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2-day Realp: Snowshoes and sledding

Hosted by the Consul of the Lugano Excursions & Leisure Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Sat 23 Feb 09:00 - Sun 24 Feb 18:00

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Weekend between Realp and Furkapass, overnight at Hotel Tiefenbach, accessible in winter only on foot, no traffic. Protected content

Beautiful mountain area waiting for us, and many choice:

- You choose level of comfort in Hotel Tiefenbach: dormitory, single or double room (reserve early! ...or choose from whatever is left...)

- You choose level of walk on the second day. (first day, we all walk up to hotel. Details below.

- You choose, more snowshoeing, or sledding (slitta) too.

Details:

Day 1: leave cars in the parking right after the car-train loading area, near Pension Hotel Furka in Realp. Then we walk up the snow-covered Furkapass road, which is closed for the winter, to Hotel Tiefenbach.

Difficulty: considered WT1 (scale Protected content , mainly because it is walking on a road, not too steep, and snow is packed/hard. However, we have an elevation difference of 570m over 5.6 km.

Day 2: a few options:

- Main program: Up to Albert Heim Hütte, in a beautiful mountain landscape, then to Schafberg and back to hotel.
Difficulty: Medium. WT2. Protected content uphill, 520m downhill. 7km.

- Easy option: Either walk up with us as far as you like, then go back to hotel, or walk further up the snow-covered Furkapass road as far as you wish (to the pass it's 5.2 km, and 330m uphill) enjoy the scenery, and return to hotel.

Once back in hotel, we will rent sleds (slitta) and just ride alllll the way down to Realp (5.6 km, 570m downhill). We return sleds in Realp.

Prices:

Hotel: check website, decide your desired level of comfort, and reserve directly. Important: In reservation put down "Internations Lugano Group". Important for dining room seating and sleeping arrangements, especially for dormitory option. Please be sure to also read cancellation policy.

As of today, the hotel has available 8 rooms (doubles and singles) and 20 spots in dormitory. Decide quickly, and reserve. Remember: you are responsible for reservation, and if needed, cancellation.Protected content
Slitta: Depending on model and availability Protected content CHF. Or Fat Trotti 29.00 CHF/with helmet.

Food: Hotel offers HP. Make sure to have enough food for 2 lunches.

Equipment:

Snowshoes (ciaspole)
Sticks
Warm winter clothing (ski pants, gloves, hat)
Sunglasses (let's hope for sun....)
Water

Any questions, changes, call or Whatsapp me at Protected content

See y'all,
DJ