1 Alpine Bike
1 Alpine Bike
1 Alpine Bike
1 Alpine Bike
1 Alpine Bike
1 Alpine Bike
1 Alpine Bike
1 Alpine Bike

Mountainbiking

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Alpine Bike

Stage 1, Scuol–Tschierv

Route report
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Alpine Bike

Stunning ascent through the unspoilt Val S-charl on the eastern edge of the National Park, past the quaint hamlet of S-charl and Europe’s highest Swiss stone pine forest. Single trail through mountain pines just before the Pass da Costainas, later through larch woods, over the Lü sun terrace into Münstertal.
The first stage of the Alpine Bike route begins with a thunderbolt. Climbing through the delightful Val S-charl up to the Pass da Costainas is a classic – and with good reason. The valley is as charming as one could expect, accompanied by the constant burbling of the crystal-clear Clemgia creek.

Narrow at first, the path widens on its way into the car-free village of S-charl, a former miners’ settlement. Above the hamlet lies «God da Tamangur», Europe’s highest enclosed Swiss stone pine forest. Shortly before the pass, the route follows a trail into a sea of mountain pines.

The downhill run to Val Müstair on a gravel road later on, always in view of the snow-covered Ortler mountain, is easy and pleasant. Following the signposted trail, we pass through the sunny mountain village of Lü at 1,935 meters above sea level. Lü means «light», but the nights are pitch-dark here, making the village very popular among stargazers. A small gravel path then leads quickly to Tschierv, the day’s destination.
Stunning ascent through the unspoilt Val S-charl on the eastern edge of the National Park, past the quaint hamlet of S-charl and Europe’s highest Swiss stone pine forest. Single trail through mountain pines just before the Pass da Costainas, later through larch woods, over the Lü sun terrace into Münstertal.
The first stage of the Alpine Bike route begins with a thunderbolt. Climbing through the delightful Val S-charl up to the Pass da Costainas is a classic – and with good reason. The valley is as charming as one could expect, accompanied by the constant burbling of the crystal-clear Clemgia creek.

Narrow at first, the path widens on its way into the car-free village of S-charl, a former miners’ settlement. Above the hamlet lies «God da Tamangur», Europe’s highest enclosed Swiss stone pine forest. Shortly before the pass, the route follows a trail into a sea of mountain pines.

The downhill run to Val Müstair on a gravel road later on, always in view of the snow-covered Ortler mountain, is easy and pleasant. Following the signposted trail, we pass through the sunny mountain village of Lü at 1,935 meters above sea level. Lü means «light», but the nights are pitch-dark here, making the village very popular among stargazers. A small gravel path then leads quickly to Tschierv, the day’s destination.
31 km
Asphalted: 10 km
Natural surface: 21 km
of which Singletrail: 4 km
1200 m | 820 m
medium | medium

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Scuol-Tarasp
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Season

Season
Beware: snowfields possible until June on high-level sections.

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Push-only passage
Pushing sections: Tschierv–Scuol approx. 10 min.
Ascent S-charl
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Ascent S-charl
Rail, bus, boat recommendation
Scuol-Tarasp, staziun–S-charl
Reason: Metres in height saved: approx. 650m.
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Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Tschierv, posta
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Services

Accommodation

Chamanna Lischana CAS
Chamanna Lischana CAS
Scuol
Hotel Altana
Hotel Altana
Scuol
Hotel Bellavista
Hotel Bellavista
Ftan
Hotel Conrad
Hotel Conrad
Scuol
Jugendherberge Scuol
Jugendherberge Scuol
Scuol
TCS Camping Scuol
TCS Camping Scuol
Scuol
Hotel Al Rom
Hotel Al Rom
Tschierv
Hotel Landgasthof Staila
Hotel Landgasthof Staila
Fuldera
Pension Restaurant Hirschen
Pension Restaurant Hirschen
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Bookable offers

Nationalpark Bike-Tour
Nationalpark Bike-Tour
1 Alpine Bike Grisons
1 Alpine Bike Grisons
E-Mountainbike Tour «Nationalparkregion»
E-Mountainbike Tour «Nationalparkregion»
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Places

Ftan
Ftan
S-charl
S-charl
Scuol
Scuol
Lü
Tschierv
Tschierv
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Places of interest

Tarasp Castel
Tarasp Castel
God da Tamangur
God da Tamangur
Biosfera Val Müstair
Biosfera Val Müstair
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Swimming

Engadin Bad Scuol
Engadin Bad Scuol
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