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49.03 Gotthardpass - Capanna Piansecco CAS, Vier-Quellen-Weg

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moderate
Distance 19.5 km
7:30 h
1,035 m
1,156 m
The route leads along the Lago Lucendro lake to the source of the Reuss at the foot of the Lucendropass and on over the pass. After a long and scenic high-level hike above the Bedrettotal valley, you reach your destination – the Piansecco Hut.

Author’s recommendation

Vier Quellen Wanderung buchen!

Wandern Sie bequem von Unterkunft zu Unterkunft und profitieren Sie vom im Preis inbegriffenen Gepäcktransport.

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Author
Romedi Conradin
Update: February 23, 2018
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,531 m
Lowest point
1,923 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Auf hoch gelegenen Abschnitten sind Schneefelder bis in die Sommermonate möglich.

Tips and hints

  • Snow fields are possible on the upper sections right through to the summer months.

Start

Gotthardpass (2,091 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'686'551E 1'156'770N
DD
46.556615, 8.567334
DMS
46°33'23.8"N 8°34'02.4"E
UTM
32T 466835 5155985
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Destination

Capanna Piansecco CAS

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'686'551E 1'156'770N
DD
46.556615, 8.567334
DMS
46°33'23.8"N 8°34'02.4"E
UTM
32T 466835 5155985
w3w 
///masking.dignitary.flying
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
19.5 km
Duration
7:30 h
Ascent
1,035 m
Descent
1,156 m
Multi-stage route Scenic Refreshment stops available

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