Glacier nature trail Morteratsch

Pontresina

Gletscherwanderweg

Gletscherwanderweg

Gletscherwanderung

Gletscherwanderung

Gletscherweg

Gletscherweg

Gletscherwanderweg

Gletscherwanderweg

Gletscherträne

Gletscherträne

Gletscherweg

Gletscherweg

Gletscherwanderweg

Gletscherwanderweg

Gletscherwanderweg

Gletscherwanderweg

Gletscherwanderung

Gletscherwanderung

Pontresina: Engadin - St - Moritz - Eiskletter - Schlucht

Pontresina: Engadin - St - Moritz - Eiskletter - Schlucht

Berninahäuser: Diavolezza - Piz - Palü

Berninahäuser: Diavolezza - Piz - Palü

Berninahäuser: Diavolezza - II

Berninahäuser: Diavolezza - II

Pontresina: Hotel - Walther

Pontresina: Hotel - Walther

Pontresina: Engadin - St - Moritz - Hotel - Saratz

Pontresina: Engadin - St - Moritz - Hotel - Saratz

Pontresina: Hotel - Walther

Pontresina: Hotel - Walther

Pontresina: Alp - Languard

Pontresina: Alp - Languard

Berninahäuser: Diavolezza - III

Berninahäuser: Diavolezza - III

Berninahäuser: Engadin - St - Moritz - Piz - Palü - und - Bernina

Berninahäuser: Engadin - St - Moritz - Piz - Palü - und - Bernina

Berninahäuser: Diavolezza - I

Berninahäuser: Diavolezza - I

Berninahäuser: Engadin - St - Moritz - Diavolezza - Pontresina - Graubünden - Schweiz

Berninahäuser: Engadin - St - Moritz - Diavolezza - Pontresina - Graubünden - Schweiz

Pontresina: Engadin - St - Moritz - Ausblick - Restaurant - Languard

Pontresina: Engadin - St - Moritz - Ausblick - Restaurant - Languard

Pontresina: Grand - Hotel - Kronenhof

Pontresina: Grand - Hotel - Kronenhof

Morteratsch: Camping - Plauns - Pontresina

Morteratsch: Camping - Plauns - Pontresina

The walk from the Morteratsch train station to the end of the Morteratsch Glacier is a brief one, yet it covers thousands of years of the earth’s history. After less than 50 minutes on foot from Morteratsch station, you'll glimpse your destination: the milky glacial lake and gigantic ice tongue.

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Immense white tongues seem to push forth from the ice and snow-covered Piz Palü and Piz Bernina towards Pontresina. These are the Pers and Morteratsch Glaciers. At the Isla Persa, the two glacier arms unite to form a glacier tongue which ends after barely two kilometres. Only 120 years ago, the Morteratsch Glacier extended nearly 2 km further into the valley. An educational trail informs hikers about the retreat of the glacier and the mysterious life that exists in the pre-glacier ridge.

The glacier nature trail starts at the Hotel Restaurant Morteratsch and takes you to Morteratsch Glacier. The path is dotted with stopping points - 15 in all - along the glacier foreland.

Information

Download the “Bernina Glaciers” smartphone app and hear fascinating audio clips about the impressive landscape.

Children from 5 to 12 can learn more and solve puzzles with the “Sabi” children's books and the booklet available from hotels and Pontresina Tourist Information.

SBB RailAway leisure shop

Combined offer: journey using public transport and leisure offer (also for existing tickets) to Glacier nature trail Morteratsch

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