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Alpine Mountain Hut / Kesch Trek (Stage 2)

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  • Aufstieg Scalettapass1
    / Aufstieg Scalettapass1
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  • / Alte Pflastersteinstrasse Scalettapass
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  • / Schutzhütte Scalettapass
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  • / Chüealpgletscher
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  • / Panoramaweg Val Funtauna
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  • / Brücke
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  • / Val Funtauna
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  • / Piz Kesch mit Porchabella Gletscher
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  • / Keschhütte
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Hike from the Grialetsch Mountain Hut SAC to the Kesch Mountain Hut SAC
moderate
Distance 12.9 km
4:19 h
653 m
570 m
2,629 m
2,210 m

The trail to the Kesch Mountain Hut passes over the Scaletta Pass and along the Panorama Trail, which lies on the route of the annual “Swiss Alpine Marathon”. Today you spend the night in the Kesch Mountain Hut, which was rebuilt in 2001 and is regarded as a model hut in the Alps in terms of energy supply and concept. It has also been awarded the European Union eco-label and is the winner of the Swiss Solar Award.

Complete tour: Alpine Mountain Hut / Kesch Trek (Complete tour)

Stage 3: Kesch Mountain Hut SAC - Es-cha Mountain Hut SAC

Author’s recommendation

A detour to the Ravaisch lakes is a must en route to the Kesch Mountain Hut. You will be rewarded by a magnificent panoramic vista. 

 Duration: approx. 20 minutes.

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Remy Horn 
Update: February 04, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,629 m
Lowest point
2,210 m
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Safety information

The Kesch Trek is an alpine mountain hike. It is essential that you properly assess the possible dangers than can occur in the high mountains. These routes require a good level of fitness.

Tips and hints

Kesch Mountain Hut SAC: 

www.kesch.ch

 

 

Davos Klosters Resort:

www.davos.ch

 /

www.klosters.ch

Start

Grialetsch-Hütte SAC (2,540 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'792'815E 1'176'299N
DD
46.710012, 9.960586
DMS
46°42'36.0"N 9°57'38.1"E
UTM
32T 573423 5173387
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Destination

Kesch-Hütte SAC

Turn-by-turn directions

Grialetsch descent - Climb to the Scaletta-Pass (2606 m) - Val Funtauna - Val Tschüvel - Kesch Mountain Hut SAC (2625 m) / evening meal, overnight stay in the Kesch Mountain Hut SAC, breakfast

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Public transport

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Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'792'815E 1'176'299N
DD
46.710012, 9.960586
DMS
46°42'36.0"N 9°57'38.1"E
UTM
32T 573423 5173387
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Sturdy walking boots, weatherproof and warm clothing, rain gear, food and drink for the hiking stages (packed lunches can also be obtained from the mountain hut), sufficient water, sun cream and head protection, first aid kit, maps and hiking sticks if required.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
12.9 km
Duration
4:19 h
Ascent
653 m
Descent
570 m
Highest point
2,629 m
Lowest point
2,210 m
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