Piz Surparé (3078 m) - hike from Bivio


Published by Roald Pro , 25 June 2017, 11h44.

Region: World » Switzerland » Grisons » Oberhalbstein
Date of the hike:24 June 2017
Hiking grading: T4- - High-level Alpine hike
Waypoints:
Geo-Tags: CH-GR 
Time: 6:30
Height gain: 1300 m 4264 ft.
Height loss: 1300 m 4264 ft.
Access to start point:By car to Bivio. Big parking lot at the left hand side before entering the village (when arriving from the north). Free of charge in the summer, it seems.
Accommodation:Hotel Solaria in Bivio.

Start of the hike at 08:15 in Bivio. I followed the white-red-white marked trail towards Stallerberg (T2). At P.2429, I left the marked trail and hiked more or less straight towards Piz Surparé. For the final ascent, there are some small cairns and an unmarked trail showing the way. Overall, the difficulty of the ascent I would rate T3+.

From the summit I descended to the ridge between the two summits, and then I headed down the NE flank, first through the scree, and later mostly by surfing down on the snowfields (T4-). The slope is around 36° in the upper part.

Next, I proceeded through Val Gronda, past P.2461, and back to the white-red-white marked trail where I had ascended earlier.

Equipment:
- Hiking sticks
- Gaiters

Total tour distance: 12.5 km.

Please see attached GPS track for more details.

Hike partners: Roald


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