Hiking 

 

To the waterfall of Mergoscia (731 m)

A short hike with the possibility to take a bath in the waterfall, about 25 min.

 

Mergoscia (731 m) - Monti di Lego (1149 m)

Magnificent views of lake Maggiore and Locarno and a cosy place to take a break

Ascent: Mergoscia - Fressino - Monti di Lego, ca. 420 Vm, 1 h 30 min
Descent:  Monti di Lego - Fordigia - Mergoscia, ca. 420 Vm, 1 h 30 min

Mergoscia (731 m) - Cima della Trosa (1869 m)

Magnificent view up to the highest mountains of the Valais Alps

Ascent: Mergoscia - Faedo - Alpe Bietri - Cima della Trosa, ca. 1150 Vm, ca. 3 h
Descent: Cima della Trosa - A. Bietri - Faedo - Mergoscia, ca. 1150 Vm, ca. 2 h 30 min
Alternative descent: Cima della Trosa - A. Bietri - Monti di Lego - Fressino - Mergoscia,  1200 Vm, ca. 3 h 30 min

 

Mergoscia (731 m)-Perbioi (885 m)-Corippo (558 m)-Ponte di Salti-Lavertezzo (536 m)

The path leads along the turquoise-blue Verzasca river with wonderful places to take a refreshing bath.

Trip upstream: ca. 300 Vm, ca. 3 h 15 min
Return: With the postbus to the dam, across it and in ca. 1 h, ca. 200 Vm, to Mergoscia

 

Mergoscia (731 m) - Madone (2051 m)

One of the most beautiful scenic hikes

Ascent: Mergoscia - Monti di Cortoi - Porchesio - Redrisc - Madone, ca. 1350 Vm, 3 h 45 min
Descent: Madone - Redrisc - Porchesio - Mergoscia, ca. 1350 Hm, 1350 Vm, 3 h
Alternativ descent : Madone - Alpe Bietri - Faedo - Mergoscia, 1350 Vm, 2 h 30 min

Mergoscia (730 m) - Monti di Motti (1062 m)

Magnificent views of lake Maggiore and a cosy place to take a break

Ascent: Mergoscia - Diga della Verzasca - Monti di Metri - Monti di Motti, ca. 330 Vm, ca. 2 h, 30 min
Descent: Monti di Motti - Monti di Metri - Diga della Verzasca - Mergoscia, ca. 260 Vm, ca. 2
 

 

Monti di Motti (1062 m) - Sassariente (1768 m)

A hike with history to the so-called Polish Wall

Ascent: Monti di Motti - Forcarella - Sassariente, ca. 700 Vm, 3 h
Descent: Sassariente - Forcarella - Monit di Motti, 2 h 30 min

Vogorno (480 m) - Alpe Bardughè (1638 m)

The Alpe Bardughè is located on one of the most scenic spots in Ticino

Ascent: Vogorno - Odro - Alpe Bardughè - Vogorno, ca. 1158 Vm, 3 h min
Descent: Alpe Bardughè - Vogorno, ca. 2 h

Your can reach the Alpe Bardughè also with a small cabel car  www.bardughe.ch

Alpe Bardughè (1638 m) - Pizzo Vogorno (2442 m)

Interesting alpine hike

Ascent: Alpe Bardughè - Pizzo Vogorno, ca. 800 Vm, 2 h 30 min
Descent: Pizzo Vogorno - Alpe Bardughè - Vogorno , ca. 3 h 45 min

Alpe di Neggia (1395 m) - Monte Tamaro (1961 m)

Hike with view to two lakes

Ascent: Alpe di Neggia - Monte Tamaro, 550 Vm, ca. 2 h
Descent: Monta Tamaro - Alpe di Neggia, ca, 1 h 30 min

 

Via Alta Della Verzasca

The Via Alta della Verzasca is an alpine hike for several days which runs always along the ridges of the the Verzazca Valley 

Information: 

Via Alta Della Verzasca

www.tenero-tourism.ch/de/162/via_alta.aspx

 

 

Climbing areas

Climbing guides:

  • Varese e Canton Ticino, Davide Mazzucchelli, Versante Sud

  • Plaisir Sud, Filidor

  • Ticino e Moesano, SAC, Clauco Cugini

Arcegno

  • Difficulty 3c - 8c
  • An attractive climbing area between meadows and a chestnut forest

Baladrum (Topo)

  • Difficulty 4a - 7a
  • Small climbing area with beautiful view of the lake. Climbing routes in best, compact well-structured gneiss

Ponte Brolla

  • Diffcullty 3a - 8c
  • The most famous climbing area in Ticino