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Marguns - Munt da la Bês-cha - Samedan

Mountain Hike · Engadin St. Moritz
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This fantastic high-altitude hike gives you a superb view of the Bernina Massif and across the Engadin valley.
moderate
Distance 9.2 km
2:55 h
219 m
784 m
2,490 m
1,705 m
In Celerina, the gondola takes you up to Marguns. From Alp Marguns, you hike up the mountain flank to Munt da la Bês-cha, where you can delight in fabulous views over the magnificent high-lying valley and into the Bernina Massif. The hike continues along Piz Padella to the awe-inspiring Alp Muntatsch. After a rest, walk down the zigzag path to the village of Samedan.

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 

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Engadin St. Moritz
Update: March 07, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,490 m
Lowest point
1,705 m
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Track types

Asphalt 3.39%Forested/wild trail 18.93%Path 68.29%Road 9.36%
Asphalt
0.3 km
Forested/wild trail
1.7 km
Path
6.3 km
Road
0.9 km
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Start

Marguns (2,270 m)
Coordinates:
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2'783'130E 1'154'481N
DD
46.516569, 9.825312
DMS
46°30'59.6"N 9°49'31.1"E
UTM
32T 563308 5151775
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Destination

Samedan

Turn-by-turn directions

Celerina - Marguns - Munt da la Bês cha - Alp Muntatsch - Samedan

Note

Wildlife refuge Val Zuondra: December 20 - April 30
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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'783'130E 1'154'481N
DD
46.516569, 9.825312
DMS
46°30'59.6"N 9°49'31.1"E
UTM
32T 563308 5151775
w3w 
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
9.2 km
Duration
2:55 h
Ascent
219 m
Descent
784 m
Highest point
2,490 m
Lowest point
1,705 m
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