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Guided Snowshoeing Weekend in Sankt Antönien (Graubünden)

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Date

03 - 04 Feb 2024
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Cost

CHF 300.00

Location

St. Antönien
Switzerland

St Antönien, a Walser village in pretty Prättigau, is a winter paradise for ski touring and snowshoe tours! Join us for a snowshoeing weekend to discover this beautiful valley at the border with Austria.

This trip is led by Celine Kahn, mountain leader.

What’s the plan?

Saturday – Carschinafurggla 2220m

We meet at St. Antönien, Rüti at 10:20. From there we hike up to Carschinahütte and the Carschinafurggla pass at 2220m. We then make a loop at the foot of the beautiful Sulzfluh mountain to end our hike at Berghaus Sulzfluh, a charming lodge with sauna and hot tub where we have dinner and spend the night.

Technical info: 5h walking – 750m ascent – 400m descent

Sunday – Eggberg 2200m

After an energising breakfast, we start the hike with a short descent before climbing all the way up to the top of Eggberg at 2200m. On the way down, we hike back directly to St. Antönien, Rüti where you can take the bus back.

Technical info: 5h walking – 750m ascent – 1050m descent

Snowshoeing St Antönien

Requirements

To join this event, you need to be a fit hiker. No previous snowshoeing experience is needed.

Insurance

It is the participant’s responsibility to get health and accident insurances that cover mountain rescue, including extreme sports. Becoming a Rega patron is highly recommended (CHF 40 per year only for emergency medical assistance from the air).

How to get there

If you are traveling from Zurich by public transport, we recommend you take the following:

  • Saturday: Zurich HB 08:07 – 10:20 St. Antönien, Rüti (via Landquart & Küblis)
  • Sunday: St. Antönien, Rüti 16:09 – 18:22 Zurich HB (via Küblis & Landquart) – depending on the time the event finishes

If you are traveling by car, you can park at St-Antönien, Rüti.

Kit list

Day clothing essentials

  • Winter hiking boots
  • Base layers
  • Hiking or skiing trousers
  • Fleece
  • Down jacket
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Sun hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Warm hat
  • Buff
  • Thin gloves
  • Thick gloves

Night essentials

  • Lightweight towel
  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Headlamp with spare batteries
  • Ear plugs

Technical gear

  • Hiking backpack (30-40L)
  • Waterproof backpack cover
  • Waterproof inner bags or bin bags
  • Snowshoes and poles: can be rented out – see “Equipment rental”
  • Avalanche set: transceiver, probe and shovel: can be rented out – see “Equipment rental”

F&B

  • Water
  • Thermal bottle for tea
  • Snacks
  • Packed lunches for 2 days

Pharmacy

  • Sunscreen and lip protector
  • Plasters and basic medicine

Equipment rental

You have the possibility to rent the following equipment, directly from the guide:

  • Snowshoes and poles: CHF 30
  • Avalanche transceiver, shovel and probe: CHF 50

You will receive an email with a form to fill in a few days before the event, where you can inform us about which items you’d like to rent. These can be paid by cash or Twint on the event day.

Pricing

The price for this event is CHF 300 in a shared room (dorm) or CHF 325 in a twin room.

Included in price

  • 2 days of guided snowshoeing with a mountain leader, in a small group
  • Basic avalanche training to make sure everyone knows how to use the equipment
  • 1 night of accommodation at Berghaus Sulzfluh
  • Access to hot tub
  • Dinner on Saturday
  • Breakfast and take-away tea on Sunday

Not included in price

  • Transport to/from St. Antönien, Rüti
  • Access to sauna (CHF 15)
  • Packed lunches
  • Drinks & snacks
  • Equipment rental

Group size

Min. 4 / Max. 10 participants


By signing up for this event, you agree that you have read, understood and will adhere to our Terms and Conditions.

Date

03 - 04 Feb 2024
Expired!

Cost

CHF 300.00

Time

10:20 am - 4:10 pm

Location

St. Antönien
Switzerland

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