678 Hochtal Val Frisal
678 Hochtal Val Frisal

Hiking

Hochtal Val Frisal

Hochtal Val Frisal

Bergstation Burleun–Breil/Brigels

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Hochtal Val Frisal

Hochtal Val Frisal

The Val Frisal Plateau is one of the most beautiful high valleys of the Alps. A wide view of the valley shows a vast floodplain with branching rivers. The Scatlé ancient spruce forest is another highlight of this hike.
The start is located at the mountain restaurant Burleun, known for spectacular views towards Obersaxen and Brigels, leads through a wildly romantic but nameless valley. The path leads along the bubbling and rushing Flembach creek past fragrant conifers. Once in Scatlé's ancient spruce forest near Chischarolas take a well-deserved break by the fireplace, where firewood is available for use. The Scatlé is the highest virgin spruce forest in Europe.

As you continue along the path along the Flembach, the peaks of the surrounding area such as the Kistenstöckli or Pez d'Artgas come into view, followed by numerous three-thousand-meter peaks. After a short climb to Frisal, the fabulous view into the wide Val Frisal finally opens. The valley looks either white because of the flowerheads of the marsh cottongrass, lush grassy-green, or golden-brown, depending on the season. If you're not too tired on the way back, you can climb up to the lookout point at Crap Cavigliauna. From Chischarolas the path leads on the right hand side of the valley to Breil / Brigels.
The Val Frisal Plateau is one of the most beautiful high valleys of the Alps. A wide view of the valley shows a vast floodplain with branching rivers. The Scatlé ancient spruce forest is another highlight of this hike.
The start is located at the mountain restaurant Burleun, known for spectacular views towards Obersaxen and Brigels, leads through a wildly romantic but nameless valley. The path leads along the bubbling and rushing Flembach creek past fragrant conifers. Once in Scatlé's ancient spruce forest near Chischarolas take a well-deserved break by the fireplace, where firewood is available for use. The Scatlé is the highest virgin spruce forest in Europe.

As you continue along the path along the Flembach, the peaks of the surrounding area such as the Kistenstöckli or Pez d'Artgas come into view, followed by numerous three-thousand-meter peaks. After a short climb to Frisal, the fabulous view into the wide Val Frisal finally opens. The valley looks either white because of the flowerheads of the marsh cottongrass, lush grassy-green, or golden-brown, depending on the season. If you're not too tired on the way back, you can climb up to the lookout point at Crap Cavigliauna. From Chischarolas the path leads on the right hand side of the valley to Breil / Brigels.
12 km | 1 Stage
600 m | 950 m
4 h 10 min
medium (mountain hiking trail) | difficult

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Burleun (Bergstation)
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Season

Season
Please note: Snow fields are possible on the upper sections right through to the summer months.
Season
Ideal hiking time: May-October.

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Breil/Brigels, posta
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Contact

Surselva Tourismus Info Brigels
Via Principala 34
7165 Brigels
Tel. +41 (0)81 941 13 31
brigels@surselva.info
www.surselva.info

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For hiking, follow the logo indicated on the yellow signposts. Take a printout of our web map on your hike for safety's sake.
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