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Mountain Hike recommended route Stage 4

Bernina Trek classic: stage 4 Silvaplana-Chamanna da Tschierva

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  • Chamanna Coaz
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Be inspired by the impressive nature on display during this stage
moderate
Distance 8.5 km
3:40 h
538 m
569 m
2,645 m
2,079 m
High above the Val Roseg, you hike on one of the most stunning high routes of the Alps. Approx. 20 minutes after the start, the mountain path guides you down to the emerald green Lej da Vadret (in English: glacier lake). You proceed onto the glacial ramp where you discover characteristic geological features with every step and witness the glaciological development. Do not miss the turnoff to the Tschierva hut. Shortly after Lej Vadret, a trail branches off to the right and following the white markings you come to  a zipline, which takes you to the other side of the river. From there up onto the hiking trail. After crossing the moraine of the Vadret da Tschierva, you reach the Chamanna da Tschierva, which is situated at the end of the famous Bianco ridge of the Piz Bernina, the only four-thousender in the Canton of Grisons and of the Eastern Alps.

 

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 

 

Booking 
Chamanna Coaz
Phone +41 81 842 62 78 
E-mail: info@coaz.ch 
Internet: bernina-trek.ch (in German only)

Author’s recommendation

Glacier trail: the circular trail takes you to lakes, giant's cauldrons and a glacier mouth in the impressive scenery of the Bernina mountains. Suitable for families with children who will enjoy this spectacular nature experience. Surefootedness required! Walking time: approx. 1 h
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Engadin St. Moritz
Update: June 20, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,645 m
Lowest point
2,079 m
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Safety information

Excellent mobile reception throughout this stage.

Those who prefer to avoid the zipline can take the path that leads to the Restaurant Roseg Gletscher and cross the bridge (+ 1 hour).

Tips and hints

Accommodation
Chamanna da Tschierva
Phone: +41 81 842 63 91 
E-mail: tschierva@sac-bernina.ch 
Internet: www.tschierva.ch (in German only)

As there is often still a lot of snow at the beginning of June and most SAC huts are no longer staffed at the end of October, the best time to complete the Bernina Trek is from the end of June to the beginning of October.

Start

Chamanna Coaz (2,611 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'784'341E 1'139'735N
DD
46.383647, 9.835218
DMS
46°23'01.1"N 9°50'06.8"E
UTM
32T 564224 5137013
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Destination

Chamanna da Tschierva

Turn-by-turn directions

Chamanna Coaz - Val Roseg - Chamanna da Tschierva

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

train time table: www.sbb.ch 

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'784'341E 1'139'735N
DD
46.383647, 9.835218
DMS
46°23'01.1"N 9°50'06.8"E
UTM
32T 564224 5137013
w3w 
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Peter Kellenberger
July 26, 2020 · Community
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When did you do this route? July 16, 2020
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
8.5 km
Duration
3:40 h
Ascent
538 m
Descent
569 m
Highest point
2,645 m
Lowest point
2,079 m
Multi-stage route Scenic Geological highlights Refreshment stops available

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