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Kesch-Trek stage 2

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Hike from the Walserhuus Sertig to the Kesch hut SAC
moderate
Distance 11.3 km
5:15 h
1,088 m
324 m

On the way to the Kesch Hut, hike over the Sertig Pass. Shortly after the pass, the short detour to the Ravais-ch lakes is worthwhile. Today you will spend the night in the Kesch Hut, newly built in 2001, which is considered a model hut in the Alpine region in terms of energy supply and concept. Among other things, it has been awarded the European Union's eco-label and is the winner of the Swiss Solar Prize.

Whole tour: Kesch-Trek

Stage 3: Kesch hut SAC - Es-cha hut SAC

Author’s recommendation

On your way to the Kesch hut, a short detour to the Ravais-ch lakes is always worthwhile and only takes about 20 minutes. You will be rewarded with a beautiful panorama. The two mountain lakes Lai da Ravais-ch Suot and Lai da Ravais-ch Sur are located in a small valley at the foot of the mighty Piz Murtelet. Depending on the incidence of light, the lakes glow from turquoise to green to black.
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Author
Marc Barandun
Update: March 15, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,739 m
Lowest point
1,860 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

The Kesch Trek is an alpine mountain hike. The potential dangers in the high mountains must be correctly assessed. The hiking stages require a good condition.

Tips and hints

Kesch-Hütte SAC www.kesch.ch

Bergün Filisur Tourismus www.berguen-filisur.ch

Start

Walserhuus Sertig (1,859 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'784'316E 1'177'193N
DD
46.720448, 9.849857
DMS
46°43'13.6"N 9°50'59.5"E
UTM
32T 564946 5174450
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Destination

Kesch hut SAC

Turn-by-turn directions

Ascent Sertig-Pass (2738 m) - Val dal Tschüvel - Kesch  hut SAC (2625 m) / Dinner, overnight at the Kesch hut SAC, breakfast

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'784'316E 1'177'193N
DD
46.720448, 9.849857
DMS
46°43'13.6"N 9°50'59.5"E
UTM
32T 564946 5174450
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Hiking map Swiss Topo 1:50`000 / Blatt 258 T Bergün

Equipment

Good mountain boots, weatherproof and warm clothing, rain protection, food for the hiking stages (packed lunches can also be obtained in the huts), enough water, sun and head protection, medicine box, maps for orientation and hiking poles

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
11.3 km
Duration
5:15 h
Ascent
1,088 m
Descent
324 m
Multi-stage route Scenic Refreshment stops available

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