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49.04 Capanna Piansecco CAS - Obergesteln, Vier-Quellen-Weg

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This route passes through an inaccessible area and is therefore closed. Current information

closed
moderate
Distance 21 km
7:30 h
924 m
1,543 m
The route leads to the source area of the River Ticino below the Nufenenpass, home to many marmots. It then continues over the Nufenenpass, crossing magnificent Alpine meadows through the Ägenetal valley, over a hanging bridge and finally along the Rhone to Obergesteln.

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: November 05, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,492 m
Lowest point
1,353 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

Capanna Piansecco CAS (1,976 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'679'297E 1'149'745N
DD
46.494326, 8.471537
DMS
46°29'39.6"N 8°28'17.5"E
UTM
32T 459445 5149108
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Destination

Obergesteln

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Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'679'297E 1'149'745N
DD
46.494326, 8.471537
DMS
46°29'39.6"N 8°28'17.5"E
UTM
32T 459445 5149108
w3w 
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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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Status
closed
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
21 km
Duration
7:30 h
Ascent
924 m
Descent
1,543 m
Multi-stage route Scenic Refreshment stops available

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