The Greina plateau and Arch

Prepare to be charmed by the poetry of the alpine tundra. Set your soul free on the Greina plateau, where the torrents flow undisturbed, creating peat bogs and ponds. You’ll discover a place where the natural treasures will simply amaze you. Crossing stony ground, snowfields and grass dotted with the delicate and vivid colours of the mountain flowers, feelings of the incredible power and beauty of nature are inescapable.

DepartureCampo Blenio
ArrivalLuzzone dam
Suitable for
Adults
Itinerary features
Typology
Circular
Length
18.14 KM
Duration
7H
Difficulty
High
Monday 21 August
26° MAX 26° / MIN 14°
rainfall 0%
wind light
Weather forecast for the next days

Mon
26° 14°

Tue
27° 15°

Wed
29° 15°

Thu
29° 17°

Fri
29° 17°
Alternative routes

The route can be also covered from the opposite direction (anticlockwise). From Campo Blenio (just before the entrance to the village there is a large car park) you go up toward lake Luzzone, continuing on until Alpe Garzott, the Capanna Michela-Motterascio mountain hut, finally reaching the Greina Pass and finishing your trek going through the Val Camadra to Campo Blenio.

Please note that if y...

Tips
  • Waterproof clothing, light and warm
  • Hiking boots
  • Gloves, sun cap, change of clothes
  • Backpack maximum 5-8 kg
  • First aid kit with penknife
  • Sleeping bag for overnight in alpine hut
  • Torch, sunglasses, sun cream, water-bottle
  • Hiking map/topographic map
  • Compass
  • Camera
  • Food
  • Raincover for backpacks


From end of June / beginning of July until the beginning of October, Bus alpine guarantees a regular transport service from Blenio Valley to this wonderful natural attraction.
Timetables, offers and more information:
www.busalpin.ch

Montagnepulite:
This project was born to promote an effective management and sustainable use of mountain huts in Ticino, and in particular the litter management. The responsible management of litter in the mountains is a matter of common sense. We can all contribute:

www.montagnepulite.ch/en/golden-rules

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