Sentiero Alpino Calanca Teil 2

Published by Cirrus , 23 September 2007, 23h29.

Region: World » Switzerland » Grisons » Misox
Date of the hike:22 September 2007
Hiking grading: T4 - High-level Alpine hike
Geo-Tags: Gruppo Arbeola-Molera   CH-GR 
Time: 6:00
Height gain: 1025 m 3362 ft.
Height loss: 1350 m 4428 ft.
Access to start point:Zu Fuss; Rifugio Pian Grand
Access to end point:Zu Fuss; Capanna Buffalora
Accommodation:Capanna Buffalora

Hiking classification: 4 stars (very nice)

Very nice hike. In the morning the rock along the fixed rope parts (up to p. 2514) is frozen up and in some places there is a rather thick layer of ice. Here the fixed ropes are very useful to come upwards. A steep and exposed ice-free descent follows after the first pass, there are also fixed ropes. In addition, the dark Northern side of this first "kessel" is traversed, and a new, exposed ascent follows to p. 2346. The next "kessel" also has often exposed parts, but also here the road is in general good and there a lot of fixed ropes. The ascent to Piz de Ganan is only slightly exposed, and in addition a very nice descent and traverse in the third "kessel" follows, with a very nice lake (Lagh de Calvaresc) which is an ideal place for a rest. The Capanna Buffalora is very nicely situated above another small lake, and is surrounded by lovely woods. This hut is very recommendable. The duration of the hike is indicated as 9 hours. We needed 6 hours (without breaks), but were not going particularly fast, so the indication of 9 hours might be somewhat exaggerated. Details can be found in Alpinwandern Südbünden (Volken & Kundert).

Route: Rifugio Pian Grand- Passo Ovest dell'Alta Burasca- Alp de Trescolmen- Lagh de Trescolmen- Bocchetta del Büscenel- p. 2346- Cascinel di Ciar- Rifugio Ganan- Piz de Ganan- p. 2269- Lagh de calvaresc- Alp de calvaresc Desora- p. 2177- Capanna Buffalora

Tiere: 2 Gemsen

Wetter: Sonnig, später etwas hohe Wolken, nur ganz wenige Quellwolken.

Mit Aurora

Hike partners: Cirrus


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