Valbella Round Trip
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It takes some muscle power to get to the top of Valbella (which means beautiful valley), but it's worth it. And how: You are surrounded by a rugged, high alpine landscape, on one side you can see the rugged mountains of the Swiss National Park, on the other the glacier mountains Ortler and Königsspitze. And with a bit of luck you can also spot a chamois or a bearded vulture.
The tour starts at the top of the Ofen Pass Süsom Givè, which can also be reached by PostBus. Bikes are transported (reservation). This is followed by a crisp ascent (350 m altitude) on forest roads, crossing the entire Minschuns ski area.
The highest point, the hill of Valbella, is located at 2500 m above sea level. M. From there, a long single trail leads back to the top of the Ofen Pass. The trail winds along steep limestone flanks and (in early summer) through magnificent flower meadows. It is very fluid to ride, but has some technical and exposed passages.
The Valbella round trip can be easily extended with the tour Tras la Val Müstair to a day trip.
The tour was evaluated in favorable weather conditions, the current weather conditions and weather forecasts must be observed before the start of the tour.
This tour requires a high degree of driving safety, balance and driving skills.
144 Emergency call, first aid
1414 Mountain Rescue REGA
112 International Emergency Call
Be considerate when crossing and overtaking hikers. Most of the Graubünden mountain bike routes run on single trails, which are also signposted as hiking trails. Hikers always have the right of way.
Helmet, gloves, good footwear, glasses, rain and sun protection, water bottle, repair kit, bandages
- Start at Süsom Givè (2149 m)
- Single trail to Alp da Munt (2213 m)
- Climb to the Funtana da S-charl (2392 m)
- Highest point of the tour, Val Bella plateau (2535 m)
- Destination: Süsom Givè (2149 m)
- With the Rhaetian Railway (from Chur, Landquart/Prättigau or from the Upper Engadine) hourly to Zernez station.
- By PostBus (from Zernez) every hour to the PostBus stop Süsom Givè (pass).
- From the north: via Landquart – Klosters by car train through the Vereina tunnel (Selfranga - Sagliains) or over the Flüela Pass and the Ofen Pass to the Ofen Pass (Süsom Givè).
- From the east: via Landeck / Austria in the direction of St. Moritz on H27 to Zernez and then over the Ofen Pass to the Ofen Pass (Süsom Givè).
- From the south: via Reschenpass (Nauders-Martina) through the Val Müstair over the Ofen Pass to the Ofen Pass (Süsom Givè).
- Free parking on Süsom Givè at Hotel Süsom Givè.
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