Capanna Cristallina

Capanna Cristallina

Cableway Airolo-Pesciüm

Cableway Airolo-Pesciüm

Tour description

The first part of the excursion follows the Strada degli Alpi Bedretto. After reaching the Alp Cristallina continue to the left, following the signs in direction to the Alpine hut Cristallina. The path goes up along the Val Torta until reaching the alpine hut, one of the most renown and frequented in Switzerland. It is a nice excursion covering about 700 m height difference. The hut is a modern building, located near the Cristallina Pass at 2575 m above sea level. The excursion is possible in Summer and during Winter.


You can walk back the same way or choose the way Robièi and go there by cablecar to San Carlo.

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Places along the route: Pesciüm - Alpe di Cristallina - Passo di Cristallina - Capanna Cristallina - Passo di Cristallina - Alpe Cristallina - Pesciüm


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Tour history (B01020)

First published: Donnerstag, 29. März 2007

Last updated: Samstag, 17. Oktober 2015

Tour published by: Presented by www.bellinzonese-altoticino.ch

Tour characteristics

Distance: 24.2 km | Time requirement: 8½ h
Ascent: 1281 m | Descent: 1281 m
Highest point: 2577 m.a.s.l.

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See also

Bellinzonese e Alto Ticino
Sede Leventina
Via della Stazione 22
CH-6780 Airolo
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