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Maloja- Lej da Cavloc

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This hike takes you from the pass village Maloja to the beautiful mountain lake Lej da Cavloc.
moderate
Distance 3.2 km
1:00 h
127 m
10 m
This hiking classic takes you from the pass village to the Bergell Lägh da Cavloc, a magnificent mountain lake at the mouth of the Forno and Muretto valleys. Lined by fir trees on the north and west shores, the lake is easily accessible to swimmers on its south shore thanks to a small beach.
The short (about 5 km) but moderately difficult hike leads from the parking lot at the Orden dam along a wide path steadily uphill. Once at the top, hikers are not only rewarded with an enchanting mountain lake idyll, but also spoilt with culinary delights in a small mountain restaurant directly on the shore. Those who prefer to take care of their own physical well-being can use the beautiful barbecue sites.

 

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 way back is on the same path (suitable for prams) or on hiking trails back to Maloja.
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Engadin St. Moritz
Updated: May 11, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
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Highest point
1,915 m
Lowest point
1,788 m
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Start

Maloja, car park Orden (1,790 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'773'372E 1'140'661N
DD
46.394895, 9.693042
DMS
46°23'41.6"N 9°41'35.0"E
UTM
32T 553280 5138157
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Destination

Maloja, car park Orden

Turn-by-turn directions

Maloja - Lägh da Cavloc 

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Parking

Maloja car park Orden

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'773'372E 1'140'661N
DD
46.394895, 9.693042
DMS
46°23'41.6"N 9°41'35.0"E
UTM
32T 553280 5138157
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
3.2 km
Duration
1:00 h
Ascent
127 m
Descent
10 m
Scenic Suitable for strollers Refreshment stops available Family friendly Point to Point

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