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01 Alp Trupchun

Hiking trail
Time required: 3 hoursLength: 9.50 km

Schweizerischer Nationalpark -

Tal- und Höhenweg offen, In den Lawinenzügen liegt noch Schnee, gespurt
One of the most frequented walks in the Park, in particular during the rutting season at the end of September.

Mainly on the level, this walk is suitable even in bad weather. Plant and animal lovers will enjoy various opportunities to make interesting observations.

Mixed alpine forests with good opportunities for observing animals, in particular red deer, ibex and marmots; varied vegetation.

Follow-up hikes
Return to the starting point (via valley or altitude trail) or continuation on Route 02.



9.50 km
Vertical heigth
400 m
Time required
3 hours
Level technique
Level condition
Height profile view map


Note: Please note that the way back must also be included! Distance and time indicated correspond to the way up to Alp Trupchun.
Difficulty: white-red-white / easy T2 (*)
Frequently visited, interesting even in bad weather, slippery when wet.
(*) Grading system SAC
Please note the detailed travel plan under "Documents". The starting point Prasüras can be reached by Engadinbus (, stop: S-chanf, Parc Naziunal) or by

  • child-friendly
  • Possibilities for catering

    Parkhütte Varusch:


    • Picnicplace


    Starting point
    Prasüras. Der Startort Prasüras ist mit dem Engadinbus (Im SBB-Fahrplan Haltestelle S-chanf, Parc Naziunal) oder mit dem Express Parc Naziunel erreichbar. Vorsicht: Der SBB-Fahrplan kann irreführend oder unvollständig sein. Bitte beachten Sie den separaten Fahrplan des Express Parc Naziunel für die optimalste Verbindung.
    Hier finden Sie den Anreiseplan.
    Arrival by public transport
    S-chanf, Parc Naziunal Timetable SBB
    Alp Trupchun (Altitude: 2042 m)

    Suitable for

    The offer is suitable for

    • Adults
    • Children from 7-12 years
    • Children >12 years
    • 50+
    • Families
    • Groups

    The offer has been particularly developed for

    • First cycle (Kindergarten and 1st/2nd grade)
    • Second cycle (3rd - 6th grade, primary level)
    • Third cycle (1st – 3rd grade, lower secondary)
    • Upper Secondary School Classes
    • Association/Companies

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    Schweizerischer Nationalpark

    Rastplatz Alp Trupchun

    Die Val Trupchun ist bekannt als das wildreichste Tal der Alpen. Entsprechend interessante Beobachtungen lassen sich von der Alp Trupchun aus machen. Brunnen mit Trinkwasser!