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Alp Languard - Paradis hut - Pontresina

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  • Alp Languard
    / Alp Languard
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  • / Ibexes in the Albris area
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  • / Alp Languard chairlift
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  • / Ibex Galerie
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  • / hiking on Alp Languard with the view on the Bernina Group
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  • / stop at the benches
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  • / play ground on Alp Languard
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  • / Paradis Hütte
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  • / Ibex pass
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  • / Paradis tour
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  • / Paradis tour
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  • / relax on Alp Languard
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  • / View of Pontresina
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This easy tour starts by taking the chairlift up to Alp Languard (2,326m/7,631ft).
easy
Distance 7.1 km
2:23 h
212 m
711 m
From the Alp Languard, the trail leads through the Val Languard. Do not forget to take a pair of binoculars with you, because there is plenty to see in the valley, such as marmots sunbathing and, if you are lucky, even ibex, which have been reintroduced here on Piz Albris (3,166m/10,387ft). The route follows the course of the stream, which ends at a fork in the trail almost at the end of the valley. The march towards Paradis Hut (2540 m/8,333ft) should be rewarded with a piece of cake. After this delicious pick-me-up, the trail takes you along the crest and past some wonderful viewpoints opening out onto the magnificent Bernina Massif. From the treeline, the zigzag forest trail - which is named after Prof. C.W. Röntgen, the inventor of the x-ray - descends towards Pontresina. The hike ends beside the two cultural highlights of Saint Mary's Church and the Spaniola Tower. 

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

Remember to discover Pontresina's Ibex Paradise. www.pontresina.ch/steinbock-paradies 

If you do not fancy a steep descent, you can take the chairlift back to the valley.

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Engadin St. Moritz
Update: March 18, 2021
Difficulty
easy
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Highest point
2,540 m
Lowest point
1,829 m
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Start

Pontresina, Alp Languard chairlift top station (2,327 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'790'657E 1'151'500N
DD
46.487659, 9.922122
DMS
46°29'15.6"N 9°55'19.6"E
UTM
32T 570772 5148645
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Destination

Pontresina

Turn-by-turn directions

Pontresina - Alp Languard - Paradis hut - Röntgenweg - Giarsun - Pontresina

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all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'790'657E 1'151'500N
DD
46.487659, 9.922122
DMS
46°29'15.6"N 9°55'19.6"E
UTM
32T 570772 5148645
w3w 
///equipment.exonerate.crusher
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Ibex pass (available at the Tourist Information Pontresina or at the Languard chairlift)

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
7.1 km
Duration
2:23 h
Ascent
212 m
Descent
711 m
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