Alp Soliva bei Curaglia

Medium
17.1 km
6:00 h
1165 mhd
964 mhd
Blick auf den Tödi von der Alp Soliva
Start in Cavardiras

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Casa Purila in Cavardiras
Through forests and alpine roses, over pastures and alps, plus an unusual view of Disentis
Technique 2/6
Fitness 3/6
Highest Point  2180 m
Lowest Point  1029 m
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Start
Disentis
Destination
Curaglia
Coordinates
46.704993, 8.85455

Details

Description

Our hike takes us from Disentis train station to the opposite side of the valley to the year-round inhabited village of Cavardiras. First on a forest road and later on a hiking trail we quickly gain altitude and we can always take a look at Disentis between the fir trees.

It gets exciting when we reach the top of the Bova Gronda. A mighty rock fall in 1689 caused great devastation here. He destroyed the hamlets of Brulf and Valentin and there were 22 fatalities. For three hours, the landslide dammed the Rhine; fortunately, there was no tidal wave.

After this demolition point, the forest gradually clears and we hike through alpine rose bushes until we arrive at the round summit of Alp Soliva. The view is fantastic, the glaciers of the Oberalpstock and the Tödi are flashing. The meadows are dotted with flowers and invite you to take a nap, it is quiet and peaceful, only from time to time we hear the bells of grazing cows.  

On the way again, we hike downhill past Alp Soliva, followed by a shady forest and soon we see the houses of Soliva. We sit down briefly on the bench in front of the small chapel before we take the last piece to Curaglia under our hiking boots. From Curaglia, the Postbus takes us back to Disentis.

Geheimtipp

Let a taxi take you to Cavardiras. Shorten the tour by about 1 hour

Ausrüstung

Hiking equipment. Sticks are helpful when descending.

Directions

From Disentis station we follow the roads to Cavardiras. Here begins the forest road to Caischavedra from where a hiking trail leads to Alp Soliva. At the highest point 2178 we choose the path downhill and we pass the alpine hut. In front of the forest we continue in the same direction to Soliva. Below the chapel, the trail leads down to Curaglia.

Directions

Public Transport

By train to Disentis

Anreise Information

By car to Disentis

Parken

Parking at Disentis train station (chargeable)

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