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Alpine Mountain Hut / Kesch Trek (Stage 3)

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Wanderung Kesch-Hütte SAC über Plazbi zur Es-cha-Hütte SAC.

moderate
Distance 14.1 km
5:16 h
970 m
1,000 m
2,870 m
1,952 m

Hike from the Kesch Mountain Hut SAC via Plazbi to the Es-cha Mountain Hut SAC. From the Kesch Mountain Hut, descend to the Alp digl Chant, where you can taste and buy fantastic products, including yoghurt, mountain cheese and milk. After a slightly steep climb to the Fuorcla Pischa and another descent you come to the Es-cha Mountain Hut.

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

Stage 4: Es-cha Mountain Hut - Preda or Bergün

Author’s recommendation

Taste and buy fantastic products, including yoghurt, mountain cheese and milk, at the Alp digl Chant.
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Remy Horn 
Update: June 09, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
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Highest point
2,870 m
Lowest point
1,952 m
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Track types

Nature trail 14.75%Path 85.24%
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2.1 km
Path
12 km
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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 could occur in the high mountains. These routes require a good level of fitness.

Tips and hints

Es-cha Mountain Hut SAC: www.es-cha.ch 

Davos Klosters Resort: www.davos.ch / www.klosters.ch 

Start

Kesch-Hütte SAC (2,623 m)
Coordinates:
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2'786'513E 1'168'896N
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46.645244, 9.875212
DMS
46°38'42.9"N 9°52'30.8"E
UTM
32T 566977 5166114
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Destination

Es-cha-Hütte SAC

Turn-by-turn directions

Abstieg Kesch - Alp digl Chant (1999 m) - Val Plazbi - Fuorcla Pischa (2871 m) - Es-cha-Hütte SAC (2594 m) / Abendessen, Übernachtung in der Es-cha-Hütte SAC, Frühstück

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Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'786'513E 1'168'896N
DD
46.645244, 9.875212
DMS
46°38'42.9"N 9°52'30.8"E
UTM
32T 566977 5166114
w3w 
///palms.skippers.finely
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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
14.1 km
Duration
5:16 h
Ascent
970 m
Descent
1,000 m
Highest point
2,870 m
Lowest point
1,952 m
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