73 Sardona-Welterbe-Weg

Mittel
99 km
42:30 h
7900 Hm
7500 Hm
UNESCO-Welterbe Tektonikarena Sardona
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73 Sardona-Welterbe-Weg (6 Etappen)
This tour affords a unique insight into the UNESCO World Heritage Swiss Tectonic Area Sardona. The little-known border area of cantons St. Gallen, Glarus and Graubunden is the best place in the world to observe the processes and evidence of mountain formation.
Technik 4/6
Kondition 4/6
Höchster Punkt  2615 m
Tiefster Punkt  713 m
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Filzbach
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Flims
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Beschreibung

The Tectonic Arena Sardona was added to the list of UNESCO World Heritages because in this region, the processes of mountain formation can be observed more clearly than anywhere else in the world. The key element is the Glarner main thrust fault, a dead straight, magical line, which can be seen along many kilometres: old rock has been thrust over younger rock for a length of 35 kilometres.

«Wind and weather» have gnawed at the rock over thousands of years: creating glacier-polished rock, moraine, lakes, gravel and flood plains, their structure still well preserved in the primarily untouched landscapes. The high density of dry grassland, moorland landscapes, flood plains, no-hunting areas and geotopes of national importance form a valuable habitat where in 1911 ibex were first reintroduced into Switzerland after being wiped out in earlier times. Many traces of Walser settlements are still recognisable in the mountain villages.

The Sardona-Welterbe-Weg can also be covered in stages. An accompanying brochure is available for those keen on geology, with information on geology and natural history (www.geopark.ch).

Geheimtipp

Book Package «Sardona - Welterbe - Weg»  and benefit from the free luggage transport from hotel to hotel.

Sicherheitshinweis

Stage 3: The descent via Madfurggl is only recommended for sure-footed and vertigo-free mountaineers. People who are not free of vertigo descend into the Weisstannental at the Fansfurggla

Wegbeschreibung

Stages

1 Filzbach–Murgsee

2 Murgsee–Spitzmeilenhütte

3 Spitzmeilenhütte–Weisstannen

4 Weisstannen–Sardonahütte

5 Sardonahütte–Elm

6 Elm–Flims

Anfahrt

Öffentliche Verkehrsmittel

Start: Train to Ziegelbrücke, bus to stop Filzbach SFH (see sbb.ch)Bergbahnen Kerenzerberg Destination: Flims GR, stop Flims Dorf Bergbahnen (see sbb.ch)

Bergbahnen Flims Laax Falera


Further public transport

  • From Murgseehütte to Merlen/Murg: via Bustaxi Walser (Tel. +41 81 738 14 41 or +41 79 406 34 22)
  • From Spitzmeilenhütte/Maschgenkamm to Tannenboden/Unterterzen (see sbb.ch)
  • From Weisstannen Oberdorf to Mels (see sbb.ch)
  • From Sardonahütte to St. Martin/Vättis/Bad Ragaz (see sbb.ch)
  • From Elm or silver firs (see sbb.ch)

Anreise Information

Start: From Zurich: Motorway exit Glarnerland – Näfels – Mollis – Filzbach, from Chur: Motorway exit Kerenzerberg – Mühlehorn – Obstalden – Filzbach

Destination: From Flims towards Chur and in all directions

Parken

Public, partly paid parking facilities available at the start and finish point

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