Mountain hike to Piz Compass

Preda Bergün

The challenging hike over Piz Compass rewards the hiker with legendary views of the surrounding mountain world.

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Technical information

Begin of tour/point of arrival:Preda
Access starting point/point of arrival:by train
Physical fitness:challenging
Hiking time:5h
Length:15.6 km
Season:June – October


The hiking tour starts at the Preda Railway Station (1,789 meters). Here the ascent leads through picturesque larch forests toward Cuxiranch to the entrance of the imposing Val Zavretta. After hiking over Alp Zavretta (2,271 meters) Fuorcla Zavretta (2,901 meters) is reached. The last 100 meters uphill lead via the top edge to Piz Compass at 3,016 meters. Via the Fuorcla Zarvetta and past the impressive southwestern face of Piz Üertsch one reaches the Albula Pass after a four-hour hike. From here, the descent to Preda takes about another hour.

Tour Overview

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The careful planning of a tour will ensure that you also derive the maximum pleasure and enjoyment from it. Please take the time to contact the local information centre and enquire about route and weather conditions before setting off. Your intended trail may be fully or partially closed, depending on the time of year and weather conditions.

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