Strada Alta - Trail Running

21.1 km
4:20 h
892 mhd
892 mhd
Strada Alta

Do you want to touch the sky with a finger? This is the path for you!

The track, which allows runners to deal with a technical path, develops mainly on the path of the Strada Alta immersed in the clouds and the valley of the Pass.

Technique 5/6
Fitness 5/6
Highest Point  2205 m
Lowest Point  1605 m
Best Season
San Remo Sports Center
San Remo Sports Center
46.45966, 9.191604



The route begins at the San Remo Sports Center in San Bernardino where you take the forest road that, passing through the Bosco di San Remo, leads to the shores of Lake Isola. After about 3 km from the beginning of the track you reach the intersection with the road that leads the athletes to the Passit Pass. The path climbs regularly within the forest characterized by the presence of fir and larch trees. From the Passit Pass you can enjoy a beautiful view of the Mesolcina valley and the alpine lakes in the area. With a last effort you reach the highest point of the route and then begin the descent towards Confin Basso passing at the foot of the Motton (2154 m). For the most trained trail runners it is possible to climb again towards the Alp de Confin (2286 m) before descending towards the top station of the cable car. After a short climb begins the part of the track that turns out to be "moved" and characterized by the presence of many boulders that make the race exciting and technical. After about 16.5 km of effort you reach the top of the San Bernardino Pass before embarking on the descent to the village following the path that retraces the old Roman Road.


Public Transport

The train and postbus connections make San Bernardino easily accessible both from the south (via Bellinzona) and from the north (via Chur).

Travel times:

from Lugano: about
1h30 from Zurich: about
3h from Milan: about 2h30

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The starting point is only 5 minutes walk from the "San Bernardino, Posta" stop.

Anreise Information

San Bernardino is easily accessible thanks to the motorway connections from the north A3 Zurich – Sargans and A13 Sargans – San Bernardino and from the south A2 Chiasso – Bellinzona and A13 Bellinzona – San Bernardino.

Travel times:

from Lugano: 1h
from Zurich: 2h
from Milan: 2h

For traffic information:


You can use the stalls at the Hostel and Nordic Center of San Bernardino.

Responsible for this content Ente Turistico Regionale del Moesano San Bernardino, Mesolcina, Calanca.
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