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Kesch-Trek stage 3

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  • Piz Kesch
    / Piz Kesch
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  • Weg von der Kesch-Hütte nach Chants
    / Weg von der Kesch-Hütte nach Chants
    Photo: Bergün Filisur Tourismus
  • Val Plazbi
    / Val Plazbi
    Photo: Bergün Filisur Tourismus
  • Weg zur Fuorcla Pischa
    / Weg zur Fuorcla Pischa
    Photo: Bergün Filisur Tourismus
  • Fuorcla Pischa
    / Fuorcla Pischa
    Photo: Bergün Filisur Tourismus
Map / Kesch-Trek stage 3
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Hike Kesch-Hütte SAC via Plazbi to the Es-cha-Hütte SAC

moderate
14.1 km
5:10 h
970 m
1002 m

From the Kesch hut you first descend to Alp digl Chant. Here delicious products such as yoghurt, mountain cheese and milk can be tasted and bought. After the steep ascent to Fuorcla Pischa and another descent, you will reach the Es-cha hut.

 

Whole tour: Kesch-Trek

Stage 4: Es-cha-Hütte SAC - Preda or Bergün

outdooractive.com User
Author
Marc Barandun
Updated: October 08, 2018

Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2871 m
Lowest point
1952 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.

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.

Tips, hints and links

Es-cha hut SAC www.es-cha.ch

Bergün Filisur Tourismus www.berguen-filisur.ch

Start

Kesch hut SAC (2624 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.645218, 9.875339
UTM
32T 566987 5166111

Destination

Es-cha hut SAC

Turn-by-turn directions

Descent Kesch - Alp digl Chant (1999 m) - Val Plazbi - Fuorcla Pischa (2871 m) - Es-cha hut SAC (2594 m) /Dinner, overnight at the Es-cha hut SAC, breakfast

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

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


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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
14.1 km
Duration
5:10 h
Ascent
970 m
Descent
1002 m
Multi-stage tour Scenic With refreshment stops

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