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Quartet of Summits Tour on the Pizol

Hiking Trail · Ferienregion Heidiland
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  • Aussicht vom Pizolgipfel auf den Wildsee
    / Aussicht vom Pizolgipfel auf den Wildsee
    Photo: Pizolbahnen AG
  • / Route auf den Pizolgipfel
    Photo: Pizolbahnen AG
  • / Wildsee
    Photo: Pizolbahnen AG
  • / Gipfelkreuz Hochwart
    Photo: Pizolbahnen AG
  • / Gamidauerspitz
    Photo: Pizolbahnen AG
  • / Pizolgipfel und Gletschermoräne
    Photo: Pizolbahnen AG
  • / Garmil
    Photo: Pizolbahnen AG
  • / Weg zum Garmil
    Photo: Pizolbahnen AG
m 3400 3200 3000 2800 2600 2400 2200 2000 1800 1600 18 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 km Pizolgletscher Steinmanndli Hochwart Schottensee Pizol Wildsee Wildsee Schwarzsee Garmil
Climb 4 peaks of the Pizol area - Pizol, Hochwart, Gamidauerspitz & Garmil - and be enchanted by varied views on this challenging hike.
difficult
Distance 18.6 km
7:30 h
1,107 m
1,457 m

Author’s recommendation

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Author
Claudia Kohli
Update: May 31, 2021
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
2,831 m
Lowest point
1,828 m
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Rest Stop

Bergrestaurant Pizolhütte
Berghotel Gaffia
Alte Alp Gaffia

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Pizolhütte, Pizol (2,217 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'750'514E 1'204'963N
DD
46.978660, 9.417029
DMS
46°58'43.2"N 9°25'01.3"E
UTM
32T 531717 5202877
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Destination

Gaffia, Pizol

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'750'514E 1'204'963N
DD
46.978660, 9.417029
DMS
46°58'43.2"N 9°25'01.3"E
UTM
32T 531717 5202877
w3w 
///seasonal.converged.scary
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
18.6 km
Duration
7:30 h
Ascent
1,107 m
Descent
1,457 m
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