Fuorcla Salet

14.6 km
7:15 h
1316 Hm
1318 Hm
Fuorcla Salet
Mountain crossing from the Engadine village of Tschlin via Fuorcla Salet through val Sampuoir to the hamlet of Acla da Fans on Samnaunerstrasse. The challenging tour leads mainly open, over long distances without a path and above the forest into the German-speaking Samnaun Valley and offers wide views into the Silvretta.
Technik 6/6
Kondition 6/6
Höchster Punkt  2825 m
Tiefster Punkt  1507 m
Beste Jahreszeit
PostBus stop Tschlin, cumün
PostBus stop Acla da Fans
46.868163, 10.423014



From the PostBus stop, you will pass through the well-kept and beautifully situated Engadine village of Tschlin. At the exit of the village, turn left before the church. On the forest road you master the first meters of altitude. At the level of the tree line, the path changes over the Incision Val Sot to the grass flank further east. From this level, the path rises steadily and the meadows gradually turn into rock. Early on in the ascent, the clear cut of the Fuorcla Salet can be seen on the horizon.  This saddle is located between the Piz Salet and the slightly higher Piz Malmurainza. The Fuorcla Salet is the highest point of the hike. Before the descent you can once again enjoy the foresight over the Lower Engadine. Directly opposite the Fuorcla rises the Piz Lad, at the foot of which (where the bush forest turns into rock) lies the three-country point Switzerland/Italy/Austria. The descent leads first through a scree field. Via the Munt da Plaz you finally reach the stream at the bottom of Val Sampuoir and cross it at the same time. Following the course of the river you soon meet an alpine road, following this you soon reach the forest and finally to the hamlet of Acla da Fans on the Samnaunerstrasse. From Acla da Fans, PostBuses run every 2nd hour (consult timetable!) to Samnaun or via Martina to Scuol.


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 hike requires an elementary alpine experience, orientation skills, mountain boots are recommended. 

Emergency call:
144 Emergency call, first aid
1414 Mountain rescue REGA
112 International emergency call


Good footwear, rain and sun protection, water bottle, bandages.


After the start in Tschlin in front of the church turn
left onto the forest road After the tree line change of the valley side
Continue to the Fuorcla Salet
Descent into Val Sampuoir via Munt da Plaz
Follow the course of the river to the alp road
Follow the road to Acla da Fans


Öffentliche Verkehrsmittel

  • By Rhaetian Railway (from Chur, Landquart/Prättigau or from the Upper Engadine) every hour to Scuol-Tarasp
  • By PostBus (from Martina, Sent, Ftan or Tarasp) every hour to the PostBus stop Tschlin, cumün

Arrival information

  • From the north: via Landquart – Klosters by car transport through the Vereina tunnel (Selfranga - Sagliains) or over the Flüela Pass into the Lower Engadine on H27
  • From the east: via Landeck / Austria in the direction of St. Moritz on H27
  • From the south: via Reschenpass (Nauders-Martina) or Ofenpass (Val Müstair-Zernez) on H27

Tschlin can be reached from the Engadinerstrasse (between Strada and Ramosch)


  • Free parking at the village entrance of Tschlin

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