Jörigletscher round tour

11.5 km
4:15 h
1136 mhd
1134 mhd

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The Jörigletscher round tour does not lead to any summit. Nevertheless, the ski tour is highly recommended in terms of landscape and downhill skiing.
Technique 3/6
Fitness 3/6
Highest Point  2853 m
Lowest Point  1962 m
Best Season
46.784383, 9.921613



The Jöriseen round tour is the hike par excellence in summer. In contrast to the summer, however, it is much quieter in winter. But the landscape is by no means less breathtaking.

The start of the Jörisgletscher round tour is at Tschuggen in the Flüela Valley. Follow the pass road, which is closed to motor vehicles, until just before the Rossboden. From there you climb up to 2,349 m. From there the route heads east under point 2,507 and east of the mountain range with point 2,712 rather steeply into the Winterlücke and further on to the saddle south-east of point 2,940 m. The first ascent is completed. Now it is time for the beautiful descent over the Jörigletscher to the Jöriseen. From there the route goes up to Wäschuchi (ridge gap south of point 2'771). This is followed by the second descent through the Müllersch Tälli to the Flüela Pass road and on to Tschuggen.


After the tour, the Gasthaus zum Tschuggen is an ideal place for reinforcements.


Anyone who goes off-piste acts exclusively on their own responsibility and is outside the liability area of the cable cars. The yellow marked freeride slopes are secured but not groomed and not controlled. They can only be used when they are open. We recommend checking the open slopes, the SLF avalanche bulletin and the weather forecast. All liability is excluded.

This freeride route is to be understood as a general indication of direction. Depending on the conditions, downhill routes must be judged and adjusted by yourself. No responsibility can be taken for the correctness, completeness and topicality of the information provided.

The practice of freeriding in the open terrain is at your own risk. Every freerider and tourer is strongly advised to prepare thoroughly, plan their routes and obtain up-to-date information on the snow and avalanche situation. Avalanche situation report and snow info: www.slf.ch

All liability is declined for accidents resulting from the use of the published information and route details.

In case of doubt, accompaniment by experienced mountain guides is strongly recommended: www.bergfuehrer-davosklosters.ch 


We recommend the avalanche training centre before the start of a tour.

On the Jakobshorn near the Fuxägufer mountain station in Davos, the correct use of the avalanche transceiver (LVS) can be practised under realistic conditions. The training area consists of a 100 x 100m zone in moderately steep terrain, thus creating a realistic avalanche cone. Use of the training area is free of charge. You must bring your own avalanche transceiver and avalanche probe with you.


Tschuggen - Rossboden - Winterlücke - Jörigletscher - Wäschchuchi - Müllersch Tälli - Tschuggen


Public Transport

Take the Swiss Federal Railway (SBB) to Landquart, then change to the Rhaetian Railway (RhB) in the direction of Davos Platz. Get off at Davos Dorf.

Anreise Information

Coming from Zurich / St. Margrethen, leave the A13/E43 motorway at Landquart in the direction of Landquart, Davos, Vereina. Take the A28 to Davos Dorf and then continue on the Flüela Pass to Tschuggen.


Please use the public parking spaces at Restaurant Tschuggen.

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