Capanna Piansecco

The most direct route to the Piansecco Hut from All’Acqua, near the Novena Pass, is short and very steep (time required: 1h). This hut was only built in 1995 and is very popular with families, partly because it is only a one-hour walk away.

It is an excellent starting point for a number of excursions in the magnificent mountains. The area around Lake Pigne and the valley next to the hut are certainly well worth exploring. Nature reigns supreme here, making this the perfect place to stay for a while and enjoy the breathtaking views.

Children can try out rock climbing for the first time on the climbing walls just a few metres from the hut. There are a number of simple routes fitted with holds that have been created specifically for children. However, grown-ups often like to have a go too! The Poncione di Ruino wall is said to be comparable to the granite of Mount Blanc and features a number of very interesting routes.

ArrivalCapanna Piansecco
Suitable for
Itinerary features
1.89 KM
1H 30
Tuesday 20 February
MAX 8° / MIN -3°
rainfall 0%
wind light/moderate
Weather forecast for the next days

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6° -3°

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  • Hiking boots
  • Sun cap
  • Water-bottle
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun cream
  • Hiking map
  • Camera
  • Food


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:


Tourism Organization Addresses

Bellinzonese e Alto Ticino
Sede Leventina

Via della Stazione 22
CH-6780 Airolo
T +41 91 869 15 33
F +41 91 869 26 42
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