Trai(l)s Vals – Etappe 1: Samnaun – Scuol
First stage of the cross-valley mountain bike route over the notorious Fimber Pass with lots of alpine trails
The first stage of the mountain bike tour "Trai(l)s Vals" is stony, alpine and with brilliant views over the mountains. Pure, alpine trails! The first 360° panorama awaits at Greitspitz after the first steeper ascent. Then it goes on the smuggler trail over the ridge to the Salaaser-Kopf, where a flow trail awaits in the direction of Zeblas-Joch. Here starts a passage over scree along the mountain flank of the "Piz Rot" with a carrying passage to the Fuorcla Val Gronda afterwards. Once you arrive at ridge height, you are exactly on the border between Switzerland and Austria. The efforts are rewarded with a flowing descent of category S3 and a brilliant view of the alpine nature. This is followed by a partially blocked trail down towards the Heidelberger-Hütte, but before you reach the hut, the trail leads left towards Fuorcla Val Fenga – the Fimberpass. With a last carrying passage you earn the approximately 6 km trail descent to the hamlet of Griosch. The almost 800 meters difference in altitude is clearly evident in this passage – what still shows stony and alpine character above is slowly but surely becoming a green mountain idyll again. The last single trail passages of the day lead via Hof Zuort and Val Sinestra to Sent/Scuol.
<a href="https://www.heidelbergerhuette.at/" target="_blank">Heidelberger Hütte and Hof Zuort are ideal for a stop for refreshments (note opening hours).
On high-altitude sections, snowfields are possible until the summer months.
The tour was evaluated in favorable weather conditions, the current weather conditions and weather forecasts must be observed before the tour starts.
144 Emergency call, first aid
1414 Mountain rescue REGA
112 International emergency number
Consideration for hikers
The Graubünden mountain bike routes run to a large extent on single trails, which are also signposted as hiking trails. Hikers always have priority.
Helmet, gloves, good footwear, glasses, rain and sun protection, water bottle, repair kit, bandages
Samnaun - Alp Trida - Flimjoch - Greitspitz - Salaaser Kopf - Zeblasjoch - Fuorcla Val Gronda - Fuorcla Val Fenga/Fimberpass - Griosch - Hof Zuort - Val Sinestra - Sent - Scuol
- With the Rhaetian Railway (from Chur, Landquart/Prättigau or from the Upper Engadine) hourly to Scuol-Tarasp station
- Continue by PostBus to PostBus stop Samnaun-Ravaisch (line 921, hourly connections) Local bus Samnaun
- : Hourly connections to Samnaun-Dorf
From the north: via Landquart – Klosters by car train through the Vereina tunnel (Selfranga - Sagliains) or over the Flüela Pass into the Lower Engadine on H27, from Vinadi turn left towards Samnaun
From the east: via Landeck / Austria in the direction of Reschenpass on the B180, from Kajetansbrücke direction Spiss – Samnaun on the L348
From the south: via Reschenpass to Kajetansbrücke, then direction Spiss – Samnaun on the L348
- Paid parking at the entrance Samnaun village
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