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Via Ferrata Piz Trovat II

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300 m of vertical distance, 500 steps, 600 m of steel cable, one aerial rope bridge and one 35 m long zipwire. An incredible scenery of ice and rocks to accompany you all the way.
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Distance 0.3 km
2:00 h
269 m
0 m
3,146 m
2,877 m
The ascent of Piz Trovat II is a via ferrata for experts, located in very (K5)to extremely (K6) difficultterrain and therefore requiring strong upper arms, nerves of steel and excellent fitness. This route branches off after the relatively easy Cambrena strip. After that the route gets steadily more demanding. The first highlightis the 35 m long zipwire. Then a long traverse offers stunning panoramic views ofthe Bernina mountain range. Finally, atthe key section, some long overhangs (up to 30 m long!) on the Biceps Wall require real mountaineering skills and experience.

THE APPROACH: The Diavolezza cable car takes you up to 2978 m. From the top station, a little path takes you in about 20 minutes down to the start at the foot of the Piz Trovat face.

THE DESCENT: You descend via the north-east ridge, across rough terrain and scree. There are some very steep sections, so you need to be sure-footed. Follow the signs for the Berghaus Diavolezza to arrive at its inviting sunshine terrace.

Would you rather be guided on the via ferrata? You can book your adventure here 

 

More information
Engadin St. Moritz Tourismus AG
Via Maistra 1
CH-7500 St. Moritz
Phone: +41 81 830 00 01
E-mail: allegra@engadin.ch 
Internet: www.engadin.ch 

Author’s recommendation

The Piz Trovat II via ferrata is not suitable for children and the minimum height requirement is 1.60 m.
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Engadin St. Moritz
Update: June 17, 2022
Difficulty
E/F difficult
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Highest point
3,146 m
Lowest point
2,877 m
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Via ferrata 97.84%Traces 2.14%
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Safety information

K5–K6 on the via ferrata difficulty scale. Use is under your own responsibility and at your own risk. For your first time on this route, it is recommended that you go with a professional mountain guide.

Climbing on a via ferrata involves some risk. If you have not prepared properly, have inadequate equipment or behave incorrectly, there is a risk of falling. You are therefore advised only to climb on the via ferrata if you have the necessary knowledge and physical fitness. You need to be sure-footed and have a good head for heights.

PLEASE ALSO OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING POINTS:
Only set out in settled weather conditions.
If there is a risk of thunderstorms, keep away from ironwork and quickly look for safe shelter at a sufficient distance away from the via ferrata.
Do not cause any rock falls and be considerate towards other climbers.
Check your partner at the start (helmet, climbing harness and energy absorbing lanyard).
Maintain sufficient distances (only one person between two fixed points).
Do not leave the via ferrata and always use the safety rope.
Protect fauna and flora. Take your rubbish away with you.
Do not start out on the via ferrata if it is closed off.
Via ferrata sets in compliance with the EN 958:2017 standard are suitable for users weighing between 40 and 120 kg

Tips and hints

www.corvatsch-diavolezza.ch/en/experiences/climbing-on-piz-trovat-a-devilishly-fun-adventure

Start

Diavolezza, mountain station (2,876 m)
Coordinates:
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2'794'409E 1'142'620N
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46.406740, 9.967229
DMS
46°24'24.3"N 9°58'02.0"E
UTM
32T 574343 5139695
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Destination

Piz Trovat

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'794'409E 1'142'620N
DD
46.406740, 9.967229
DMS
46°24'24.3"N 9°58'02.0"E
UTM
32T 574343 5139695
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Equipment

COMPULSORY: Helmet, energy absorbing lanyard (EN 958:2017), climbing harness, gloves

RECOMMENDED: Hiking or via ferrata boots, warm clothing (even in good weather), snacks, drinks (water/tea), mobile phone, backpack, first aid kit

The equipment can be rented at the valley station of the Diavolezza cable car.

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Status
Open
Difficulty
E/F difficult
Distance
0.3 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
269 m
Highest point
3,146 m
Lowest point
2,877 m
Public-transport-friendly Scenic Refreshment stops available Cableway ascent/descent Classic via ferrata

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