Faltschonhorn 3022 m

Difficult
7.4 km
6:00 h
1224 mhd
64 mhd
Gipfel Faltschonhorn
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Vals 3000 plus: The Faltschonhorn is the three thousand peak for hiking above the village and the easiest one to climb in the Vals Valley. Situated in the middle of the border ridge that separates the Vals Valley from Val Lumnezia, it sits enthroned above the sunny meadows of the Leis hay mountains.
Technique /6
Fitness 5/6
Highest Point  2990 m
Lowest Point  1813 m
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Start Gadastatt
Destination Faltschonhorn
Coordinates 46.60601, 9.15116

Description

The mountain rewards you with a spectacular view down to Vals and a wide panoramic view over the Grison Alps and the central Alpine ridge.

Geheimtipp

Enjoy the view after the tour on the sun terrace of Gadastatt.

Sicherheitshinweis

A technically easy hike (T3) for good mountaineers, however when wet, cold, or in case of snow, caution is advised especially near the peak.

Mother cows defend their calves. Keep a large distance and be aware of how the mother cow is behaving.

Keep the dog on a leash and let it go in case of emergency or attack. link behavior http://www.wandern.ch/de/wandern/sicher-unterwegs/mutterkuhherden

Directions

From Gadastatt (1,800 m, gondola top station, mountain restaurant) follow the sign to Stafelti (1,930 m). It is an easy 30 minute ascent up a mountain trail. From Stafelti, follow the little alp road for another 30 minutes to the Leis mountain farm (2,051). From the mountain farm following the markings and climb up to the 2,773 m high Fuorcla da Patnaul in 2 hours continually gaining altitude gradually.

The ascent from the pass to the summit leads up a distinct path over the wide north-eastern ridge in 45 minutes. This tapers towards the summit and levels off over the last 200 metres at the highest point (3,022 m) marked by a cairn.

 

Ascent: 3 hours 30 minutes

Descent: 2 hours 30 minutes

 

Total time walking: 6 hours

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