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32.05 Poschiavo - Tirano, Trans Altarezia Bike

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The single trail begins, after a good 1000-metre ascent. It runs more or less along the ridgeline, to Alpe San Romerio and then via Viano along the old smugglers' routes and through vineyards via Baruffini down to Tirano, the final destination on the route.
moderate
Distance 29.1 km
4:35 h
1,059 m
1,636 m
1,909 m
437 m
Along the «King's Stage» from northern Italy to the southern portal of the tunnel and over the pass. The mountain hike leads past the crystal-clear Palpuognasee lake, over Weissenstein Alp or Crap Alv up to the Fuorcla Crap Alv (2466 m altitude) and steeply down into Val Bever to the idyllic stage destination of Spinas.

Author’s recommendation

Carry identification as this is a cross-border route.

To shorten the section you can also pre-order a taxi (alpie taxi) from Poschiavo.

Snowfields possible into summer months on high-level sections

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Author
Antonella Klee
Update: January 30, 2018
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,909 m
Lowest point
437 m
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Tips and hints

Ente Turistico Valposchiavo
Vie della stazione
7742 Poschiavo
Telefon:081 844 05 71
Website: http://www.valposchiavo.ch/de/

Alpentaxi:

Balzarolo SA (Taxi)
7742 Poschiavo (GR)
+41 81 844 10 42 / +41 79 599 96 76

Start

Poschiavo (1,013 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'801'432E 1'133'715N
DD
46.324611, 10.054648
DMS
46°19'28.6"N 10°03'16.7"E
UTM
32T 581184 5130655
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Destination

Tirano

Turn-by-turn directions

This route is only signposted in one direction: Poschiavo–Tirano

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'801'432E 1'133'715N
DD
46.324611, 10.054648
DMS
46°19'28.6"N 10°03'16.7"E
UTM
32T 581184 5130655
w3w 
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Ausweispapiere mitnehmen, da die Route grenzüberschreitend ist.

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Georg Jürg Durrer
August 27, 2020 · Community
Achtung: Die Abfahrt ab Viano Zoll ist zur Zeit gesperrt und unpassierbar
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When did you do this route? August 27, 2020

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
29.1 km
Duration
4:35 h
Ascent
1,059 m
Descent
1,636 m
Highest point
1,909 m
Lowest point
437 m
Multi-stage route

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