59 Sentiero Cristallina
59 Sentiero Cristallina

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Sentiero Cristallina

Stage 3, Cap. Cristallina–Airolo

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Sentiero Cristallina

From the stony mountain slopes, across beautiful alps with typical twin water troughs, to finally reach the Val Bedretto-Höhenweg (high-level trail). The high moorland ablaze with dazzling colour and views of the Gotthard massif are phenomenal.
From the stony mountain slopes, across beautiful alps with typical twin water troughs, to finally reach the Val Bedretto-Höhenweg (high-level trail). The high moorland ablaze with dazzling colour and views of the Gotthard massif are phenomenal.
17 km
300 m | 1750 m
5 h 00 min
medium (mountain hiking trail) | difficult

Season

Season
Beware: snowfields possible into summer months on high-level sections

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Saving metres in altitude
There is an aerial cableway between Airolo and Pesciüm that saves about 600 metres in altitude.

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Airolo
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Contact

Signpost management
Signposting is managed by the cantonal hiking trail organisation on behalf of the canton.
Ticino Sentieri
Via A. Giovannini 3
6710 Biasca
info@ticinosentieri.ch
www.ticinosentieri.ch

Services

Accommodation

Capanna Cristallina CAS
Capanna Cristallina CAS
Bedretto
Hotel Forni
Hotel Forni
Airolo
B&B Gottardo
B&B Gottardo
Airolo
B&B Motta
B&B Motta
Airolo
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Bookable offers

59 Sentiero Cristallina
59 Sentiero Cristallina
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Places

Airolo
Airolo
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Places of interest

Airolo, Ressiga–Madrano
Airolo, Ressiga–Madrano
Cheese factory Gottardo
Cheese factory Gottardo
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Signalization

Signalization
For hiking, follow the logo indicated on the yellow signposts. Take a printout of our web map on your hike for safety's sake.
Signalization