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Silvaplana Explorer view points: Crest'Alta

Theme trail · Engadin St.Moritz
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    Photo: Fabian Gattlen, CC BY-ND, Silvaplana Tourismus
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    Photo: Fabian Gattlen, CC BY-ND, Silvaplana Tourismus
  • / Übersicht Silvaplana Explorer
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m 1850 1800 5 4 3 2 1 km
Route red: Silvaplana centre - Crest'Alta - Silvaplana centre
easy
Distance 5 km
1:25 h
136 m
136 m
The circular walk leads to the Crest'Alta view point, where a restaurant operated until 1964. The remains of the excursion destination can still be seen today. At the view point, a bench invites you to linger.

 

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 hikes to the view points are also suitable for families. At the view points, the youngest guests can follow the adventurous story of Niculin and take part in the competition. Those who have visited all the view points and know the solution word can pick up a gift at the tourist information i-Lounge 3303.
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Engadin St. Moritz
Update: November 04, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
1,902 m
Lowest point
1,791 m
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Tips and hints

click here for the Silvaplana Explorer map

The Silvaplana Explorer routes can be put together as desired. You can find more route suggestions under Silvaplana Explorer.

Start

Silvaplana centre (1,815 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'781'028E 1'148'119N
DD
46.459929, 9.795449
DMS
46°27'35.7"N 9°47'43.6"E
UTM
32T 561081 5145458
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Destination

Silvaplana centre

Turn-by-turn directions

  • Start of the hike at the village square "Plazza dal Güglia".
  • Direction Surlej
  • After the Surlej bridge, cross the road and walk along the Lej Suot.
  • Take the first fork to the right towards Crest'Alta
  • At the fork, follow the path to the left until you reach the viewpoint
  • Continue along the path until you reach the wide gravel path again
  • Turn right to the farm Lej Ovis-chel
  • Follow the path back to Silvaplana

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Engadinbus

free Elektro Shuttle Bus

Parking

  • Parking Munterots
  • Parkping Surlej Brücke

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'781'028E 1'148'119N
DD
46.459929, 9.795449
DMS
46°27'35.7"N 9°47'43.6"E
UTM
32T 561081 5145458
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Nature Trails

  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Umbrella
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
5 km
Duration
1:25 h
Ascent
136 m
Descent
136 m
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