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Excursion around Lake Morghirolo

A beautiful excursion leading to Lake Morghirolo. The gently climbing path winds its way through flower-filled meadows and over rocky ground until reaching the quiet lake in its idyllic setting, where you may want to sit and relax for a while or explore its shores.

It is well-worth finding out about the area around the hut, which is packed with activities to suit all tastes: walks and skiing, paths to other huts, climbing and lots of spots where visitors can enjoy everything the mountain has to offer. Check out the hut’s web page for some inspiration! The various options are described in detail under the different headings.

How to get to the hut:
The excursion to Campo Tencia Hut starts in Dalpe, setting off through a cool, shady wood, then climbing consistently through various alpine pastures and past sparkling mountain streams until arriving at the hut.

DepartureDalpe
ArrivalCapanna Campo Tencia
Suitable for
Adults
Itinerary features
Typology
Linear
Length
10.68 KM
Duration
4H
Difficulty
Easy
Close to this route
Wednesday 21 February
MAX 9° / MIN -3°
rainfall 0%
wind light
Weather forecast for the next days

Thu
7° -3°

Fri
6° -2°

Sat
8° -2°

Sun
7° -2°

Mon
4° -3°
Alternative routes

Variant A:
The lakeshore excursion is characterised by a number of very rocky stretches (time required:  45min; length: 1 km).

Variant B:
Variant B heads towards Piz Campolungo and then proceeds towards Cima di Lei alpine pasture, with its magnificent views of the Campo Tencia group (time required: 1h 45min; length: 1.8 km).

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

 

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:

https://www.montagnepulite.ch/en/golden-rules

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
[email protected]
www.bellinzonese-altoticino.ch

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