Begin of tour: Alpe Pesciüm
End of tour: Ulrichen
Access starting point: Cable car from Airolo
Access point of arrival: Train from Ulrichen
Technical requirements: difficult
Physical fitness: medium difficulty
Total altitude meters: ca. 1300 m
Hiking time: 3 Days
Season: July to October
Gastronomy:In the cabins along the route
Overnight: Capanna Cristallina, Capanna Corno-Gries
Various: Some sections are classed as T4 grade of difficulty.
The Strada delle Alpi with it’s many views forms the first part of the route. The destination is the famous Cristallina Cabin. Passing the Capanna Corno-Griess formidable paths lead to the Nufenen Pass and finally down in Goms to Ulrichen.
1st Day (ca. 5 h.)
Pesciüm – Strada alta Bedretto – Val Pozzuolo – Grasso fondo – Capanna della Croce – Piano di Pescia – Val Torta – Ri di Cristallina – Alpe di Cristallina – Capanna Christallina
2nd Day (ca. 6 h.)
Capanna Christallina – Lago Sfundau – Cavagnöö-Staudamm – Pkt. 2456 - Passo Grandinagia – Ganone – Alp San Giacomo – Capanna Corno-Gries
3rd Day (ca. 4 h.)
Capanna Corno-Gries – Val Corno – Pass del Corno – Pkt. 2498 – Staumauer Griessee – Pkt. 2327 – Pkt. 1925 – Pkt. 1758 – Aarenäst – Pkt. 1416 - Ulrichen
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.