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Piz Mez 2718 m ü.M.

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Beautiful round trip from Radons.
moderate
Distance 2.9 km
2:30 h
870 m
870 m
The tour runs from Radons 1866 m asl Ava since Nandro . On the Piz Mez we have a great view. After the severe increase we can enjoy the long descent . Down it goes over the mountain huts Alp Nova . Continue to Bargias and back to Radons .

Author’s recommendation

Enjoy the great views of the Piz Mez .

After the tour have a stop in one of the confortable restaurants.

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Tourismus Savognin Bivio Albula AG
Update: November 10, 2020
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
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Highest point
2,718 m
Lowest point
1,866 m
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Safety information

Skitouren – Aufstiege und Abfahrten – werden meistens abseits der markierten Pisten unternommen. Weder die Autoren der Beschreibung der Touren noch die für diese Kommunikation verantwortlichen Stellen lehnen bei Gefahren jede Verantwortung ab.

Wir weisen ausdrücklich darauf hin, dass alle hier beschriebenen Skitouren auf eigene Gefahr unternommen werden.

Bitte beachten Sie das aktuelle Lawinenbulletin

Tips and hints

Skitourenkarte: 268 SKarte auch im Tourismusbüro in Savognin und in der Infostelle in Bivio erhältlich.
Unterkunftsmöglichkeiten unter www.savognin.ch

Start

Radons (1866 m ü.M.) (1,853 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'761'925E 1'157'914N
DD
46.552899, 9.550300
DMS
46°33'10.4"N 9°33'01.1"E
UTM
32T 542184 5155628
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Destination

Piz Mez (2718 m ü.M.)

Turn-by-turn directions

Climb: From Radons (1866 m ü.M.) - Pro Tecs - Ava de Nandro - P. 2106

Climb time: 3 hours

Descente: Along climb route or over Nurclanga down to the alp huts from Alp Nova (1982 m ü.M.) away from the huts from Bargias to Radons.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Take the bus to Savognin Posta and then with sport bus to valley station of Savognin mountain railway.

Getting there

With chairlift until Tigignas and then on skis to Radons or with skis directly to Radons.

Parking

Parking places at valley station of Savognin.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'761'925E 1'157'914N
DD
46.552899, 9.550300
DMS
46°33'10.4"N 9°33'01.1"E
UTM
32T 542184 5155628
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Ski Touring

  • Ski Helmet
  • Goggles
  • Sunglasses
  • 2 pairs of Gloves: lightweight, breathable and windproof for going uphill, regular ski gloves for downhill
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Lightweight rain and windproof ski jacket
  • Additional warm jacket
  • Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
  • Lightweight wind- and waterproof ski pants
  • 20 to 28 liter rucksack, preferably backcountry type
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Ski Touring

  • Ski touring boots
  • Ski touring bindings to fit boots
  • Ski touring skins to fit skis
  • Skis
  • Ski poles, preferably telescopic type
  • Avalanche safety equipment to consider: beacon, avalanche probe, avalanche shovel
  • Ski touring crampons
  • Crevasse rescue kit
  • Ski touring harness
  • Light ice axe
  • Ski touring ropes
  • Avalanche airbag backpack
  • 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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Rating

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Julien Almeida 
February 23, 2021 · Community
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
2.9 km
Duration
2:30 h
Ascent
870 m
Descent
870 m
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