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Lago Bianco Passo Bernina

Lago Bianco Passo Bernina

Alp Grüm-Lagh da Palü

Alp Grüm-Lagh da Palü

Rifugio Sassal Mason

Rifugio Sassal Mason

Sassal Mason-Alp Grüm

Sassal Mason-Alp Grüm









Tour description

After Lago Bianco it goes up to the great viewpoint Sassal Mason with view of Piz Palü, of heart-shaped Lago di Palü, Alp Grüm and Valposchiavo. Below there is the high valley of Cavaglia that invites for a rest.
The trail offers fantastic views of mountains and glaciers, of the deep notch of Valposchiavo and of the Bergamasc Alps in Italy located behind. The railway makes lots of turns in order to conquer the difference in altitude: an impressive sight!
From the high valley of Cavaglia that was used as a real village with school, shop and restaurant for some decades due to the construction of the railway and of the power plant, the descent continues and passes by the numerous Alpine huts which are well kept and surrounded by forests and hedges. Finally you arrive to Poschiavo, the main place of the valley.
It is worthwhile visiting the glacier potholes of Cavaglia that are accessible for the public. The stones that rotated due to the strong currents of the prehistoric glacial water ground the potholes into the rock and formed them to sleek cavities and gaps.


Variante A: Via Poz dal Dragu: Easy to moderately difficult mountain hike on marked roads and well developed hiking trails. Hiking time 4 to 4 ½ hours.

Variante B: Via Val da Pila: Moderately difficult mountain hike on marked roads and well developed, partially narrow hiking trails with stone steps. Quite steep, narrow descent to Val da Pila. Hiking time 4 to 4 ½ hours.

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Places along the route: Bernina Ospizio - Lago Bianco - Sassal Mason - Pru del Vent - Alp Grüm - Cavaglia - Cadera - Privilasco - Poschiavo


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Tour history (B04456)

First published: Dienstag, 3. September 2013

Last updated: Montag, 30. Mai 2016

Tour published by: GPS-Tracks.com powered by GEO-Tracks GmbH

Tour characteristics

Distance: 16.5 km | Time requirement: 5 h
Ascent: 180 m | Descent: 1473 m
Highest point: 2358 m.a.s.l.

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Ente Turistico Valposchiavo
CH-7742 Poschiavo
Tel: +41 (0) 81 844 05 71
Fax: +41 (0) 81 844 10 27
E-Mail: info@valposchiavo.ch
Internet: www.valposchiavo.ch

Timetable: (Link: www.sbb.ch/home.html)

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Büffet Stazione
7710 Ospizio Bernina
Tel.: +41 (0) 79 610 38 15
E-Mail: ospizio.bernina@bluewin.ch
Internet: www.daprimo.ch

Albergo/Ristorante Cambrena
7710 Ospizio Bernina
Tel.: +41 (0) 81 844 05 12
Fax: +41 (0) 81 844 19 98
E-Mail: ristorante@cambrena.ch
Internet: www.cambrena.ch

Albergo/Ristorante Sassal Masone
7710 Ospizio Bernina
Tel.: +41 (0) 81 844 03 23
Fax: +41 (0) 81 844 03 07
E-Mail: info@sassalmasone.ch
Internet: www.sassalmasone.ch

Agriturismo Alpe Palü
7742 Poschiavo
Tel.: +41 (0) 79 414 41 14

Albergo/Ristorante Alp Grüm
7710 Alp Grüm
Tel.: +41 (0) 81 844 03 18
Fax: +41 (0) 81 844 03 18
E-Mail: alpgruem@bluewin.ch
Internet: www.alpgruem.ch.vu

Chiosco Bar Stazione
7742 Cavaglia
Tel.: +41 (0) 78 878 15 05

Rifugio/Ristorante Cavaglia
7742 Poschiavo
Tel.: +41 (0) 81 844 05 65
Fax: +41 (0) 81 846 58 59
E-Mail: welcome@rifugiocavaglia.ch
Internet: www.rifugiocavaglia.ch