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Berghaus Diavolezza

Berghaus Diavolezza

Lej da Diavolezza

Lej da Diavolezza

Tour description

A family-friendly hike that does however require a sure footing. The descent takes in no fewer than 880 metres of altitude difference. And then of course there are the beautiful views of the deep blue waters of Lej Diavolezza and the vista that opens up to the south. From the Diavolezza mountain station - and conditions permitting - we will be crossing the Diavolezza firn field (see option A). The mountain trail takes is along the Saas Queder ridge to the Lej da Diavolezza. The trail to the lake requires your full concentration as it is often wet and in many parts slippery. Shortly before the lake, we branch off to the right and very soon we reach the Val dArlas. The Val dArlas was once covered by a glacier. There we begin the slow steady descent across the meadows of the valley's southern flank until we reach the lower Alp Bondo; we then continue along the railway track of the Rhaethian Line to the valley station of the Diavolezza cable car.


Variants

Option A: If there is insufficient snow cover on the Diavolezza firn field, we recommend that you gain a few more metres in altitude and skirt around the firn field via the ascent to the Sass Queder. Option B: Following the railway track in a southerly direction we soon reach the Bernina-Hospiz RhB station. Option C: Following the railway track in a southerly direction we eventually reach the Alp-Grüm RhB station after an extended hike over the Bernina. The wonderful views to the south are well worth the trip!
Variante C: Dem Bahngleis entlang in Richtung Süden erreichen Sie nach ausgedehnter Wanderung über den Bernina die RhB-Station-Alp-Grüm. Besonders empfehlenswert ist die herrliche Aussicht in den Süden!


Note(s)

This trail is marked as Nordic Walking Trail 1 (black). This route is also well worth taking in the opposite direction, too.


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Places along the route: Diavolezza mountain station - Diavolezza firn field - Sass Queder - Lej da Diavolezza - Val dArlas - Alp da Buond Sur - Alp da Buond Suot - Diavolezza valley station


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Tour history (B00168)

First published: Freitag, 1. Juli 2011

Last updated: Mittwoch, 15. Januar 2014

Tour published by: Presented by www.diavolezza.ch

Tour characteristics

Distance: 7.1 km | Time requirement: 2½ h
Ascent: 4 m | Descent: 4 m
Highest point: 2973 m.a.s.l.

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See also

Diavolezza-Bahn AG
7504 Pontresina
Phone: +41 (0)81 842 64 19
Internet: www.diavolezza.ch
email: info@diavolezza.ch

Berghaus Diavolezza
c/o Diavolezza Bahn
7504 Pontresina
Phone: +41 (0)81 842 62 05
email: gastronomie@diavolezza.ch

Engadin St. Moritz
CH-7500 St. Moritz
Phone: +41 (0)81 830 00 01
Fax: +41 (0)81 830 08 18
email: allegra@estm.ch
Internet: www.engadin.stmoritz.ch