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Erlebnis: Höhenweg Monte Lema-Tamaro

Erlebnis: Höhenweg Monte Lema-Tamaro

Difficult
05:40
8.34 mi
1.5 mph
2,500 ft
2,550 ft
Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

Tour Overview

Starting Point
4.10 mi
© OSM

Monte Gradiccioli Gipfel

Hiking Highlight

5.62 mi
© OSM

Monte Tamaro

Hiking Highlight

8.34 mi
© OSM

Santa Maria degli Angeli

Hiking Highlight

Tour Profile

Waytypes

Alpine Hiking Path: < 109 yd
Mountain Hiking Path: 5.64 mi
Hiking Path: 1.22 mi
Path: 1.47 mi

Surfaces

Alpine: 3.14 mi
Natural: 3.71 mi
Unpaved: < 109 yd
Gravel: 1.42 mi
Paved: < 109 yd
Unknown: < 109 yd

Weather Forecast

MySwitzerland planned a hike.

May 30, 2019

Comments

  • MySwitzerland

    Among the high altitude hikes in Switzerland, this is one of the classics: the tightrope walk from Monte Lema to Monte Tamaro. On the way you will enjoy an unbeatable panorama that stretches from the Leventina via the surrounding valleys to the Valais Alps to the west and the Grisons Alps to the east.The hike starts at the summit station of Monte Lema. From here you have a breathtaking view of Lake Lugano on one side and Lake Maggiore on the other side. As you wander over the ridge near the Swiss-Italian border, you have an incredible view all the time. There are two ascents for you: the climbs to Monte Gradiccioli and Monte Tamaro.A well-deserved break can be made on the Capanna Tamaro below the summit of the same name. Here you can indulge in home-made specialties while enjoying the view from the cozy sun terrace. Strengthened, you then hike to Alpe Foppa, the destination of the tour. From here a lift takes you to the valley.Tip: In summer, a shuttle bus between the two base stations, so you can always go back to the starting point, no matter in which direction you go the hike.

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    • June 1, 2019

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Erlebnis: Höhenweg Monte Lema-Tamaro