Hiking from Albigna Lake to the Casnil Pass in Val Bregaglia (Switzerland), near Milan

Hike among the Swiss Alps from Albigna Lake to the Casnil Pass in Val Bregaglia, close to Milan, with fully-qualified GAI mountain leader Lorenzo.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

1 day

Mountain Range

Alps

People per Guide

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Aug, Sep

Type of Trip

Group

Highlights

 
  • Explore iconic natural landscapes of the Swiss mountains.

  • Hike among tranquil lakes and snow-blanketed summits.

  • Benefit from having a mountain leader guiding you among the mountains.

 

Piercing alpine peaks dominate the skyline of Val Bregaglia, a picturesque valley that mostly slides within Swiss territory, with a section falling into Italy.

The name of the valley originates from the Bergalei tribe that once inhabited the alpine territory.

Entering the Casnil pass places us at the heart of Val Bregaglia, opening up breathtaking landscapes and stunning views of giant granite spires.

Firstly, we’ll take the cable car to Albigna Lake, a tranquil reservoir that gently sits at 2,163 meters above sea level in the Swiss canton of Graubünden.

Albigna Lake is located on the southwest side of the Val Bregaglia. From here we’ll take off on foot, exploring the valley packed with breathtaking scenery.

You’ll ascend snowfields and navigate large granite blocks scattered along the Casnil south pass at 2,941 meters above sea level.

This hiking trip among the alpine wilderness of Switzerland should take approximately 5 hours on foot, with an altitude range of around 850 meters.

Get in touch now to reserve your place on a hiking adventure in the Swiss mountains from Albigna Lake to the Casnil Pass in the Bregaglia Valley.

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Price per person

 
Group of 1
25 EUR

Group of 2
25 EUR

Group of 3
25 EUR

Group of 4
25 EUR

Group of 5
25 EUR

Group of 6
25 EUR

Group of 7
25 EUR

Group of 8
25 EUR

 

Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
 

Other details

 
Skill level required

Intermediate

Fitness level required

Fit

Meeting point

At 7am in Piazzale Lotto in Milan, in front of the Lido.

 

About the Guide

 
 

I was born in 1967, I'm an agronomist and guide of medium mountain of the Lombardy College of mountain guides. I have collaborated with ERSAF on some projects related to the mountain environment, and with the main Italian outdoor magazines as editor.

Together with my friend and alpine guide "Frisco" D'Alessio founded "Vie Alte", which offers hiking and mountaineering trips in some of the most unusual and enchanting places in the Alps.

 
 
 

 

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