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San Bernardino - val Curciusa - Nufenen

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from San Bernardino ramble in direction to the Bocchetta de Curciusa. From that point you reach the Curciusa valley and following then the Alp de Rog (1812m), that today is a nature conservation area. From Alp de Rog in 1 hour and 1/4 you reach Nufenen.
Distance 16.7 km
5:57 h
976 m
1,006 m
From San Benrardino village ramble at the beginning to the Alp d'Acubona and from this poit take the direction Alp Pian Doss, Just bevor you reach the Alp at the left side begin the path, that in 2 hours bring you to the Bocchetta de Curciusa at 2420m. The climb is very stiff and recommanded only for trained walker.

After the Bocchetta de Curciusa with the little sea you reach the Curciusa valley and after 2 hours you arrive to the Alp de Rog 1812m. From this point ramble parallel the stream Areua and after 1 hour you reach the village Nufenen at 1569m. THe Curciusatal is today a nature conservation area.

From the Alp di Rog join the path that come from San Bernardino through the Strecc de Vignun on the road. Who is not to tired can ramble the stiff path return. An other possibility is to follow the way of the Areuapass to the alp of Tambo and then to reach Splügen.  

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Author
Christian Vigne
Update: January 30, 2021
Highest point
2,424 m
Lowest point
1,535 m

Start

San Bernardino - Village (1,614 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'734'599E 1'147'230N
DD
46.462872, 9.190958
DMS
46°27'46.3"N 9°11'27.4"E
UTM
32T 514662 5145495
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Destination

Nufenen

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Bus from Bellinzona or from Thusis direction San Benrardino

Getting there

Highway from Bellinzona direction San Bernardino

Parking

Car park along the river Moesa in San Bernardino - free

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'734'599E 1'147'230N
DD
46.462872, 9.190958
DMS
46°27'46.3"N 9°11'27.4"E
UTM
32T 514662 5145495
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • 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
  • 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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Distance
16.7 km
Duration
5:57 h
Ascent
976 m
Descent
1,006 m

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