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806 Gletscheraussichten Morteratsch

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  • Morteratschgletscher
    Morteratschgletscher
    Photo: Cordula Seiler, Graubünden Ferien - normierte Touren
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moderate
Distance 5.8 km
2:10 h
253 m
253 m
2,059 m
1,896 m
Step by step along the track of the third longest glacier of the Eastern Alps. 16 posts inform visitors about the receding glacier and the mystical lifeforms in its wake. Just 50 minutes on foot from the railway station of Morteratsch, one catches sight of the day’s objective: the milky glacial lake as well as the glacier’s giant icetongue. Download the Bernina Glaciers App onto your smartphone and enjoy the accompaniment of a compelling audio text in the midst of the impressive landscape. Children can experience this unique glacial world, following the stories of the Morteratsch children’s book, and gaining exciting natural insight. At the end of the tour, there awaits a surprise for them!
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Cordula Seiler
Update: May 19, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
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Highest point
2,059 m
Lowest point
1,896 m
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Track types

Asphalt 2.97%Forested/wild trail 71.57%Path 25.67%
Asphalt
0.2 km
Forested/wild trail
4.2 km
Path
1.5 km
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Pontresina (Morteratsch railway station) (1,896 m)
Coordinates:
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2'792'215E 1'147'397N
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46.450326, 9.940702
DMS
46°27'01.2"N 9°56'26.5"E
UTM
32T 572247 5144513
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Pontresina (Morteratsch railway station)

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Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'792'215E 1'147'397N
DD
46.450326, 9.940702
DMS
46°27'01.2"N 9°56'26.5"E
UTM
32T 572247 5144513
w3w 
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O. S
January 13, 2019 · Community
When did you do this route? February 11, 2015
Engadin,Pontresina,Morteratsch-Gletscher Loipe.
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
5.8 km
Duration
2:10 h
Ascent
253 m
Descent
253 m
Highest point
2,059 m
Lowest point
1,896 m
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