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Kesch-Trek stage 3

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Hike Kesch-Hütte SAC via Plazbi to the Es-cha-Hütte SAC
moderate
Distance 14.1 km
5:10 h
970 m
1,002 m
2,871 m
1,952 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

Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,871 m
Lowest point
1,952 m
Best time of year
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Track types

Dirt road 11.27%Forested/wild trail 14.77%Path 72.19%Unknown 1.75%
Dirt road
1.6 km
Forested/wild trail
2.1 km
Path
10.2 km
Unknown
0.2 km
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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

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

Bergün Filisur Tourismus www.berguen-filisur.ch

Start

Kesch hut SAC (2,624 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'786'523E 1'168'894N
DD
46.645218, 9.875339
DMS
46°38'42.8"N 9°52'31.2"E
UTM
32T 566987 5166111
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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

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all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'786'523E 1'168'894N
DD
46.645218, 9.875339
DMS
46°38'42.8"N 9°52'31.2"E
UTM
32T 566987 5166111
w3w 
///swordfish.reckon.outlined
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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
14.1 km
Duration
5:10 h
Ascent
970 m
Descent
1,002 m
Highest point
2,871 m
Lowest point
1,952 m
Multi-stage route Scenic Refreshment stops available

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