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Peccia - Capanna Cristallina

This route is another special treat for hiking enthusiasts, with a breathtaking natural landscape which becomes more stunning as you climb.

From Peccia, the path climbs up to Camblee, where you will find an old granary turne into an open-air museum.
When you reach Mogno, you can stop and admire the Church of San Giovanni Battista, designed by the architect Mario Botta, and then continue onwards to the village of Fusio with its notable buildings.
From there you can catch a glimpse of the awe-inspiring Sambuco dam, your next destination.

Carry on along the path which runs parallel to the lake until you reach the Narèt area with its magnificent lakes. You can then either backtrack to Fusio (4.5 h) and enjoy a relaxing night there or continue onwards through spectacular pristine landscape to the Cristallina mountain cabin (1.5 h).

DeparturePeccia
ArrivalCapanna Cristallina
Suitable for
Adults
Itinerary features
Typology
Linear
Length
23.16 KM
Duration
8H
Difficulty
High
Wednesday 21 February
10° MAX 10° / MIN 2°
rainfall 0%
wind light
Weather forecast for the next days

Thu
8° 2°

Fri
7° 3°

Sat
9° 3°

Sun
8° 3°

Mon
5° 2°
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

Ascona-Locarno Turismo
Infodesk Maggia

Centro commerciale
CH-6673 Maggia
T +41 91 759 77 26
F +41 91 759 77 40
[email protected]
www.ascona-locarno.com

 

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