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Snowshoe trail Dalpe - Il Riccio

Snowshoeing recommended route

Snowshoe trail Dalpe - Il Riccio

Snowshoeing · Bellinzona and Valleys
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  • Snowshoe trail Dalpe - Il Riccio
    Snowshoe trail Dalpe - Il Riccio
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Just a few kilometers from the highway exit at Quinto or, more precisely, in the beautiful village of Dalpe at 1,200 m a.s.l., there are four very diverse snowshoe trails. 

easy
Distance 3.2 km
1:05 h
62 m
62 m
1,287 m
1,225 m

The outermost loop trail is included in the official SwitzerlandMobility routes (No. 957). 

The trail named « the hedgehog » is an easy two-way trail suitable even for beginners. The departure point is located at the Bedrina ski lift, then runs along the sunny slope of Dalpe until reaching the Cleuro area where it joins « the squirrel » trail.

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Update: November 30, 2023
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,287 m
Lowest point
1,225 m
Best time of year
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Track types

Asphalt 49.46%Forested/wild trail 25.10%Road 8.29%Unknown 17.13%
Asphalt
1.6 km
Forested/wild trail
0.8 km
Road
0.3 km
Unknown
0.6 km
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Safety information

For safety reasons, it is forbidden to leave the marked route.

Tips and hints

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Start

Dalpe, Bedrina (1,225 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'702'272E 1'148'655N
DD
46.481410, 8.770517
DMS
46°28'53.1"N 8°46'13.9"E
UTM
32T 482385 5147563
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Destination

Dalpe, Bedrina

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'702'272E 1'148'655N
DD
46.481410, 8.770517
DMS
46°28'53.1"N 8°46'13.9"E
UTM
32T 482385 5147563
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Equipment

  • Snowshoe
  • Boots
  • Hiking stick
  • Sun cup
  • Gloves
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun cream
  • Water-bottle

Similar routes nearby

  • Percorso Dalpe (SwitzerlandMobility 957)
  • Snowshoe trail Dalpe - Il Lupo
  • Percorso con racchette Dalpe - Lo Scoiattolo
  • Snowshoe trail Dalpe - La Marmotta
  • Percorso Carì (SwitzerlandMobility 955)
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
3.2 km
Duration
1:05 h
Ascent
62 m
Descent
62 m
Highest point
1,287 m
Lowest point
1,225 m
Out and back Family-friendly Geological highlights Dog-friendly
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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