöriseen in Engadin! The Jöriseen are a group of different sized mountain lakes, all of them getting their water from the Jöri glacier, and surely some of the most beautiful and unique in Switzerland. The collection of those lakes with almost unnatural colours makes this place truly special. This trip is led by Celine Kahn, apprentice mountain le


What’s the plan?

We meet at the bus stop Wägerhus/Abzw. Jöriseen at 09:30 on Sunday. From there, we start our hike with a steep climb all the way to our highest point of the day, at almost 2800m above sea level! Once we reach this pass, the turquoise-blue water surfaces appear on the other side – this is one of the most impressive views of the Jöriseen. We will take some time to enjoy these gorgeous lakes before heading up again toward the second pass of the day to clsoe our loop and get back to the bus stop in the afternoon. If we finish relatively early, we can walk to Flüela Pass, with its two lakes, and have a coffee or a beer at the Hospiz before taking the bus back!

Technical information

Distance: 12km

Ascent: 900m



To join this event, you need to be a fit hiker.

Kit list

Must have

  • 20-30L backpack
  • Waterproof backpack cover and waterproof inner bag
  • Hiking boots
  • Goretex jacket
  • Down jacket
  • Fleece
  • Hiking trousers
  • Quick-dry t-shirt
  • Warm hat
  • Gloves
  • Sun hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Personal first aid kit (plasters, pain killers, etc…)
  • Water (minimum 2L)
  • Packed lunch

Nice to have:

  • Hiking poles
  • Waterproof over trousers
  • Sun screen
  • Lip protection

How to get there?

If you are traveling from Zurich by public transport, we recommend you to take the following transportation.

  • Zurich HB 06:38 – 09:31 Wägerhus/Abzw. Jöriseen (via Landquart, Sagliains and Susch)
  • Wägerhus/Abzw. Jöriseen 16:30 – 19:22 Zurich HB (via Davos and Landquart)


The price of the event is CHF 30.

What does the price include?

  • Day hike with an apprentice mountain leader

What does the price NOT include?

  • Packed lunch
  • Transport to Wägerhus/Abzw. Jöriseen and back



12 Sep 2021


9:30 am - 5:00 pm


CHF 30.00


Wägerhus/Abzw. Jöriseen
Wägerhus/Abzw. Jöriseen, Davos, Switzerland

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